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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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Using a water glass "cue"

I keep an empty eight ounce glass on the window sill over my kitchen sink. Every time I walk into the kitchen it's a reminder to fill it, and add eight more ounces to my daily water intake.

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Stay active

If you don't have a job, make your health your job! Each day, rise and plan fitness activities and a healthy diet. Then, do it! You will soon have a new life style!

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Lemon Juice

Wash your face with real Lemon Juice to lighten and exfoliate your skin. Lemon juice is a natural lightener.

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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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