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Your Diet and Vitamin A
Getting the proper amount of vitamins is important to your overall health. One often overlooked vitamin is Vitamin A. Vitamin A's benefits include good eyesight, healthy skin, protection against infections by boosting the immune system, and pr... Read more
Many of us have various routines when it comes to fitness and exercise. Some go on bike rides for miles, others go on long marathon runs. But one of the easiest and least... Read more
Itís that time of year again. I know you feel like youíre being hounded by all kinds of messages not to overeat. Thanksgiving is a time to fellowship with friends and family, but itís also a time many look forward to a hearty meal. Well here i... Read more
Osteoporosis in Men
Osteoporosis is quickly becoming more prevalent among men. We used to think it only affected women. But according to the Surgeon General of the United States, by the year 2020, half of all middle-aged men will be plagued with the disease.
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Exercise and Stress
We all know that one of the best ways to jump start your diet and kick your weight loss into gear is regular exercise. But there is another important reason to exercise. Exercise is a great way to release tension and steam. Did your boss give... Read more
Make Halloween Fun and Safe for Kids
With Halloween approaching, this is a time to remind everyone about how to keep your kidís safe and healthy.
First, donít allow your kids to have free reign to eat all of the candy they collect while trick-or-treating. Teach them to separ... Read more
If youíre looking for alternate ways of fixing some of your favorite foods, give this a try. It just might surprise you:
Cooking with cream
Soy, rice, or almond milk; pureed tofu works well too
Cr... Read more
Too Much Stress: What Will Happen Next?
You get home from work feeling tired and frustrated because your boss gave you a last minute special project that will require you to work over the weekend. No sooner than you get your foot in the door, your son races to you asking for a snack ... Read more
Detox Your Mind
Earlier this year, Oprah went on a 21-day detox diet. Many people do this from time to time to rid the body of harmful toxins. This can be particularly beneficial to those on a weight loss diet. Impurities can build up in the body and focusin... Read more
Pitfalls To Avoid
So now, youíre determined to lose a few pounds and get rid of that mid-section and those love handles. You know you need to make some changes in order to have a healthier life. Just be sure you donít do things that might decrease your likelih... Read more
Help Yourself Live Longer
I have been reading a lot about ways to help us live longer. In fact, when I read any newspaper or magazine, my eyes tend to gravitate toward those kinds of stories. Too bad I didnít focus on that when I was a teenager. Then, I mostly read co... Read more
Can I Eat Cake On My Diet?
Oftentimes, people restrict all of the things that I like to call the ďsin foodsĒ when they are on a diet. These include the cheese cake, pumpkin pie, chocolate chip cookies, candy bar, and all the other things that we all like from time to tim... Read more
If a storm came through and knocked out your electricity, do you have a back-up plan? If not, then you should develop one before the storm hits. If you are accustomed to planning your meals as I am, it is much more difficult to find things to e... Read more
My Weight Loss Tips
Here are some easy-to-follow tips to help guide you with your weight loss goals. I spent some time thinking of the most important things people need to know and I came up with five. I could probably come up with dozens of tips to help you. But... Read more
What Happens If I Get Hurt?
If youíre like most people who have been on a steady fitness routine, you feel motivated and inspired every time you go for a walk or get up on your treadmill. You probably get a huge emotional rush just thinking about it. But how do you feel ... Read more