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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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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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What I Have Learned

What to eat if you don't already have a plan:
Turn on the meal plans and use the food substitution lists. On the website, just click on the suggested food line and a list of 15-20 alternative foods for that category will pop up. You then can pick a food you like. It outlines portions and gives yo...

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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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Hair health for your scalp

Using a baby shampoo for your dry scalp is healthy for your hair. Washing your hair too often is not healthy. Hot water is also not wise. There are oils that you can buy but they are very expensive. Baby shampoo is often on sale during baby week. I've asked my hair dresser. She thought that te...

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Health Benefits of Prayer

If you want to achieve maximum health, here are a few things that you should do: exercise regularly, eat nutritious and minimally processed foods, drop those extra pounds -- and pray. That's right, regular prayer and meditation has been shown in numerous scientific studies to be an important factor ...

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THEY SAID COCONUT OIL WAS GREAT FOR YOU, BUT THIS IS WHAT THEY DIDNíT TELL YOU

THEY SAID COCONUT OIL WAS GREAT FOR YOU, BUT THIS IS WHAT THEY DIDNíT TELL YOU


While traveling through Thailand, by partner and I joked about buying a coconut plantation because it seems that everything now-a-days is coconut based!

coconut oil
coconut butter
coconut shreds

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