Archive for October 2012

Extending Your Life

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Some of us want to live longer, but might not know the necessary steps or habits to reach that goal. Here are some diet changes that can help extend your life. Just remember, consistency is always key along with exercise. 1. Glass of wine Have a drink for your health!... more

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Diet Tricks for Halloween

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Halloween is the time of the year where adolescents and children go wild with candy. Here are some tips to help assure they are consuming the more “healthy” candy. 1. Buy candy the day of or before Halloween Minimize the number of days the candy is in your house before... more

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Your Feet and Your Health

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1. Red flag: Toenails with slightly sunken, spoon-shaped indentations What it means: Anemia (iron deficiency) often shows up as an unnatural, concave or spoonlike shape to the toes’ nail beds, especially in moderate-to-severe cases. It’s caused by not having enough hemoglobin, an iron-rich protein in the blood cells that transports... more

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Skincare Tips

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Here are some helpful tips to keep your skin healthy for the long run 1) Protect it To ensure she layers on enough sunscreen (“the best way to keep skin youthful”), Garland, TX-based dermatologist Lisa Garner, MD, president of the Women’s Dermatologic Society, fills the hollow of her palm (about... more

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Consuming Whole Grains

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According to the Whole Grains Council website, whole grains can have many physical health benefits, such as “better weight maintenance,” reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, “healthier blood pressure levels,” “reduction of inflammatory disease risk,” and a reduced risk of heart disease. And as studies show, good physical health and... more

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Get Your Tomatoes!

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In a groundbreaking new study that’s sure to send health-conscious guys running to the produce market, tomatoes now are linked to lower stroke risk in men. Researchers examining the blood levels of more than 1,000 Finnish men ages 46 to 65, found that those whose blood contained the highest levels... more

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Stressors You May Want to Avoid

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Life is difficult as is. So why not do ourselves a favor and not add any unneccessary stress to our bodies. Here are some stressors you may not know about: 1) Your dog: Pets are a source of stress, too. (Anyone who’s ever had to take their dog to the... more

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Diet Mistakes

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1. Mistake: Cutting Too Many Calories “Cut calories, lose weight” is the most basic weight loss advice out there, but going too low can backfire (this slows your metabolism, which can cause weight  gain). “Even if you’re restricting calories healthfully, it’s hard to meet all your nutritional needs when you... more

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Getting Fit for Fall

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1. Orangetheory Fitness  Bored with your regular boot-camp routine? Try a class at Orangetheory Fitness. Each class incorporates circuits on the treadmill, rowing machine, TRX, and free weights, and participants wear a supplied heart rate monitor. Stats are flashed on a large screen during class, and the goal is to... more

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Secrets for a Banging Body

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 There’s no secret really. It’s always been exercise, staying active, and having a healthy diet. But here are some more tips to help those who want a nice curvy body. Have a game day. Make them calorie-obliterating, all-out sessions, where you push yourself to the max, says Michael Olzinski, an... more

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