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Four Easy Toning Exercises you can do anywhere

Exercise is an important part of our lives. Staying in shape is one way to increase your life expectancy. Weight bearing exercises are important also for increasing muscle mass and bone density as you age. Most of us have learned what to do when it comes to exercising.  The problem is where and when to get the job done. …

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How to Change Your Mind

When it comes to changing your mind, do you view that as a negative? In other words, do you have the perception of someone changing his or her mind as being indecisive or weak? Well, there are several reasons why changing your mind can, in fact, be a positive thing.  From childhood, there are many stories we tell ourselves…

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Top Ten Power Packed Foods

What is the secret to a long and healthy life? It is in the food that we eat. As you well know, all foods are not created equal. Choosing and eating the right foods may help increase your life expectancy as well as the quality of your life. Here are ten of the top power packed foods designed to…

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How to know if you are an Emotional Eater

Eating is a part of life, your body gets its nutrients from food but sometimes we can go overboard with our eating habits and it can result in gaining weight. For me, food was more than a source of nourishment, it was my way of comfort and escape. The problem of emotional eating may end with the scale but…

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Garlic and Soy Chia Seed Meatballs

I love creating new recipes for my family. My youngest is a bit of a fussy eater at times and I am often thinking of new ways to serve up traditional recipes. As I am sure you are aware, chia seeds are such a great addition to recipes and are often used to replace eggs due to the way…

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Ditch the Diet and start losing weight

When it comes to the subject of weight loss, the first thing that comes into our minds is dieting. However, health professionals around the world now know that it has nothing to do with dieting and everything to do with what we are eating that will help us maintain a healthy weight. Common sense would tell us that when…

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The Power of Antioxidants for Staying Young

Everyone wants to grow old gracefully. Some go under the knife to get that youthful look while others opt for a more natural way to maintain that healthful glow. The way to make peace with age can be found in the types of foods that we eat and the miracle ingredient they contain. This hidden “miracle” is called antioxidants. …

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Through the eyes of a child

Have you ever had one of those weeks? It seems like everything is getting on top of you and you are getting lost amongst the noise. This happened to me a few weeks back. There was a lot that was happening and I was feeling deflated, lost and alone. It was my eldest daughter who helped me see that…

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Emz Super Smoothie

I love my smoothies and I love being creative with all the difference things that you can add into them. Now with the colder weather around colds and flu are starting to knock on your body’s door and let’s be honest, no one has time to be sick, so today I am going to share with you my go…

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