Mental Sharpness and Brain Health

How To Boost Mental Sharpness – By the time you reach 40, you will have lost up to 30% of your brain power and about 50% by age 50. This explains why many older individuals have problems remembering details or focusing. The good news is that research has discovered that the brain has an astonishing […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas

It’s very important when dieting, not to starve yourself. If you control your hunger and follow a healthy food plan, it should help you to stay lean and fit. If you get overly hungry, the urge to overeat kicks in, which is why it is helpful to carry healthy snacks with you. Healthy snacking is […]

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Collagen – Real Beauty Breakthrough

Collagen is a naturally occurring protein essential for our body’s maintenance and health. Your body produces this when given the correct raw materials. It is present in your skin, ligaments, ligatures and bones. It provides tensile strength, firmness and elasticity particularly to the fatty tissues just beneath the surface of your skin. Together with elastin, […]

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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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Reiki: What is it?

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 from, 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

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 […]

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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 a simpler reason like improving your general health and outlook on life. Diet, nutrition and exercise should be the first areas […]

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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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