Diet and Exercise go Hand in Hand
Mar06

Diet and Exercise go Hand in Hand

Eating the proper diet can make or break a workout. Your diet and your exercise regimen go hand in hand. This is true at any level. Whether you want to start an exercise program or take yours to the next level, proper nutrition is very important. It increases the positive effects of your exercise. If you sometimes feel you don’t have the energy for a work out or perhaps you are stuck on the same old workout routine never improving,...

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Is Your New Diet a Healthy Lifestyle Choice or Just a Fad?
Jun19

Is Your New Diet a Healthy Lifestyle Choice or Just a Fad?

As we get older, our bodies start to pack on the pounds. And with the lifestyle choices that many modern adults make, including working tons of overtime, skipping sleep and exercise, and eating a steady diet of fast food and whatever isn’t moldy in your fridge (occasionally you’re even willing to scrape off the mold), you’re no doubt facing the battle of the bulge. And you might be willing to do just about anything...

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Instant Flat Belly Strategies
Jun07

Instant Flat Belly Strategies

With bikini season upon us, we may need a little extra advice on foods that promote a slim, flat belly.  Learn from our guest author and holistic support coach, Ling Wong, what she recommends doing to beat the bloat! How To Ban Bloat A lot of times we feel “big” in the middle not because of fat (thankfully!) but what’s going on in our stomach – particularly due to gas. Keeping our digestive system happy to avoid...

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Cool Cucumber Salad
May24

Cool Cucumber Salad

I love looking for healthy summer recipes that both keep the kitchen cool and are great-tasting! Our guest author sent us this cucumber salad recipe that will leave us satisfied! How refreshing does a Cool Cucumber Salad sound as the weather heats up?!?!  This recipe is simple, easy, refreshing AND won’t blow your hard work on your waistline.   Cool Cucumber Salad 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp....

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Curb Your Cravings With Almost Heaven Almond Macaroons
May14

Curb Your Cravings With Almost Heaven Almond Macaroons

Are you constantly battling sugar cravings throughout the day?  Maintaining a healthy diet can be quite simple with the proper planning.  But, how do you get past those times of the day when your sweet tooth tries to get the best of you? Here is a quick and satisfying recipe our guest author, Marie Ann Mosher, devised to help curb cravings throughout the day: Almost Heaven Almond Macaroons 1.5 cups almond meal 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup...

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Learn What Your Body is Really Craving
Apr17

Learn What Your Body is Really Craving

Is your best friend at work the vending machine? Do you have regular late-night dates with Ben & Jerry? Your body is craving something, all right, but it’s not what you think. Most of the time, what feels like a craving is actually dehydration. Our bodies have a hard time distinguishing between hunger and thirst. The next time that sweet tooth rears its ugly head, drink a glass of water, wait ten minutes, and see how you...

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