Archive | November, 2012

Self service health

Create your own health goals (whys), to take charge of your health ! Like – I will figure out my why today and write it down. I will think of that why every day, especially on the days when it’s hard to stick to my fitness goals. Today I will think of one bad habit […]

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Benefits of exercise and lifestyles !

•  ”  Research shows the lifestyle choices you make in middle age have a direct impact on how you’ll spend your Golden Years. If you’re fit at 50, you’re much more likely to be healthy into your 70s and 80s •    Exercise reduces inflammation, which is a driving force behind most chronic conditions; exercise also […]

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Health benefits – Your goals and weight management

Set Your FitChoice SMART Goals One main reason we don’t reach our goals is that our goals are not properly set. FitChoice SMART goals create a clear pathway, spelling out changes in behaviour that are necessary to become your ideal self. S  -Specific Define goals in terms of what will be accomplished, why, who will […]

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Weight management and the key!

“The key to keeping weight off after a diet is incorporating habits of sound nutrition, regular exercise, and reasonable expectations that you can stick to for a lifetime,” says Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, clinical associate professor at Boston University. “These lifestyle changes are an investment in your future.”   Exercise                                                                                     The type of exercise […]

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The Latest Weapon in the War on Cancer: Honey Bees

By Dr. Mercola Propolis, the “caulk” honeybees use to patch holes in their hives, has been used as a natural remedy since ancient times, treating ills ranging from sore throats and burns to allergies.        New research has revealed another exciting use for this seemingly miraculous substance, this time in the fight against cancer. Propolis Slows […]

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Health benefits – more about Green tea

Green Tea Lowers Blood Sugar Spikes and May Aid Weight Loss “Yet another study, published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research6, found that EGCG found in green tea had a significant impact on blood glucose levels in rats when consumed in combination with starchy foods. Blood glucose levels in rats given the equivalent […]

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Health benefits – Safflower seeds

“Safflower Oil is, as the name implies, an oil made from the extract of the safflower seeds.       Safflowers; both as a plant and after being pressed into an oil have had a rich history in civilizations in both the east and the west and it’s still very much viable in today’s economy and diet. Safflower […]

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Health Benefits of Pea Protein Isolate

“Although research from the June 2010 issue of “Nutrition & Metabolism” suggests that whey protein is the best type of protein for building muscle mass, other supplements, such as pea protein isolate, may also help you improve your health. Pea protein isolate is low in fat and rich in protein, which makes it different from […]

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Health matters – Exercise,from a different perspective

“Do we really need to exercise ? Sometimes even the thought of it seems hard.                                                         The truth of the matter is that you’ll be a healthier person for it and not just in terms of cardiovascular fitness. Exercise prevents disease. As an active person, you’re less likely to develop cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and […]

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Health matters : Can You Be Skinny and Still Be in Poor Health?

” Can You Be Skinny and Still Be in Poor Health? The short answer is yes. It’s certainly possible to be thin and unhealthy.                                                 However, overall, there are far more unhealthy overweight people than unhealthy thin people. The central issue that primes you for poor health is insulin and leptin resistance, which is far more […]

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