Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

When Diabetes Comes Knocking

Prediabetes may be scary, but the diagnosis gives you time to prevent type 2 diabetes. Someone who is prediabetic has a higher than normal blood sugar level, but not high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. Early damage to the circulatory system and heart may already be setting in, but the good news…

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Healthy Recipe: Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

T his quick and easy soup is wholesome and nutritious. Red bell peppers are filled with vitamin C, vitamin A and carotenoids, making this a wonderful way to fight off a cold. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need: 5 red bell peppers, roasted, peeled and seeded 4 cups of chicken broth, 1 can of coconut…

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Your Flat Abs Plan

One of the most popular questions that I’m asked is, “How can I get great abs?” You may have pondered this question at some time or another. Many people are frustrated by their waistlines, to the point of giving up after doing dozens of crunches with zero improvement. It’s time to forget everything you’ve heard…

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Allergic to Food?

Don’t let it keep you down. For most folks, peanut butter is a delicious food that goes well with anything. For others, however, eating a little bit of peanut butter or a single peanut is a matter of life and death. A nut allergy is just one of many food allergies prevalent today. Chances are,…

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Healthy Recipe: Chocolate Mint Protein Shake

Here’s a tasty way to get your protein. Blend up one of these Chocolate Mint Protein Shakes whenever you have the urge to eat a bowl of ice cream. It’s just as sweet and delicious, while being filled with the protein that your muscles need. Servings: 1 Here’s what you need… 1 cup ice 1/2…

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The health benefits of yogurt

The health benefits of yogurt. From Greek to regular, plain to vanilla, single serving to family size tubs, a multitude of yogurt lines the shelves of your grocery’s dairy isle. The nutritious goodness found in yogurt is gaining popularity, and it’s largely because of its great taste and health benefits. As an added perk, yogurt…

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Create a New You in 3 Steps

Are there things about yourself that you’d like to change? Your weight, your habits, and maybe even your outlook on life? We are trained to think that change is hard, that it takes time. But it really doesn’t have to be. I’m here to argue that lasting change happens in an instant. I understand that…

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Getting the six pack of your dreams

It’s not all about crunches. Repeat: it’s not all about crunches. Contrary to popular belief, crunching out hundreds of crunches every day will not cause six pack abs to magically appear. Getting a firm, sculpted belly isn’t always an easy process. It takes dedication to abdominal specific exercises, as well as a healthy diet and…

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Healthy Recipe: BBQ Meatballs

Here’s a wonderful protein-packed snack recipe. The addition of homemade BBQ sauce takes these meatballs from regular to extraordinary. Enjoy as a power snack or throw a couple on a pile of greens for a light meal. Makes: 18 Here’s what you need… 2 beaten eggs 1/2 cup blanched almond flour 1/4 cup flax meal…

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Stay cool this summer with these fun and simple water workouts

It’s summer and it’s hot outside. Where’s the perfect place to spend the day? At the pool, the beach, or the lake! The cool water offers an escape from the heat and a chance for fun and relaxation. But this summer, rather than floating around on an inflatable or lying out in the sun, it’s…

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