Choosing Better Snacks

fruitsAre you a junk food junkie? Today, I would like to teach those of you who are hooked on junk food about making better choices that can help them to lose weight.

See the bowl of fruit to your right? This is one of the healthiest snacks that you can enjoy, which can also help you to lose weight. Apples, grapes, kiwi and pineapple are all loaded with powerful nutrients ...

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Arthritis

file000419818152It goes without saying that arthritis is a painful condition. Today’s blog is about chronic pain due to arthritis.

It’s not just the elderly that suffer with this condition. Nerve damage or other existing medical conditions can cause an individual of any age to experience pain in their joints. Simple activities such as signing a check or planting a flower garden can often being agonizing if there is no intervention ...

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What Is Dementia?

iStock_000000356381XSmallAs one ages, it is important to be on guard against common diseases such as dementia.

Dementia can literally be translated from its original Latin as meaning “without mind.” Dementia is sort of an umbrella for the many diseases that can affect the brain, such as Alzheimer’s Disease. When it takes its toll on a person, the individual’s brain function becomes severely impaired in that they may have difficulty with ...

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Obesity and Heart Disease

guy fat bellyDid you know that those who are overweight drastically increase their risk of heart disease?

When the body has more weight to carry around, especially if the individual has a serious case of distention in that they have a very protruded abdomen, it forces the heart to work harder. Those who are obese usually also have high blood pressure, which is nicknamed “the silent killer” as the heart ...

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Exercise and Hormonal Imbalance

SF00101-IMG03Hormonal imbalance is a condition that should be taken very seriously. Today I would like to talk to you about conquering hormonal imbalance with diet and exercise.

Many people today experience estrogen dominance problems.  This is due to various factors including inactivity and a large amount of hormone disruptor found in our foods and environment.

For optimal hormone balance, it is important to engage in resistance training activity 3- 5 x’s ...

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What Does the Large Intestine Do?

Healthy Girl 4Our bodies are an amazing creation, and the large intestine is no exception. The large intestine is an important part of the digestive process. It is said that once digested food enters the large intestine, it may take up to 32 hours for the organ to complete its work. The large intestine has several functions, including the processing of unused fiber and digested matter, reabsorbing fluid, and ...

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Could Your Food Be Making You Tired?

House & Food 63If you suffer from fatigue, including Chronic Fatigue, you may wish to examine your diet. Fatty foods, and foods full of sugar and starch can have an adverse effect on the body. Therefore, if you tend to gravitate toward fast food, or often choose red meat, fries, white bread, potato chips and sodas over fresh fruits and vegetables, it is no wonder that you are run ...

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Strokes

598075.tifStrokes are one of the most common afflictions of the aged today. Strokes can often leave people in a partially paralyzed state. They may lose feeling on one side of their body, lose the ability to walk, have difficulty speaking, and can sometimes lose their lives when an attack strikes. Certainly you don’t want this!

It’s important to guard yourself and your spouse from the risk ...

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Procrastination is Your Enemy

iStock_000001770966XSmallPutting off obtaining medical attention is one of the worst things that you can do. would like to tell you about why procrastination is your enemy.

Many people think that if they wait long enough, a problem may just go away. Or, they may delay seeing a doctor due to financial considerations. However, disease is nothing to take risks with. Many ailments are aggressive, progressive and ...

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Auto Immune System Attack!

digestive systemI found a great explanation of the way your immune system can be attacked, written by Dr. Kharrazian.  I wanted to share it with you all:

Let’s say you are a house. Like a house you have barriers that protect you from the outside world, the way windows, walls, a roof and doors protect the inside of a house. Except your windows and walls are your ...

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