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    Recipe and Tips for Good Health

    When it comes to health and fitness, it is important to maintain a balanced diet and lead a healthy lifestyle. We need to move towards a balanced routine so that the future years are trouble-free for us. For this, it is important to start out early with the following tips for good health:   Stop Smoking Smoking affects the body and the mind. Once you stop smoking, you can experience certain notable changes such as better looking skin, whiter teeth, better sex and an overall improved way of life. Around 25% of smokers die out of smoking-related diseases such as cancer, heart ailments and chronic bronchitis. Quitting smoking can give…

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    7 Stamina Secrets (for the gym and work)

    What is Stamina? Stamina is the measure of the ability to continue moving forward regarding physical or mental challenges. A noun meaning “the ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort.” How to Build Stamina First establish baseline of what you are comfortable with. Whether it is lifting weights, running or other activity. Over-working out can cause a loss of forward progress. Get Sleep. Melatonin and/or a magnesium, vitamin B, and zinc blend can aid in body repair. I take a product from Optimum Nutrition called ZMA. I have noticed waking up earlier more refreshed. In the past I have had similar results from a similar product that contained calcium…

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    14 Secrets of the Reishi Mushroom

    Welcome to flu season! As your coworkers cough and sniffle through work despite their misery, you are left to ponder the real question at stake: when are YOU going to get sick? It’s time for you to bow out of flu season altogether. To that end, I humbly introduce to you the reishi mushroom, also known as the best anti-flu medicine you’ve never heard of. What is Reishi Mushroom Reishi mushrooms are tough, woody fungi whose medicinal use originates in ancient China. You may have also heard them called Lingzhi, which is an older word that combines a Chinese term that means “miraculous,” “divine,” “spirit,” and “effectiveness” (ling) with a…

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    5 Easy Ways to Loose Belly Fat Fast

    Fat is one of those things that everyone knows about, but which nobody really knows how to explain. How to loose belly fat fast? On a person, it’s that flubby stuff hanging off of your waist that you can grab with your hands. In cooking, it’s an important part of making food tasty, or even edible. Think butter or olive oil. But the bottom line on fat comes from chemistry: fat is a kind of molecule that’s slippery, has a low melting point, and is actually quite important for your health. It’s true! Everyone knows that too much fat in your diet can lead to high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in…

  • Low Calorie Food List
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    Low Calorie Foods

    You’ve heard about calories. Every package in the grocery store lists them on the back of the package. All the ads you hear about food dwell on their low-calorie appeal. Calories are bad…right? Actually, the skinny on calories is a lot more complicated than that! It’s true that excess calories can be awful for your body. But without calories, you couldn’t enjoy daily life, go to work, or do much of anything! Most of all, understanding calories gives you a powerful tool in your nutrition and health maintenance toolbox. Read on.   Low Calorie Foods   Technically, any food can be “low calorie.” You just have to eat it in…

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    Running Tips for Beginners

    Running is extremely good for you. That’s not my opinion as the writer of a health blog…that’s science! Jogging just ten minutes a day can reduce your likelihood of dying from a heart attack. Obviously, running helps you lose weight, too. You’ll breathe better and enjoy lower cholesterol and triglycerides if you run regularly. Still not convinced? How about the fact that running is also an effective treatment for depression? If you can’t imagine yourself running, then it’s time to expand your mind. Humans are superb runners. Our long legs give us an efficient stride. We can run long distances without overheating. And no matter what shape you’re in, your…

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    Pescetarian

    There’s some pretty good research out there to support vegetarianism. Vegetarians are 25% less likely to die of heart disease, for example.  Now the news about being Pescetarian. There are some risks associated with full vegetarianism. It can be hard to get enough protein on a strict vegetarian diet. It can also be hard to eat out. Some people are attached enough to meat that just giving it up can seem too difficult. That’s why some vegetarians opt to make an exception for fish. This practice is called pescetarianism.   Pescetarianism   Pescetarianism is the practice of eating fish in addition to a vegetarian diet. In other words, if you’re…

  • GABA
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    GABA

    If you’ve been reading my blog, then you know that there are a lot of different factors that feed into good health. Your physical condition is the most obvious one, mostly because you can see how you’re doing by looking in a mirror! One of the big players in mental health is a chemical called GABA. If your brain is making this substance normally, then you’ll be able to relax, sleep, and move normally. But if your GABA levels are low, you may find yourself feeling tense, unable to rest, and achy. It’s easy to eat right and exercise and that’s all that most people think about. But your health goes…

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    Definitive Guide to Intermittent Fasting in 2018

      Getting healthy is a delicate metabolic balancing act. Worse, it usually calls on your math skills: many dieters count the calories in every apple and carrot to lose weight. This method does work. But not everybody wants to micromanage their meal. Talk about taking the joy out of cooking! Isn’t there a simple, straightforward, logical system out there that lets you both eat and lose? Well, since you ask, it so happens that there is another way. And it’s easier than it sounds at first. What is Fasting Fasting is the hot new trend in weight loss, weight management, and general health. For a designated, carefully controlled period of…

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    See Why Your pH is Critical for Your Health

    These days, eating your vegetables is a no-brainer. A healthy diet gets you halfway to a healthy body, and then you run, bike, or swim the rest of the way…right? In fact, total body health goes much deeper than eating your veggies and exercising. Everything you put into your mouth has an effect on your body’s chemical makeup. More specifically, what you eat can change your body’s acidity. And that can change your health. What is proper pH? What is pH? Buckle up for some chemistry! I promise it won’t hurt. pH is a scientific way to measure the acidity of a substance. In the strictest, most brainy definition of…