Ten Principles of Intuitive Eating

August 2nd, 2011

When it comes to deciding how we manage our health, in this case, how we approach healthy eating, managing our weight and the expectations we put on ourselves then it’s never a bad thing to be reminded over and over again of great principles like the ones listed below that can help us along our journey. I know for myself, that I long ago gave up the notion of dieting to maintain my weight.  Healthy choices are absolutely a staple to my approach and admittedly

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Boosting DHEA Naturally Can Turn Back the Clock on the Aging Process

August 2nd, 2011

If you’re looking to maintain a healthy body and fight the aging process then boosting DHEA levels (can be done naturally) is key.  So listen up, as it’s not as complicated as you might think.  The body (I say this all the time) is looking to be supported with minerals/nutrients, good nutrition, good fats and a must do – managing your stress!  For me, this is a simple solution as there are some wonderful products out there.  I use the Isagenix products as they cover

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Routine Periodic Fasting Is Good for Your Health, and Your Heart, Study Suggests

August 2nd, 2011

ScienceDaily (Apr. 3, 2011) — Fasting has long been associated with religious rituals, diets, and political protests.  Now new evidence from cardiac researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute demonstrates that routine periodic fasting is also good for your health, and your heart. Research cardiologists at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute are reporting that fasting not only lowers one’s risk of coronary artery disease and diabetes, but also causes significant changes in a person’s blood cholesterol levels.  Both diabetes and elevated cholesterol are

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Your Protein Powder May be Inflaming You

August 2nd, 2011

When ever possible do your research and find the best of the best!  I personally think protein powders are a great source of nutrition and my protein powder of choice comes from Isagenix.  For all the key reasons listed below.  Undenatured, grass-fed whey protein concentrate with no artificial fillers and a lot of added good stuff for the body including activated enzymes! (NaturalNews) One of the most popular supplements in our society today is protein powder.  These powders come from a variety of different sources

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Understand the Difference Between Synthetic and Whole Food Supplementation

August 2nd, 2011

(NaturalNews) In the beginning of time man had all the nutritional value he needed for healthy living in the natural foods planted in the earth. Over the years, this nutritional value has been dramatically reduced.  The need for supplementation is essential. When choosing the right supplementation, it is important to understand the difference between synthetic and whole food based nutrition. Synthetic supplements are nutrients that have been synthetically (man-made) derived in a laboratory.  These nutrients have an identical chemical structure as the whole food derived

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Oxygenate Your Body – How to Restore Oxygen Balance and Help Prevent Disease

August 2nd, 2011

For all the things that we do to maintain our health it’s sometimes the obvious things that we need to be reminded of…..like our breathing and the key role it plays in our health.  In my yoga practice there is a constant focus on the breath which makes it a great way for me to bring the practice of breath into every other aspect of my day.  Add to this, wonderful products like the Auum Omegas I take, that among the many health benefits they

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Benefits of Beer

August 2nd, 2011

If you are fond of beer and drink it moderately, it’s time to rejoice, because there are many more benefits to beer than you could have imagined.  It’s indeed the kind of news that will make you want to rub your eyes in disbelief because it’s hard to consider beer as being something that is good for your health. However, this is true, because researchers are constantly coming across various connections between beer and good health. Here’s a look at some of the benefits that

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Simple Strategies to Boost and Maintain Your PH Levels

August 2nd, 2011

(NaturalNews) The human internal ecosystem is stabilized by several different buffering systems that keep the body functioning at a high level for as long as possible. One of these buffering systems is pH. Our blood stream should be slightly alkaline at 7.365 pH at all times for the body to be healthy.  Maintaining pH balance through proper diet and lifestyle is one of the most critical tools to optimizing your health.  There are certain strategies that can be used to boost your pH all day

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SuperFood Omelet Helps the Brain and Body

August 2nd, 2011

When it comes to healthy eating and finding away to include the benefits of “super-foods” it doesn’t get any easier than this!  Below is a great, quick recipe for creating “superfood synergy”! If over the years you’ve avoided eggs thinking their not healthy for you, then take a look at the info below by Natural News and see if you don’t reconsider including eggs as part of your healthy diet. For anyone that hasn’t discovered the wonders of coconut oil/butter, milk, here’s a reminder for

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High Fructose Corn Syrup and Cane Sugar – Your Body Knows the Difference!

August 2nd, 2011

Ask the majority of health advocates out there and they will agree that sugar is one of the most harmful things we can do to our health and especially since most individuals don’t understand the idea of moderation and simply abuse the amount they consume.  As its unlikely that most will give up sugar completely, I think the information below will help us understand the “sugar break down” and allow us to make the better choice when it comes to our sugar consumption. So when

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