Category Archives for "Health and Fitness"

Juicing- is the Hype Real?

There’s nothing new about juicing. We’ve given it a snappy handle, but Juicing has been around for centuries. Drinking the juices of raw fruits and vegetables as a path to good health was even touted in the early nineteenth century.

While juicing itself isn’t new, what is new is the machine that can render even the hardest beet into a sweet juice to sip in a matter of seconds. This ability is increasingly important as our society quantifies the amounts of these foods we should be eating. Some governmental agencies  say five daily servings of vegetables and three of fruit, while other medical groups advocate seven vegetables and two fruits. Regardless of exact number, it’s a lot.

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Superfoods To Help You Manage Menopause

Superfoods To Help You Manage Menopause

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Menopause- we will all go through it but how we deal with it is a very different story. You have heard the horror stories of ill tempers, hot flashes, moments of unnecessary rage and just telling you kids off for no reason.  Do we really need to open the freezer door to cool off?

Including these super foods in your diet can help to alleviate these symptoms associated with menopause, maintain your memory power, and prevent osteoporosis. These superfoods are delicious to eat, easy to prepare, and super-good for you!

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WHY WEIGHT TRAINING IS THE BEST EXERCISE FOR OVERALL FITNESS

Weight training is a sport in which we attempt to develop and maintain the perfect muscular body.  When it comes to weight training , the appearance of your  physique is much more important than how much you can lift.  The sport of bodybuilding, therefore, should not be confused with or compared to a competition of strength.  Instead, it is one of visual appeal.  Bodybuilding is excellent for both men and women.  Competitions are plenty for those who want to up there game and test their discipline to the sport which I call “bad ass”. tumblr_loqq4ixa3I1qm5eeno1_500Continue reading

Eating Clean through the Cold

Don’t let the fact that you can wear bulky clothing allow you to eat all the goodies you desire! No way. A treat here and there is ok,  but stick your guns. Look at your body each morning in the mirror. Do you smile? If not, your eating is the culprit. We all know to eat our veggies and steer clear of the salt shaker, but what about those foods that actually prevent illnesses and diseases? You don’t have to worry about taking 10 supplements a day. In fact, these 6 surprising foods that prevent illness are probably already in your kitchen!Continue reading

What You Eat Affects How You Look

We’ve all heard the old adage, “You are what you eat.” But what about the connection between your food and your face?

The same phytochemicals, vitamins, nutrients and minerals that keep your insides in the pink are equally essential for clear skin, bright smiles, strong nails and clear eyes. If you want to look your absolute gorgeous best, keep these diet guidelines in mind:

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Superfoods for Conquering Alzheimer’s and the Pain of Arthritis

If you have not read my book, Fabulous Food  for Health and Healing, it is suggested you read it for information on the benefits of ingredients you already have in your cupboard.   I guarantee you will use those ingredients more often if you knew the health benefits!

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A healthy eating plan can greatly reduce the painful symptoms of arthritis. Here are the best anti-inflammatory foods to pick, plus tips on which foods to avoid.According to the National Institutes of Health, arthritis affects just over one in every five people in the United States — most of whom don’t realize how much nutrition can improve the way they feel. Your best bet for reducing pain is an anti-inflammatory diet; this section can help you create one.

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Bodybuilding is The Key to the Fountain of Youth!

Bodybuilding is a sport in which fitness enthusiasts and athletes attempt to develop and maintain the perfect muscular body.

When it comes to bodybuilding, the appearance of a eight lifter is much more important than how much he/she can lift. The sport of bodybuilding, therefore, should not be confused with or compared to a competition of strength. Instead, it is one of visual appeal. You look good, you feel good! Bodybuilding is not just a man’s sport. Continue reading