Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

The numerous health benefits of garlic might be worth the bad breath

A rose may look beautiful, but what if it smelled awful? The same goes for garlic. Earning the nickname “stinking rose,” this herb may not be beautiful, its odor is anything but pleasant, but its health-promoting effects can’t be denied. Related to other allium vegetables such as onions and leeks, garlic contains a high amount…

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Healthy Recipe: Field Greens Salad with Candied Pecans

Field Greens Salad with Candied Pecans You know that eating lots of greens is key component to shrinking belly fat, so try this delicious field greens salad. Add a side of lean protein to this recipe, like sliced chicken breast, for the perfect, fitness-approved meal. Servings: 4 Here’s what you need… For the Salad: 1…

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Get More Out of Exercise Time

How effective is your exercise time?  Do you workout enthusiastically, feeling the burn with a smile, pushing yourself to the limit? Or would you describe your exercise time more like an even trot? Coasting along, breaking a respectable sweat, doing the same old thing. Since you take the time to exercise and desire to have…

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Maximize Your Metabolism

Drop pounds faster with these tips to speed your metabolism. Your body is constantly using up your store of energy. Whether your body is busy breathing, pumping blood, digesting food, moving, thinking, or controlling temperature, it takes energy to make it happen. The process of converting and using energy for these normal bodily processes is…

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5 Lifestyle Changes for Healthy Weight Loss

Have you ever wondered… Why do so many diets end in failure? Why is it so easy to gain lost weight back? And why can’t you maintain your ideal weight at all times? If you’ve tried every quick-fix fad diet under the sun, you realize they can help you lose weight instantly. Unfortunately, keeping the…

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Pomegranate and You

Why you should eat this red, seedy fruit. (Or easier, drink the juice.) If you’ve ever tried eating a pomegranate, you know how much work is required to get to the edible seeds and juice inside the thick outer layer. But you may not know that the health rewards are well worth the work. You…

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Healthy Recipe: Easy Chopped Chicken Salad

Easy Chopped Chicken Salad This quick and simple salad is a delicious solution to the age-old question, “What’s for dinner?” It’s filled with wholesome ingredients, protein and fiber to enhance your hard earned fitness results. Servings: 6  Here’s what you need: For the Salad 2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped 1.2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 1…

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Optimal Exercise Time for Every Age

Being active is an important part of staying healthy at any age. Just by spending the optimal amount of time exercising each week, you’ll become healthier. Regular exercise helps to maintain a healthy weight and drastically lower your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension, various cancers, and an array of other dangerous and…

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How long should you workout each day to see results?

How long should you workout each day to see results? If you had to guess, do you think an overweight adult would lose more weight by exercising 30 minutes a day or an hour a day? Common sense would tell you that the longer you workout, the more weight you lose. A new study, however,…

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Do-It-Yourself Kitchen Raid

Want faster weight loss?  Then do a self-guided kitchen raid. If your kitchen is stocked with the makings for healthy meals and snacks you’ll easily stay on track, even when those late-night cravings strike. So what should you keep on hand and what should be banned? Use this self-guided kitchen raid to help you sort…

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