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Exercise Isn’t Just Good for Your Health

[Image Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/photograph-of-a-physically-fit-woman-1271428/] Most of us know that exercise is good for our health. It can be good for maintaining a healthy weight and it can also help to prevent a number of health conditions. While the health benefits of exercise may be common knowledge, many of us do not realize how exercise can make…

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Chronic Stress – Am I At Risk?

STRESS. You can’t avoid it these days – it literally surrounds us in everyday life and virtually no one is immune to it. However, a little bit of stress is actually a good thing! It keeps us – and our neurological systems on its toes, for lack of a better term.   But, while short-lived…

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4 Tips for Better Sleep Without Medication

Photo by Rawpixel Did you know that nearly 40 million Americans suffer from regular challenges with sleep? Difficulties with sleep have been linked to health concerns like depression, anxiety, heart disease, weight gain, and even Alzheimer’s. If you’re one of those 40 million — or even the 20 million suffering from infrequent sleep troubles —…

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GMOs… Are They Really Harmful To My Health?

Genetically modified organisms, GMOs, GM foods… terms we likely come across in any typical grocery store visit. These are also terms that can strike concern and even fear in the minds of the typical consumer. But, could this be due to a lack of understanding about this biotechnology, or could GMOs actually be harmful to…

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Help! My Negative Mindset Is Sabotaging My Health!

When we don’t see the results we want, like hitting a weight loss goal, it’s all too easy to blame the outcome on external factors…   I didn’t have time to exercise. It was too tedious to meal plan and eat healthy. I couldn’t afford to keep working with a Nutritionist. I was consumed by…

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10 Ways to Overcome Gymtimidation

Does the thought of setting foot in a gym induce anxiety? Gymtimidation is the fear of being judged by more experienced gym buffs for using equipment improperly, wearing the wrong workout attire or not looking fit or svelte enough. Most individuals experience gymtimidation at some point during their fitness journey, regardless of their size, strength…

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The Pros & Cons of Fasted Exercise

It’s no secret that if you’re looking to see better results at the gym, it helps to pay attention to your nutrition. Eating your veggies, as well as consuming lots of protein and healthy fats can really amp up your fitness gains. But, what if the secret to increased fat loss had more to do…

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Are “Organic” Packaged Foods Better For You?

Who doesn’t love the convenience and the taste of many packaged foods? Heck, the packaging is often alluring enough for us to make a purchase alone! (possibly influenced by your kids pleading for it!) But, even though many packaged foods now have persuasive sounding labels on them like ‘healthy’, ‘natural’ and ‘organic’, and may even…

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