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Healthy eating during the holidays

Ten Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Be realistic. Don’t try to lose pounds during the holidays, instead try to maintain your current weight.

Plan time for exercise. Exercise helps relieve holiday stress and prevent weight gain. A moderate and daily increase in exercise can help partial...

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Walnuts: description and history

Walnuts: description and history

Walnuts are a delicious way to add extra nutrition, flavor and crunch to a meal. While walnuts are harvested in December, they are available year round and a great source of those all-important omega-3 fatty acids.

It is no surprise that the regal and d...

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Building Muscles and Endurance for Life

They say older we get and the less active weare, the faster stamina fades. After age 45, adults begin losing about one-quarter of a pound of muscle and gain that much body fat every year. “You need stamina so you can combat the aging process and overcome that tendency to gain fat and lose muscle,” s...

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Envision your future

When I was diagnosed as pre-diabetic, I didn't take it seriously and now I am diabetic. It affected many areas of my life, but the one that matters most is when I look at the children in my life and imagine their future graduations, weddings, band concerts, etc. I want to be there, giving them love...

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Don't Wait to Workout

Let me start this post off by saying...I'm NOT a morning person. I work nights 3 days a week and I hate waking up any earlier than I have to on my days off but...I have found that the longer I wait in the morning to work out the more difficult it is to get it done. As soon as I wake up in the morni...

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Fully Engage the Site

I found that when you fully engage the site by building your profile, posting pictures (LOTS...I mean you get 1000 and truly a picture is power) and blogs that you are more likely to have long term success. It also helps to get involved in the community so that you can build your supportive foundati...

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Never let anyone dull your sparkle, or hinder your progress

We've all felt it. Dieter's shame. The judgement over every little bite we consume.

Thanksgiving comes and we're loading up our plates with vegetables while everyone else eats pie, stocks up on stuffing, and fries turkey. Heaven forbid you reach for that dinner roll, or smell a crouton.
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How to Prevent Hearing Loss and Improve Your Hearing With Nutrition

How to Prevent Hearing Loss and Improve Your Hearing With Nutrition

You're probably aware that certain nutrients can support optimal vision, but did you know your hearing may benefit from certain foods as well? If you have trouble hearing, or notice that your hearing is not as good as it used...

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Reaping and Sowing


Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.
Earl Nightingale


"As you sow, so ...

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60 Years of Research Links Gluten Grains to Schizophrenia


60 Years of Research Links Gluten Grains to Schizophrenia


Does the consumption of gluten-containing grains contribute to psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia?

Believe it or not, this question has been asked for well over 60 years by researchers who stumbled upon evidence...

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