Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

Totally Triglyceride

Understanding what triglycerides have to do with your heart. When you hear talk about triglycerides, you may cringe. After all, it’s not the prettiest word around, and hearing it may make you think of something bad for you. However, triglycerides are a necessary part of good health, as it’s a type of fat that circulates…

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Healthy Recipe: Mango Chutney Chicken Salad

This summer salad is a refreshing way to serve chicken. Tender mango chutney, creamy Greek yogurt and fresh, crunchy greens make this one tasty meal.   Servings: 5 Here’s what you need… 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 inch ginger root, minced 1 small red onion, chopped 1 small red bell pepper,…

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Small Seed, Big Impact

The wonderful world of flax seed—by the numbers. A powerhouse food packed with health benefits. If you’ve not added flax seed to your diet, you will soon. First cultivated nearly 3,000 years ago, flax seed has been around a while. Back in the eighth century, King Charlemagne was so convinced of the goodness of flax…

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Debunking the White Food Myth

It may not be all bad after all. White food has recently earned a bad reputation. Much of this may be due to diet programs requiring you to limit the amount of white foods you eat. That’s because white foods are known as processed foods that have been stripped of their nutritional goodness. Often stuffed…

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Exercise Your Right to Stress Relief

Too stressed to exercise? You’re missing out on an effective way to relieve that stress. Work, kids, finances, relationships, illness. Everyone has some stress in life. While some let it build up to the point of emotional, physical, or relational problems, others have learned effective ways of dealing with it. One way to prevent stress…

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Healthy Recipe: Blackberry Chicken Tenders on Asparagus

  This fast, tasty dinner recipe centers around protein and veggies. Blackberries add a unique and unexpected flavor. Here’s what you need: For the Chicken: 1.5 pounds organic, skinless, boneless chicken tenders 1 cup organic blackberries 1/4 cup coconut aminos 1/4 cup plum vinegar 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/8 cup yellow onion, minced 4 garlic…

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Moving Therapy for Arthritis

Make exercise part of your treatment plan. If you have arthritis, physical activity may be the last thing you feel like doing. The pain, stiffness, and swelling associated with arthritis often limit your range of motion and leave you feeling fatigued and depressed. But inactivity can lead to muscle loss, weight gain, and tighter joints.…

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Have heel pain? It may be plantar fasciitis

The band of tissue connecting your heal to your toes is called the plantar fascia, a ligament that supports the arch of your foot. If this gets strained by overstretching or overuse, it will weaken, become inflamed and swollen, and cause pain in your heel or bottom of your foot. This condition is called plantar…

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Drinking Requires More Than Responsibility

It requires brains, too. You know to avoid the cakes and pies, but what should you do when it comes to alcoholic drinks? It’s easy to overlook the calories found in beverages. If you’re counting calories to lose weight, don’t ignore the calories found in what you drink. Because while they may not require a…

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How to choose a weight-loss plan that works for you

Whether you’re looking to lose a few pounds or a lot of pounds, it’s hard to know where to start. And the overwhelming variety of options isn’t any help. Maybe you’ve tried various dieting techniques in the past with little success or at least not lasting success. Since losing weight can be a long, difficult…

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