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Healthy habits and tips that prevent disease and keep your mind and body running in tip-top shape.

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Don't Forget How Valuable Water is

Water is the easiest way to hydrate yourself, to wash your body of toxins, and to relieve thirst.

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getting enough sleep!

I just don't eat well, exercise or even have a very positive attitude if I don't get enough sleep. I force myself to get into bed by nine so i can read (Currently working on The Spark)

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If You Are Alive, Act Lively!

Eat Smart, Clean & Nourishing Food.
You can not afford to waste calories on junk.
Move some every day that you wake up.
Food is fuel, it creates energy, you have to burn some!
If you eat excess calories, & don't use some up, you are storing them as fat. Do not become a storage tank, as...

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Garbage In, Garbage Out

One of my SP friends (thanks _Ramona!) shared this link to a program.

https://www.fmtv.com/21-day-program/free-screening

I just watched the entire thing. It's LONG. But my reaction was WOW. VERY INTERESTING and I have to say, it really resonated with me. It's all about the impact of ...

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Weekend Tips to Staying on Track

Go into the weekend with a healthy mindset: Go into the weekend thinking you are going to stay on track, youíre more likely to actually stick with your plan that way!

Plan ahead: Go over your weekend plans and think about them in advance. Donít go STARVING to that party! If youíre going away,...

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How Do You Know if You Have A Cold or the Flu?

Tis the season for colds and flu. How do you know if you have a cold or the flu? Both are caused by a viral infection. Some of the symptoms are the same. But hereís a handy check list that may help, and ways to take care of yourself.

Colds: rarely have a fever, rarely a headache, can hav...

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How Apple Cider Vinegar Can Change Your Life

How Apple Cider Vinegar Can Change Your Life


Vinegar is said to have been discovered around 5000 BC, when unattended grape juice turned into wine and then vinegar. Originally used as a food preservative, vinegarís medicinal uses soon came to light.

Hippocrates used vinegar to manag...

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Natural Treatments for Sinus Infections

What causes sinus infections? Membranes line the bones around the nose, eyes and cheeks. The membranes produce mucous. The purpose of that is to warm and moisten the air we breathe in. It also helps filter out germs. If the sinus cavities canít drain properly, the mucous stagnates and an infect...

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a common "secret"... we all know it...

Consistency.... yup... there I said it. I know you have heard it over and over before, but it is the key for success, not just here either. You cannot be gungho fired up for three days and off kilter the next 4, back on for a day, and fall off a week. Small steps, done with intent... everyday. Take ...

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one day at a time

Just take one day at a time .Go slow if you must but try to keep moving everything you do helps.
Also try to remember calories in calories out .

Don't deprive yourself of something you want to eat it is ok to have a treat once and a while . Just watch the portion control, read labels a...

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