Top Health Benefits of Swimming

Top Health Benefits of Swimming

What makes swimming so great is that it is “the purest exercise of health.” It has numerous benefits on your body, ranging from muscle development and bone strength to helping you achieve cardiovascular excellence and improving your overall quality of life. To better understand why swimming is such a fantastic exercise here are the top health benefits of swimming and why it is such a great source of physical wellness….

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6 Fail-Proof Ways to Host a Healthy Christmas Party or Gathering

6 Fail-Proof Ways to Host a Healthy Christmas Party or Gathering #ad #BoarsHeadHummus

Are you looking for some ways to make your Christmas party healthier? I love going to Christmas parties but most of the time the food that is served isn’t always the healthy. It is so much easier to serve healthy foods when you are the host and can plan out what you want to serve your holiday guests. However, when you aren’t the hostess then you don’t always know what…

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12 Christmas Traditions that Won't Pack on the Pounds

12 Christmas Traditions that Won’t Pack on the Pounds

Christmas traditions have always been near and dear to my heart since I was a little girl. I wanted to be sure that I passed our family’s traditions to my own children so that they could pass them on to their children one of these days. Of course, being a semi-health nut now, I want to make sure that my children don’t them to make the same unhealthy Christmas traditions that…

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9 Things That I am Thankful For This Year

9 Things That I am Thankful For This Year

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It is so hard to believe that this year is almost over with and we will be planning our New Year’s resolution. I have always tried to live a life of gratitude throughout the year and not just in the month of November or Thanksgiving day. I dedicated this year to improving my health. Today, I wanted to share with you 9 things that I am thankful…

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8 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

Boosting your metabolism is one of the best ways to lose weight safely. However, the speed of how your body burns calories will depend on many things. Some people naturally have a faster metabolism in their DNA. Men tend to burn more calories than women, even when they are resting. And for most, metabolism will slow down steadily once reaching 40 years of age. Nevertheless, there are also many great ways…

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Acai Berry

Acai Berry Supplements: What’s In It For You?

Acai Berry is a fruit that grows on a palm tree. It is known to have originated in the Amazon rainforest.  The favorite fruit is native to the people from Brazil, and they have been using it for years. The Acai berries contain a good source of anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals.  Acai berries popularity has skyrocketed in the last several years, and you have probably noticed that there are hundreds of…

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How Does Cupping Therapy Work

How Does Cupping Therapy Work?

Cupping therapy is a form of ancient alternative medicine that used by therapists. It is often used to help relieve inflammation, pain, provide better blood flow, and relaxation. There a lot of people who turn to cupping therapy, including celebrities and athletes have used cupping therapy.  Michael Phelps used cupping therapy during the 2016 Olympic games. The cups utilized for this treatment can be made from glass, bamboo, earthenware and silicone. Though…

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Healthy food to fight off depression

Foods That Help Fight Depression

Everyone has already gone through a phase in their life when they felt sad and depressed. It is normal for you to feel sadness or depression when you are dealing with life’s struggles, loss, or low self-esteem. However, if you feel intense sadness and depression for several weeks, such as feeling worthless, hopeless and helplessness that goes on for weeks, days or months. Plus, it is to the point that…

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What are the Effects of Sleep Deprivation on the Body?

What are the Effects of Sleep Deprivation on the Body?

One of three people suffers from some form of sleep deprivation. The reasons for this are usually stress, staring at the various monitors throughout the day, and working too hard. At best, those who don’t get enough sleep feel grumpy and out of it. But, the negative effects go far beyond that especially if insomnia lasts for some time. Here are a few ways sleep deprivation can cause severe damage…

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losing weight after pregnancy

Losing Weight after Pregnancy

Are you struggling with losing weight after pregnancy? Have you wasted your hard earned money on a personal trainer for a couple of months or expensive gym memberships? Only to look or feel like your three months pregnant even though you gave birth already. It can be very frustrating for new mothers who want to show off their adorable baby to everyone but they are nervous about their weight. However,…

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Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Many people can recognize early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease before the patient’s family reaches out for help. Early treatment can help prolong their life, especially if you can easily recognize the first signs of the disease. Once you begin noticing the first signs, schedule an appointment to go with your loved one to the doctor. It is likely that the patient will deny that there is a problem, this is…

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9 Ways to Rock the Holidays Like a Boss if You Suffer From Chronic Pain

9 Ways to Rock the Holidays Like a Boss if You Suffer From Chronic Pain

The holidays should be a joyous time but if you have chronic pain, it can quickly making you miserable. Since I was a little girl, I have always looked forward to waking up on Christmas morning. Now that I have children of my own, I have always tried to make Christmas super special for my kids. With the holidays quickly approaching, I wanted to share my tips and suggestions for…

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Trail Etiquette 101: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Trail Etiquette 101: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Trail etiquette may seem like a no-brainer; however, I have come up with a list of things that you need to know in order to stay safe while on a walking trail. Over the summer time, I enjoyed going over to the park and hitting up the walking trail. While I did feel safer walking on a path rather than in my neighborhood where cars tend to speed through the neighborhood,…

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Binge Eating Disorder: Everything You Need to Know

Binge disorder isn’t the same thing as an occasional overeating. A lot of people will at one point eat plenty once in a while. For example, it is easy to get a stomachache after a huge Thanksgiving dinner. Individuals with binge eating disorder, are those who are diagnosed to overeat at least three times a week over a period of 3 months or longer. Distressed Feeling People who have been…

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