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First and Foremost, Love Yourself!

I am finding great strength in the Body Positivity movement. I am not waiting for a number on my dress or the scale to live my life. I deserve to live my life and love my body right now, lumps and bumps and jiggle. My body deserves to move, to have good fuel and a happy mind. As long as I feel good ...

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What's New and Beneficial About Pears

What's New and Beneficial About Pears

For nutritional reasons, we're often advised to consume the skins of fruits. However, it's less often that research provides strong evidence in support of this advice. Recent studies have shown that the skin of pears contains at least three to four ti...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value (Part 2)

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently Ive begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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Questions To Ask At Your Next Doctor's Visit

Speak Up!!!!! Questions to ask at your next doctor's visit:

Patients get an average of 18 minutes with their doctor during a regular visit, according to research from the University of Washington. That is not much time, so make every second count.

The first step is to adjust your min...

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Track Your Food

In nine months I dropped 35 pounds and reached my goal weight of 135. Several people have asked me to share my secret. In the past few weeks, I have noticed the number on the scales creeping up, and even now I need to be reminded of the weight loss tools I need to rediscover. My first secret is simp...

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Fruit or Vegetables

I started back just a week ago, and already, I am starting to make some good changes, with my bad habits. I use to eat all sorts of salty snacks late at night. The past week, I decided not to mess up a good days worth of making the right food choices by blowing it at night, so I started to eat a pie...

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Do it every day!

My secret is to take the steps I need to take for a better health EVERY DAY. I remind myself that I cannot catch up if I skip exercise today. I also cannot do better tomorrow if I overeat today.
Well, I can, but TODAY and right NOW is the chance to build a better lifestyle.

Steps that I ...

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End of the crankys

SLEEP!!!
It really is true...being cranky can be caused by lack of sleep. I definitely notice when I haven't gotten enough, and can have some monster days! Being cranky with my family upsets me more, then I am stressed and cannot sleep. I have had weeks of insomnia at a time, which isn't good for...

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