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You could be putting a stranglehold on coffee's health perks by stirring in the wrong stuff. So consider these rules: no nondairy creamer, and go easy on the sweet stuff. Blood tests then showed that levels of chlorogenic acids (CGAs) -- antioxidants in coffee that may play a role in the brew's beneficial impact on diabetes risk and more -- See link below for the article....
Other cultures have some unique health tips. I have learned a Chinese tip that I will call tapping. When you are feeling tired and down you tap your body and take deep breaths. I am amazed how good this feels to relieve my body and mind tension. It only takes a moment.
Using the SparkPoints is a very good tool, UNLESS you cheat to get them! I nearly fell into that habit, as I am one of those who really wants my points each day! However, it dawned on me that I am the only one I'm cheating when I say I've read things I haven't read, say I've done things I haven't done,
and so on! Since making this decision early on, I am amazed at the health knowledge I have gained by actually reading the health and nutrition tips! Sometimes, I already knew about health news before it was broadcast! Yes, get your SparkPoints for REAL! you won't regret it!
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