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Healthy Skin

Healthy Skin

Want Healthy Skin? Look at what you eat. Certain foods are healthier for your skin. Rather than buying expensive creams, improve your diet. check out the following link. m.everydayhealth.com/skin-and-beauty-pictures/foods-that-boost-healthy-skin?xid=tw_weightloss_20120207_food You are what you eat!!

Fountain of Youth – Physical Activity

Fountain of Youth – Physical Activity

Could it be that the fountain of youth is physical activity? Remember the saying “if you don’t us it you lose it?” I bet you never thought of it could mean losing your life! A recent article published in Lancet of July this year states that physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death […]

Lowering Salt In Your Diet

Lowering Salt In Your Diet

Most people get too much salt (sodium) in their diet. Some people are salt sensitive and it causes their blood pressure to rise. Most salt intake comes from processed food. Most people eat an average of 3,300 mg of sodium per day. Us Dietary Guidelines Recommend limiting intake to 2,200 mg per day. Here is […]

Herbs Can Heal

Herbs Can Heal

Herbs are a great way to add flavor to food. Here is an article posted on Dr. Oz Website with 4 healing herbs. Enjoy! http://www.doctoroz.com/blog/mao-shing-ni-lac-dom-phd/4-commonly-used-healing-herbs 4 Commonly Used Healing Herbs By Mao Shing Ni, L.Ac., D.O.M., PhD Herbs have been part of every culture and medical tradition since the earliest humans walked the earth for […]

A Healthy Sugar Alternative

A Healthy Sugar Alternative

Coconut palm sugar is a great alternative to regular sugar. It is one of the lowest glycemic sweeteners on the market. This means you won’t get the spike in your blood sugar cashing you to “crash” making you hungry. Unlike sugar that has no nutritional value coconut palm sugar is highly nutritious compared to other […]

Home Gardening Made Easy!

Home Gardening Made Easy!

For over a year I have been trying to grow a garden. I carefully prepared an approximately 4 x 8 foot area, enclosed it in chicken wire to keep the critters out, strung up CD’s to scare the birds, even draped it in mesh to keep birds out. We filled the back of the pickup […]

Getting the Most Out of Your Exercise

Getting the Most Out of Your Exercise

4 Types of Exercise Be sure you get all four types of exercise regularly: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Most people tend to focus on one activity or type of exercise and think they’re doing enough. Doing them all will give you more benefits than one alone. Mixing your activity up also helps to reduce […]

Running May Be Damaging to Your Heart

Running May Be Damaging to Your Heart

One of the best things we can do for our health is regular exercise. However there is a point where exercise can become detrimental. When tissue injury exceeds repair. For example, high intensity running may harm your heart. While a modest amount of running has shown to be beneficial, there is a point when it […]

Best and Worst Foods

Best and Worst Foods

Best and Worst Foods I found this to be an interesting article at fitbie. Good information if you are dieting or not. Any way you slice it, we should be eating for nourishment. Somehow we forget that and only go for things that appeal to our senses. Maybe we should all use some common sense!! […]