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Healthy habits and tips that prevent disease and keep your mind and body running in tip-top shape.

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snacky snack

I feel like I'm cheating when I do this and there is just something sweet and comforting in this litte secret. I save an organic cookie(s) and a cup of soy or almond milk for the last snack of the day. Roughly 200 calories it's a soothing way to end my day. Just don't eat it too late before you go t...

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Young at Heart

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age. ~ Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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COMMON SENSE

When I go strong I realize that I have to take time & build my strength back up again. Already I have been called & I will do 3 leagues Tuesday. The week is starting at full swing again. I love it but have to conserve energy too. We have to realize although we love what we do we have to know our lim...

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3 MAIN COMPONENTS TO HEALTH

Since on this journey I learnt several things,eating healthy, exercising regularly or as much as you can do will help you maintain a healthy life style. Another part of our health is a healthy mental outlook. Since I have in the last 5 years some really heavy changes to handle & I have managed to ge...

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Craving sweets?

When Iím craving sweets I brush my teeth.

The sweetness of the toothpaste not only satisfies the desire but having brushed keeps me from eating anything else until the next meal/snack. Water even tastes better after brushing.

And you can carry a travel size brush and tube of minty to...

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The HEART of the Matter

Today, as we celebrate Heart Healthy Day, I realize that my fitness journey is more important than a clothing size...it is a matter of LIFE and DEATH!

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ACTIVE LIVE LONGER

Today I met my friend that started in my office at my home and has worked for me for about 20 some years. She is in her 80's and just as alert and energetic as can be.We have know each other for about 32 years We enjoyed lunch and we went to the bowling lanes and I bowled 2 games and then back to he...

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Calcium

GNC's Be Balanced Calcium Chews in Dulce De Leche rock my world. They are a good substitute for candy and they each contain 600 mg of calcium. And from what I know, everyone can use more Calcium.

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21 Days Makes a Habit...or so the saying goes.

Although it is clique, I have found that if I can get through the first 14-21 days of almost anything, then I can keep it going. This has proved to be true with making healthy choices, and hopefully will prove true with exercise. But remember, the opposite can be true. Bad choices can end up being b...

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Seltzer

Flavored seltzers are great - no calories, no artificial sweeteners and lots of great taste.

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