June 2012

Drugs Don’t Cure!

June 28, 2012

I’m sure you’ve seen numerous drug ads (they’re everywhere), and you’ve probably known friends or family who take drugs for lifestyle conditions. By lifestyle conditions, I’m focused on drugs for non-contagious diseases or infections. Drugs for the following conditions are suspect: High blood pressure (BP) High cholesterol/triglycerides High blood sugar/glucose Excess weight Restless legs Depression/anxiety […]

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Amazing Olives!

June 26, 2012

I’m sure you’ve had olives and olive oil before. But do you know how healthy they are? Did you realize that olives are a fruit? We forget that because they are usually served as a more savory item or in savory dishes rather than sweet ones. A little history Olives have a very long history, […]

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Power Your Life With Power Foods and Drinks

June 21, 2012

Many of us struggle with weight and other health issues. And unfortunately, the food and beverage industry has convinced lots of people that fast foods, junk foods, processed foods, and sugary/HFC sodas/drinks are tasty and convenient! They sell quick energy. They sell fun and good times! The problem is that these types of processed and […]

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The Myth of Family History and Genetics

June 19, 2012

I often hear people say they have the same health issues their parents had (weight, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, arthritis, etc.). Health forms, insurance applications, and online calculators often ask about your family history. Medical providers and patients both seem to think that those family histories, and related health problems indicate genetics, and […]

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Age and Weight Gain a Myth?

June 16, 2012

The simple answer is yes! Although many people notice a gradual slowing to their energy and metabolism after age 30, the real problem is that people don’t make small adjustments they need to make as they go. They eat the same foods they ate in their 20s or early 30s and are often less active […]

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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

June 14, 2012

You might have heard of the Mediterranean diet and assumed it was like Italian food: A big bowl of pasta with lots of meat and tomato sauce, and garlic bread on the side. Unfortunately, that’s a more Americanized version of the actual Mediterranean diet! The Mediterranean diet is found around the Mediterranean sea and includes many […]

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Sleep Like a Baby Tonight!

June 11, 2012

Remember the good old days when you could sleep through the night and awake feeling energized and refreshed? You can sleep like that again, with a few tricks and tips. Why is sleep so critical for optimum health and longevity? Because it’s the time when you heal and rebuild your tissues and metabolic functions. Many […]

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Tips to Boost Energy Today!

June 9, 2012

Do you find yourself reaching for soda, candy, or coffee with sugar during the day? How about energy drinks or shots? These cravings are often a sign of blood sugar spikes and drops and you probably have cravings for sugar and refined carbs, considered to be addictive by many health experts. A roller coaster inside! Without realizing […]

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Awesome Chocolate!

June 7, 2012

If you’re a chocolate lover, you’re not alone! Chocolate, especially dark chocolate, offers complex flavors and health benefits. Bittersweet chocolate with 70% cocoa is a better choice compared to milk chocolate, which has fewer benefits. Before I list some of the health benefits for dark chocolate, here is some cool history and how chocolate is made: Cocoa and […]

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3 Ways to Improve Wrinkles

June 5, 2012

Although a few wrinkles can be part of normal aging, many people do things that increase their wrinkles a lot! These fall into 3 main areas, although if you avoid these things and include some beneficial things, you can look 10 years younger than your age! 1. Sugary Foods and Beverages  Daily sugar intake with refined-carb foods […]

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Success is an E-mail Away!

June 2, 2012

Whether your life is going well or is less than you desire, there are ways to improve your life success without spending much money or time! For example: Would you like more money? A new or better job? How is your career going? How are things with your co-workers? Maybe your family and other relationships could […]

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