Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

Stretches For Lower Back Pain

Back pain can not only be unbearable but also makes it difficult to carry out your day to day activities. Often times, even if you choose to take it easy and avoid any rigorous movements, that throbbing pain in your back just doesn’t want to go away. Some have tried making use of pain relieving…

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Vitamin K: The Amazing Nutrient You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Vitamin what? K? Yup! Why’d they skip vitamins F, G, H, I & J? Great question! That’s because the “K” stands for “koagulation” which is the Danish spelling for “coagulation.” Vitamin K is the vitamin that helps the blood to clot or coagulate. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg of what this amazing,…

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Kettlebells Vs. Dumbbells: Which Works Best for Toned Arms?

For toned arms do you go with the tried-and-true dumbbells or the new kid on the block – kettlebells? Actually, each have their own specific uses and each excel at their specific use. But for toned arms, dumbbells are better and here is why. Because of the shape of the dumbbell, it is easier to…

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I’m Sick. What Can I Do (Naturally)?

Getting a common cold doesn’t have to be so… common. There are things you can do naturally to make getting sick less likely. But, if you do happen to get sick, there are things you can also do to help support your body to fight it off. Good hand hygiene and overall healthy habits can…

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A Guide to the Benefits of Jump Rope Exercise

Jump roping is an excellent exercise for all ages, and it has many benefits including price, convenience, health, and wellness. Jumping rope is fun to do, but it’s also one of the best cardiovascular exercises that you can perform. Most people jump rope when they’re children, but most stop once they become teenagers, possibly even…

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Which Foods Can Help With Blood Pressure?

Guess how many people have high blood pressure? A billion! It’s said to be the “#1 risk factor for death and disability in the world.” If you have high blood pressure, it’s best that you are monitored by your healthcare professional. And if you’re on medication for high blood pressure never change that without speaking…

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Exercise in the Home

An exercise program does not have to cost a fortune or require fancy equipment. There are excellent exercise programs which do not even require a gym membership. Exercises which utilize body weight resistance can burn calories and build muscle without equipment. A home exercise routine is easy to create and maintain with little or no…

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What is the Satiety Index?

Have you ever notice that some foods keep you feeling full longer? And others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to “stop eating when you feel full” a bit tricky if you’re picking foods that aren’t filling. That’s a phenomenon called satiety. It’s the feeling of fullness, of being…

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6 Key Nutrients For Brain Health

We are coming to realize that food can do so much more than just fuel your body. Food can dictate how we perform in daily activities, predict our future health, and help defend us against the health factors we have no control over like genetics. There are certain vital nutrients each part of the body…

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