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Hold on... Eating well while on the road..

Well road trip... I just got back and here goes a few things I thought was helpful while I was on the road.. If you have a good drive you are facing I got a few ideas to bypass at the stops for gas and bathroom breaks.Those.blue highway signs trick you into thinking that fast food is your only optio...

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How does the mineral phosphorus help maintain pH balance?

How does the mineral phosphorus help maintain pH balance?

In order for us to stay healthy, different parts of our body need to maintain very specific levels of acidity. In science terms, acidity level is referred to as pH. A conventional pH scale runs from 0 - 14, where "0" is defined as the ...

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Healthy Lifestyle, NOT DIET

My favorite new motivational quote for this healthy lifestyle, NOT Diet mantra:
Every time you eat or drink you are either....
feeding disease or fighting it. Heather Morgan, M.S., N.L.C.

A healthy lifestyle means making new choices to fill in the vacuum from the habits you no longer wa...

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Consistency and Being Realistic

Set realistic goals (small and attainable); when you reach a goal, set another one (and reward yourself, too!). I set my goals in 10 pound increments as well as sizes and listed them on my SparkPage along with the deadlines I hoped to reach them by. I also list the dates I actually reached my goal...

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Planking for Beginners

Planking for Beginners

Exercise is one of the core pillars of optimal health. It is an essential tool in your arsenal of lifestyle choices if you want to reduce or eliminate medication, improve your strength and flexibility or enjoy your everyday life with more energy and vitality.

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Your Dust Is Probably Quite Toxic

Your Dust Is Probably Quite Toxic


If you are like most Americans, you spend up to 90 percent of your day indoors. Whether youre at home, in the car or at work, your hours are spent breathing indoor air.

Since your very life depends upon the air you breathe, it is vital you underst...

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Clean eating/ exercise

There really is no secret, just make a plan, have short and long term goals. Celebrate even itsy bitsy successes.

Figure out why there was a disappointment and vow never, ever to repeat. But don't get discourage either. You will make mistakes, you will get tired, you will have disappoint...

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Life is What You Make It!


Loving people live in a loving world.
Hostile people live in a hostile world.
Same world.
~ Wayne Dyer

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PMA - Positive Mental Attitude

Being positive about not just losing weight, but changing your eating habits. Carbs are the main reason so many people can't lose weight, not to mention the side effects of eating too many carbs (remember most carbs are from sugar): gut bloat, affects blood sugar (contributes to diabetes), causes ...

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Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Whenever I can, I try to do little bits of physical activity as often as I can throughout the day, even when Im at work.

If the weather is nice, I take the opportunity to go walking. If I am on a coffee break (15 minutes), I take a brisk walk around the perimeter of my office building. If...

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