Health & Wellness

  • ARE YOUR FOOD CHOICES KEEPING YOU FROM WEIGHT LOSS?

    ARE YOUR FOOD CHOICES KEEPING YOU FROM WEIGHT LOSS?

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    Sometimes, you could feel like you're doing everything you can to lose weight and the scale just doesn't seem to move! There may be more to than meets the eye. Bad Food Choices Even though we say we are on a diet, we still tend to make bad food choices. The word diet on its own can be very daunting, because we think we have to deprive ourselves of the food we enjoy. Especially with bad food choices we are very rarely aware that we are making them. Most times it is a subconscious decision we make for instant gratification...

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  • HEALTHY FRIENDSHIPS ARE THE EPITOME OF WELLNESS

    HEALTHY FRIENDSHIPS ARE THE EPITOME OF WELLNESS

    Friendships are the foundation of life. Is there a connection between your health and your circle of friends? How do you find friends and keep them for life? Friendships are not always easy to build and keep; however, we must understand how they impact your health and what you can do to promote and nurture friendships. How can you benefit from friendships? Devoted friends play an important role in your health; they laugh with you, celebrate good times with you, and support you during bad times. What a lonely life it would be without the companionship of good friends - someone who...

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  • IS CANNED FOOD AS NUTRITIOUS AS FRESH FOOD?

    IS CANNED FOOD AS NUTRITIOUS AS FRESH FOOD?

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    When it comes to veggies, the more you eat the better. But of course, not all vegetables are created equally. Eating iceberg lettuce, which is basically a vehicle for salad dressing, just won’t deliver as many nutrients as a powerhouse like broccoli or kale. And then, there’s the question of where you get your vegetables— from the produce section, the freezer, or the canned goods aisle. Research reveals that fresh and frozen produce are basically equivalent nutritionally — in fact, with some vegetables, such as green beans, frozen has an edge over the limp, past-their-prime version in your fridge. But...

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  • WEIGHT LOSS MOTIVATION: WHAT YOU NEED TO SHED LBS

    WEIGHT LOSS MOTIVATION: WHAT YOU NEED TO SHED LBS

    Weight loss motivation is the foundation of all weight loss success stories for women. Losing weight, and keeping it off, entails more than just following a diet. Making significant changes in your eating habits means giving up a lot of foods that may taste great, but have no nutritional value. Steeling yourself to the task of making healthy food selections to lose belly fat and thigh fat can only carry you so far. Weight loss motivation takes on different forms as you move to create a more positive lifestyle. I'll cover the stages that help you make sensible choices to...

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  • FOR MANY PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY WOMEN -- WEIGHT LOSS IS NOT ALWAYS A HAPPY ENDING

    FOR MANY PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY WOMEN -- WEIGHT LOSS IS NOT ALWAYS A HAPPY ENDING

    Losing weight can cause people to stop trusting their bodies. From diet plans, pills, fitness packages, and juice cleanses, Americans spend millions of dollars on weight loss products each year. Unfortunately, our culture’s pervasive message that a smaller body shape and size can make us happier, more attractive, and more confident causes many of us to romanticize the upsides of weight loss. People often imagine that by losing weight, they’ll magically transform their lives. But, believe it or not, research suggests there’s a dark side to dieting. One 2013 study, conducted by researchers at North Carolina State University, found that...

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  • WHY RASPBERRY KETONES ARE THE KEY TO LOSING WEIGHT

    WHY RASPBERRY KETONES ARE THE KEY TO LOSING WEIGHT

    If you have ever used a weight loss supplement before that ended up disappointing you, it is easy to brand the buzz around Raspberry Ketones' as just another marketing stunt by some company to promote their product. After all what's so unique about it anyway? ALOT according to science!  The fruit works effectively in aiding weight loss and can help you get in shape quicker and effectually than you had ever imagined before. The effectiveness of raspberry ketones arises from the well selected ingredients that have been used to produce it. Read on and you'll discover why they are so...

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