Category Archives: Health and Beauty

Know What You Eat – Good Fat Vs Bad Fat

Gone are the days of demonizing fats. Fats were mistakenly blamed for increasing heart disease and obesity in the 80s and 90s, but fortunately that misconception has changed. In examining the characteristics of “a good fat,” we first need to define what a bad fat is and why you should consume these types as little…
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Most Under-Rated Healing Herbs

When you think of cooking, what herbs come to mind? Rosemary, Basil, Oregano, Peppermint, and Sage? Perhaps Lavender, Thyme, and Tarragon make your list as well. There is a long list of common kitchen herbs which are staples in the lives of most natural living enthusiasts. We grow them for their medicinal properties or to use…
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Remove Stretch Marks With These Best Home Remedies

1. Apricot Mask to Remove Stretch Marks Many people use apricot scrub for rapid removal of stretch marks from their skin. However, I am giving you the recipe of a mask made from apricot that you have to apply on your stretch marks daily for at least a month or more. Get these things: •…
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Pull-Up Effectiveness

Love ’em or hate ’em, pull-ups are one of the best ways to build strength, muscle and shape in your back. Whether we’re afraid we’ll fail or are simply not strong enough to rep it out, most of us avoid that high bar like the plague. But you can do pull-ups. All it takes is…
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Okinawa Diet – Key to Japanese Longevity?

Okinawa diet plan, off late, has taken the center-stage of discussion among nutrition-scientists, and health-conscious individuals alike. One may wonder how East-Asians, especially Japanese live longer than their counterparts in other parts of the world. The indigenous Okinawa islanders, situated at the southern tip of Japan in the vast Pacific Ocean, have an interesting diet…
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Bending the Truth – The Truth About Lying

Lying is a fact of life in business, politics, the workplace, you name it. Just flip on the news and you'll get the day’s distressing panoply of political untruths, corporate deceptions and celebrity betrayals. Before you congratulate yourself on not being such a scoundrel, consider this. Lying isn’t something just a few dishonest people do.…
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Make Your Workout Fun – Top 10 Fitness Tips

Top 10 Fitness Tips Craig Ramsay has shaped up A-listers from Hollywood to Broadway. He gives you his ultimate fitness tips to get fit, whether you're new to working out or a dedicated gym junkie. 1. Let the good times roll. Dial up the fun, because it helps you exercise longer and harder – and…
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Superfood on the Rise: Top 5 Chlorella Benefits

Algae has grown in popularity since it was discovered to be a potent source of health and healing powers. There are two species that have been confirmed to provide multiple advantages. Spirulina and chlorella. Just as spirulina, the blue-green algae chlorella is considered a superfood. The chlorella benefits have surpassed other food supplements in the…
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6 Teas for Weight Loss and a Healthy You

Tea is known to have plenty of healthy benefits. It can also help you lose that extra unwanted weight. Stress can lead to inflammation, which ultimately causes weight gain or hinders weight loss. Inflammation is associated to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer. Tea can help relieve stress, which is one of the major…
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Aging and Weight Gain: Why It Happens?

Gaining weight with each passing year is something many people seem to take for granted. At least, that’s the sense I get when I talk to many of my older patients who are reluctant to take care of ever-expanding waistlines. Many of them think that “everybody puts on a few pounds as they age” or…
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What You Need To Know About Cholesterol

Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States Your blood cholesterol level has a lot to do with your chances of getting heart disease. High blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. The higher your blood cholesterol level, the greater your risk for…
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Avoid Back Injuries – 5 Training Tips

Back injuries are something every serious trainer should always be conscious of. Here are 5 top tips for ensuring a healthy back! If you think you have a healthy back and don’t have to worry about future back injuries, think again. Back injuries can happen when you least expect them. If you've never experienced nerve…
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Easy Ways to Help You Lose Weight

6 Easy Ways to Help You Lose Weight I want to offer you 6 easy ways to lose weight. I really want to start out by asking you a question, do you eat food products like these that contain the word diet or have words light on all of them? do you believe that they’re…
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4 Hacks to Burn More Fat With Cardio

Walk into any gym and you'll find two distinct groups of gym-goers: cardio bunnies and strength junkies. Generally, if you ask those cardio hoppers what brings them to the treadmill, spin bike or elliptical, it's their desire to lose weight or, more accurately, fat. However, the strength lovers, by and large, have already hit their…
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The Lemon Detox Diet – A Recipe That Really Works

The Lemon Detox Diet - A Recipe That Really Works Ever since Beyonce Knowles was associated with the Lemon Detox diet, there has been a surge of interest in this particular program. Also known as the Master Cleanse, this detox diet has been around for almost 50 years and has seen variations on its recipe…
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Top 12 Biggest Weight Loss Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

There is a lot of bad weight loss advice on the internet. Most of it is either unproven, or literally proven not to work. Here are the top 12 biggest lies, misconceptions and weight loss myths. 1. All “Calories” Are Equal The calorie is a measure of energy. All “calories” have the same energy content. However, this does…
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