Category Archives: Nutrition

tortilla_lasagna_2-458x326Have you considered a vegetarian diet?  May of us have long been brought up on a "meat and potatoes" diet.  Dinner usually consists of a meat, a starch, and MAYBE a vegetable (often more than one starch).  Of course we aren't suggesting you quit cold-turkey and become veggie loving non-carnivores today; however, we are encouraging you to give it a try!  By replacing just one dinner meal per week with a vegetarian option,.

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start over_stop giving upWe all have good, or even great intentions.  "I'm going to get healthy, eat better, move more"; and then somewhere along the way we get sidetracked, and the next thing you know, we are completely lost in the forest of "hey what happened!?".  Here's a great article from the fine folks over at SparkPeople about 25 ways you can recommit to your healthy habits. Here's a couple: try a shorter workout, track your food,.
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increased stamina
Physical Stamina – The Key to a Long Life
Physical stamina is vital to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.  There is a saying, "you are what you eat," and while this is very true, taking the right type of exercise, as well as paying attention to your diet, will ensure that you remain physically and mentally active and keep your physical stamina at its maximum.
Obesity and the Effect on Physical Stamina
Obesity is one.
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For many years experts thought apple-shaped bodies worries' were greater. The thinking was, fat stored in the stomach = a higher risk for heart disease and diabetes. It was believed pear-shaped people storing their fat in the buttocks, hips and thighs were protected from those problems. A recent study though, shows what was previously believed about "pear shapes" may be wrong.

Experts found, through this study, that both groups had an increased risk of metabolic syndrome.  This is a group of risk factors: high blood pressure,.

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cerealI was recently visiting a family member and she set out a cereal bar each morning.  The "bar" included a couple of "healthy" (but not stuffy ;)) cereals and then raisins, craisins, sunflower seeds, various nuts (all in the raw), and of course fruit. It was so much fun creating a different healthy combo each day (though I kind of threw everything in the bowl some mornings); and because they were all such nutrient rich cereals, I.
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