Category Archives for "Health"

The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners, those witches disguised behind delicious sweet smiles that hide a menacing intention to totally mess with your health. Most of us are aware of the negative effects of eating too much sugar, especially “added sugars”, the kind you find in fizzy drinks, sweets, baked goods, and many commercially-available kinds of cereal. Hiding in […]

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Blemish-Free Skin: The Natural Way

Whether you are dealing with one or two spots or a full-blown acne breakout, natural skin-care routines can put you on route to blemish-free skin. The expensive scrubs and chemicals so many turn to in their fight against acne often don’t work in the long run and can be hard on your skin, exacerbating the […]

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The Pro’s of Postmenopause: Embracing The New You

So after years of cramps, bloating, and PMS – you finally bid farewell to your period. But, before you can even complete a sigh of relief, you are reminded that you now face a variety of health risks such as Diabetes, Hepatitis C, Gout, and Osteoporosis. Can’t a woman get a break? Well, while the […]

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Five Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks You Will Love

When you are making an effort to lose weight it can be difficult to find weight loss friendly snack foods. Generally snacking when you are trying to lose weight is a no-no. But weight loss should be about what you get to eat not what you don’t. Hunger and deprivation is your enemy if you […]

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How To Improve Weak Pelvic Floor Muscles

Do you have weak pelvic floor muscles? I love a good laugh as much as the next person and when my sister comes to stay we do a lot of laughing. Lately, though I find I must walk away. Laughing and peeing has become a problem. Visions of me being identified the minute I enter […]

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Two Recipes With Ingredients That Help Reduce Stress

I have a special treat for you this week. Two ingredients that help reduce stress in super easy and delicious recipes. These two recipes are made with ingredients that are known to contain nutrients that will help you fight stress, they also delicious which definitely helps! Avocados A healthy source of fat, these creamy green fruits […]

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Decreasing Stress And Cortisol Can Help Women Slow Aging

STRESS!!! Decreasing stress is crucial for your health. Does doing your finances cause heart palpitations and cold sweats? What about the kids taking their absolute sweet time in the morning, every morning and somehow leaving within minutes of the bus coming, leaving total chaos in their wake. Ooo! I know what about when you just […]

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Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy Explained

Do you suspect you could suffer from lactose intolerance? A while ago Peter and I went to dinner at a friends place. I always enjoy these gatherings with like-minded women and their partners so I was really looking forward to it. Not long before going I started to suffer from gas and bloatedness which ended […]

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Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

Weight loss advice is everywhere. It seems to me every second site on the internet is dedicated to a new weight loss solution. There are competing opinions everywhere. Let’s try to forget “who’s right” so we can focus on “what’s right.” Because you want results and I am here to help you achieve that I […]

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How to Read Nutrition Information Tables

The nutrition information table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make informed nutrition decisions. If you can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, then you are better able to choose products that fit […]

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How To Improve Your Gut Health

We are now leaning how important our gut health is to our overall health. Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a greater role than we initially thought in many diseases. The issues that can […]

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Three Quick Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Boost Metabolism

These are three super quick healthy breakfast recipes to boost metabolism which will aid in weight loss. Always, eat a good breakfast to get your blood sugar balanced first thing. You will also be less likely to make bad food choices later in the morning when you are so ravenous your arm starts to look tasty. […]

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Why Is My Metabolism Slow?

Why is My Metabolism Slow? Perhaps you have been feeling more tired than usual lately.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. Your skin feels dry and you’ve been craving sugar. These are all signs of metabolic weakness or a slowing down of your metabolism. Let’s dive into how this can happen What can […]

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How Does Bad Sleep Affect You And Your Health?

How does bad sleep affect you and your health and what can you do about it? Do you have bags under your eyes that are so big you could pack them for a weekend away? I occasionally do but then mine are Prada so they are designer which means they were expensive and they can […]

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Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

A salad without a salad dressing would be like Bonnie without Clyde, Batman fighting for truth and justice minus his offsider, Robin, Maxwell Smart less his brains, Agent Ninty Nine and well, I think you get my drift. A salad needs a dressing or it’s just, well, naked salad. The following two dressings are a […]

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5 Cholesterol Myths Exposed

Cholesterol myths can be confusing leaving you not really sure what is true and what isn’t. Let’s try to debunk some of the common ones. Cholesterol. One of those topics talked about in hushed tones while checking back over your shoulders for anyone listening Some are obsessed with it, some go all ostrich and bury […]

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Find Your Perfect Diet To Lose Weight and Gain Energy

Let’s talk about the truth of why most diets don’t work… and let you in on 10 ways for you to start discovering the perfect diet to lose weight and gain energy. You’ve probably heard the statistic that 95% of dieters can’t keep the weight off, and when they gain it back they often gain […]

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What Is Metabolism And How Can We Impove It?

What is Metabolism? The word “metabolism” is tossed around a lot these days. Especially in all things health. We often see articles that offer solutions on: How to speed up your metabolism, how to boost your metabolism, what vitamins to take to improve your metabolism, how to stop your metabolism from slowing down. But why […]

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Is Caffeine Good Or Bad For You?

Is caffeine good or bad for you? Some of my most treasured memories are sitting in some magical spot in the world enjoying a good cup of strong coffee. Most recently it was on the shores of Lake Earnscleugh in Queenstown, New Zealand while watching, it seemed, the world pass by and taking in a […]

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Should You Be On A Gluten-Free Diet? 

GLUTEN! A word spat from the mouths of those who are following the latest health trend of a gluten-free diet or have learned of gluten’s evils through various health problems. What is gluten and should you be avoiding it? Gluten is a type of protein found in grains like wheat, rye, and barley. It’s responsible for the sticky, elastic […]

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Simple Ways to Plan and Prep Meals When You’re Busy

Working out that you can prep meals each week so you can get on with living is like the discovery of the light bulb, illuminating and profound. Do you want to eat healthier, but you’re super-busy and just can’t find the time to research recipes that are healthy? Perhaps you resort to eating out or […]

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How to Eat Healthy While Travelling

Do you have trouble with how to eat healthy while travelling? It is that time of year when many women pack their bikini, the beautiful towel they got for Christmas and that book they’ve been meaning to read. They head to the beach to soak up some sun, sip a mojito (sugar-free of course) and […]

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How To Lose Weight For Good: 11 Simple Steps

Weight is like that clingy child that hangs on around your middle and won’t let go. You get rid of it for it only to come back in greater bulk and so much more stubborn to remove. If you want to lose weight and get healthy I’ve got your back. We will gently remove that […]

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My Top Eleven Superfoods

Superfoods don’t just have to be for the rich and famous It seems every day there is some new exotic food that some hot-list celebrity eats for breakfast, lunch and dinner due to its super amazing health properties. What I have listed here are your ordinary garden-variety ingredients that have amazing qualities. Make sure your […]

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