The Year’s Biggest Health and Fitness Trends

The Year's Biggest Health and Fitness Trends
November 28, 2016

Most trends have one thing in common – they get replaced very quickly. But, even though staying healthy and fit may change up its biggest means to achieve this every year, the trend of healthy and fit body and mind is here to stay. In recent years, more and more people have decided to change their lifestyle for the better and paid greater attention to what they consume and what…

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9 Things That I am Thankful For This Year

9 Things That I am Thankful For This Year
November 23, 2016

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

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November 22, 2016

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 Supplements: What’s In It For You?

Acai Berry
November 21, 2016

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
November 18, 2016

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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Foods That Help Fight Depression

Healthy food to fight off depression
November 17, 2016

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?
November 16, 2016

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

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November 15, 2016

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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7 Easy Ways to Make Your Thanksgiving Day Menu Healthier

7 Easy Ways to Make Your Thanksgiving Day Menu Healthier
November 14, 2016

Holy cow! I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is a little over a week away and this year I want to make my Thanksgiving Day menu healthier. This year has gone by so quickly and it is hard to believe that in a month, I will also be celebrating my 1 year anniversary that I made a vow to make 2016 a year of getting healthy. Over the last 10 months,…

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Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

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November 11, 2016

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
November 9, 2016

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
November 8, 2016

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

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November 7, 2016

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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6 Easy Ways to Manage Your Digestive Issues #ad #ProNourish

6 Easy Ways to Manage Your Digestive Issues
November 3, 2016

Are digestive issues keeping you from enjoying life? When stomach problems strike, the symptoms can make you downright miserable. There have been a few times where I just wanted to curl up in a ball because my stomach was hurting. Instead, I usually end up dragging out the heating pad, popping gas medication, or rubbing my tummy to help relieve the pain and pressure. Thankfully, my tummy troubles usually don’t…

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Working Out As a Family – Four Creative Ways to Get More Active With Your Kids

Working Out As a Family - Four Creative Ways to Get More Active With Your Kids
November 3, 2016

Have you considered working out as a family? As a mom, I realize that it can be difficult to fit workouts into a busy schedule, especially with kids at home that need your attention. But because the whole family feels at their best and healthiest when they’re active, here are some activities to try with your kids that can get you all moving. Walk or Run for Charity Joining a…

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8 Health and Fitness Lessons from the Dog #ad #CLIFKid

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November 2, 2016

  Did you know that dogs can teach you health and fitness lessons? Do you have a dog? We have two dogs in our family, and they are pretty spoiled too. When I get up in the morning and come out of our bedroom, the dogs immediately start barking because they know it is time to get up and get the day started. They are always happy to see me,…

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