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Healthy Diet and Moderate Exercise

You know the funny thing is that we all read stories on the news or watch reality shows like "The Biggest Loser" or even know friends or family that have taken drastic measures to diet and lose weight. We think, "Wow, these people have got their game on because they've lost 50 pounds in 3 months!"

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Top Tips to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh Longer

Top Tips to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh Longer


It's happened before. You brought home too many fresh carrots, cucumbers and fancy mesclun lettuce, didn't get to them as quickly as you thought you would and they spoiled. Rubbery carrots, slimy cucumbers and rusty lettuce can definitely m...

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It really is a lifestyle

I saw Dr Oz talking about his "Day Off Diet," and I thought I didn't need a full day off, just an occasional meal off like the weekly dinner with my dad that's a little higher in calories and fat than a single meal should be for me, and the occasional meal out with my girlfriends which usually invol...

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Health benefits of having close friends

The value of friendship is something that few people take time to really appreciate. When you need a friend, you realize just how important it is to have a strong relationship to another person. value of friendship, good friends Everyone values friendships, but it's especially important when you are...

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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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Healthy Grocery Shopping

Eat from mostly the perimeter of the store. Pay attention the next time you are at the grocery store. Most of your healthy foods are around the edges of the store......produce, dairy, seafood, meats. All the heavy carbs are in the aisles. (Candy, cookies, chips, dressings, gravy's, pastas, cracke...

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Astaxanthin: The Most Powerful Nutrient Ever Discovered for Eye Health

Astaxanthin: The Most Powerful Nutrient Ever Discovered for Eye Health


Scientists long ago discovered that a class of naturally-occurring pigments called carotenoids held powerful antioxidant properties that are crucial for your health. But only recently has one particular carotenoid jump...

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How to avoid burnout

It can be very hard caring for family, job, aged parents, and woman inevitably put themselves last. The risks of burnout are real, then come tears, anger, resentment. It all still has to be done, we cannot run away, but there are a few things you can do to minimalize the risk of burnout.

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Tips for bicycle safety

More and more people are enjoying the pleasures of bicycle riding, both for the health benefits, and for the sheer joy of being out on two wheels. It can be dangerous to mix bicycles with traffic but many steps can be taken to protect yourself as much as possible. 200 pounds versus 6000 is a given...

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Eat an Energizing Breakfast

Whether it be for weight loss, weight Maintenance, depression, anxiety, or all manner of ailments - Eating a Healthy, Energizing Breakfast cemented with Good Carbs and Protein - Starting my day off with an Energizing Breakfast has made such a difference in each of my days. I skipped breakfast for o...

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