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NEED TO GET BACK TO IT

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value (Part 2)

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes – cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently I’ve begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Cheerios, Skim Milk, and Water

When times get really hard for me and I am struggling to stay on the program I get a serving of Cheerios and skim milk. It takes a few minutes to eat, satisfies a sweet tooth, and the protein in the milk helps to satisfy.

I usually have my hardest time in the evenings when everything is done...

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The Eyes Have It

Can supplements protect your peepers?

"Every time I go to the pharmacy, I see more vision supplements. It's so confusing for consumers," says Julie Mares, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Wisconsin.

"With so many Americans worried about declining vis...

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Taming Elevated Triglycerides, Insulin Resistance, and Syndrome X

Taming Elevated Triglycerides, Insulin Resistance, and Syndrome X

Triglycerides are the fats in the blood. To visualize their appearance, think of chicken soup left overnight in the refrigerator. The next morning you find an upper layer of yellowish fat, which has formed over the brownish l...

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Fear Won't Stop Me Now

It's been several months (well, close to a year) since I've done any type of regular exercise. Oh, I've paid the gym membership, but that's only part of the process. So, how do I conquer my own fear of being ostracized in public? I mean, really! Things are getting flabbier and in the best of plac...

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How to Stay Healthy During Summers

There are many people who are not perturbed by the arrival of the summer season . For them, it means fun in the sun. Their kids’ schools are shut, they can go on a vacation and it’s time for outdoor activities like cycling, gardening and much more.

While summer provides us with opportunities ...

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Ways to curb sugar cravings

This works for starchy carbs that we crave too!

Why Do We Crave Sugar?
There are many reasons why we go for sweet things. That appetite may be hardwired. "Sweet is the first taste humans prefer from birth," says Gerbstadt, MD, a dietitian. Carbohydrates stimulate the release of the feel-go...

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Who is Happy? The Peacock and The Crow Story


Who is Happy? The Peacock and The Crow Story



A Crow Lived in the Forest and was absolutely satisfied in life. But one day he saw a swan… This swan is so white and I am so black…crow thought.

This swan must be the happiest bird in the world.

He expressed his thoughts ...

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