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Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Whenever I can, I try to do little bits of physical activity as often as I can throughout the day, even when Im at work.

If the weather is nice, I take the opportunity to go walking. If I am on a coffee break (15 minutes), I take a brisk walk around the perimeter of my office building. If...

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consume foods that have less than 5/6 ingredients

Read labels! If you don't know an ingredient, do not eat it.....

I try very hard to stick by this rule......and it works!

Chemicals are not good or should I say "healthy" for the body.

Natural foods are. Fruits and vegetables. On an average day, I consume at least 5-8 servi...

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The benefits of pet ownership

Who can resist a frolicking little kitten? Who can possibly resist an adorable little puppy? There is a wise saying about a puppy licking your face being more beneficial than therapy and part of that statement may well be true. There are many benefits to owning a pet providing you are willing to p...

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Can you tell us about the health-promoting, sulfur-containing compounds found in garlic?

Whole books have been written about garlic, an herb affectionately called "the stinking rose" in light of its numerous therapeutic benefits. A member of the lily or Allium family, which also includes onio...

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th 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 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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Focus on pounds already gone

I think biggest secret to success for me would be focusing on the pounds that I have already gotten rid of (not lost because I do not ever want to see them again). I find it so motivational to watch that number grow. There has been many times that i felt that I just can't do this or I have eaten...

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Tackling Sleep Apnea

"Obesity plays a big role in the development of apnea," says Chervin. Extra weight can mean more fat deposits in the soft tissue that surrounds the throat, which can obstruct breathing.

Among 690 randomly selected middle-aged Wisconsin residents, those whose weight increased by 10 percent or...

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Oh My I Need a Massage

Perhaps the number one reason people seek massage therapy is to relieve stress or feel pampered. I myself consider getting a massage to help relieve pain in my neck and shoulders. There are several muscles that comprise this region: scalenes, splenii, trapezius, and many more. So I found out but I'm...

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When all else fails .. Think..

When your down and you need to think what else look inside and see what you need.. Is it Motivation or a just thinking you just cant go on.. Look to the different Motivational Quotes.. and I would say do what I had to do.. I had post its all over the place the Mirror..Each time I felt like I just gi...

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Making those Scraps Work

I am a quilter. I have a fabric stash that only a quilt store or another quilter can appreciate.

We had our annual quilt show this past week. We also have a "Country Store" at the show, with handmade stuff from our club.

I got in to my scraps (we quilters collect a LOT of scraps) bef...

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