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Yoga Burn

There are many diets, weight loss programs and exercise regimens, but few of them are focused on helping you follow a healthy, natural way of life so that you can lose weight safely. Yoga for weight loss is becoming more popular as it is the most natural way of burning calories and staying fit not […]

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What Is Reiki?

Reiki is the art of channeling universal energy for the purpose of healing. It is a Japanese technique of stress reduction and relaxation similar to, but much different than, massage as the goal is to balance energy and promote mental, physical and spiritual healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on […]

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Low Carb Diets (30 Minute Meal Recipes)

A healthy, low carb diet limits carbohydrates like grains, starchy vegetables, and sugar while promoting dietary protein and fat. There are many types of low carb diets and each varies in the restrictions of the type and number of carbohydrates you can consume. Refined carbs are high in calories, low in fiber and are digested […]

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Red Tea Detox

The Dutch arrived on the southern tip of Africa in the mid-1600s and were introduced to some of the local food and drink by the Khoisan communities. One of these drinks was a tea made from needle shaped leaves taken from a red plant, known as rooibos (pronounced roy boss), Afrikaans for “red bush”, is […]

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Foods to Include In Your Diet for Eye Health

You know that carrots are good for your eyes as they are a rich source of beta carotene. There are three other lesser known carotenoids that are also powerful antioxidants and are beneficial for good eye health, especially as we grow older.   Lutein is a powerful antioxidant primarily found in dark leafy vegetables such […]

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Health Benefits of A Lifestyle Change

Are you considering making positive changes in your lifestyle? There are a variety of reasons to make changes to your lifestyle including obesity, hypertension, heart disease or type 2 diabetes. Or it may be simpler reason like improving your general health and outlook on life. Diet, nutrition and exercise should be the first areas to […]

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Binge Eating and Its Effects on Your Health

Binge eating, formally known as binge eating disorder, is the most common eating disorder in the United States according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. BED should not be confused with bulimia, a separate eating disorder that involves binging followed by purging, inducing vomiting or taking laxatives to counter the […]

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5 Best Cheeses for A Healthy Diet

Cheese is typically high in saturated fat and calories, eating too much will often lead to weight gain. But it is a rich source of calcium, a key nutrient for healthy bones and teeth, blood clotting, wound healing, and normal blood pressure. A single ounce of cheese provides 20 percent of your daily requirement of […]

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DASH Diet Explained

What is the DASH diet? DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. It is the DASH diet that is most often recommended by physicians and nutritionists to help control hypertension. The diet simply includes foods that have been shown to lower high blood pressure while eliminating foods known to contribute to high blood pressure, […]

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Nuts and Their Health Benefits

When most people think of “healthy” foods, they often think of fruits and vegetables. Many people do not realize that nuts also offer a variety of health benefits. They are one of the most nutritionally dense foods available. They are high in protein, high in fiber and high in healthy fatty acids you need to […]

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