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Tips for Breaking the Junk Food Habit

Do you find yourself struggling to lose weight and constantly craving sweets, desserts and salty snacks? Have you ever said to yourself, “After this last bucket of fried chicken I am going to eat healthy” only to order the same meal the very next week? Studies are showing that junk food is so hard to give up because it actually becomes a psychological and physiological addiction in the body. The cravings for these foods which are high in sugar, salt and fat become deeply ingrained and it is hard to break the habit. Here are some tips for reducing the…
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Need to Exercise? Use These Quick Tips to Fit Exercise into Your Busy Workday

Do you get frustrated because you want to live a healthier lifestyle but your job keeps you sitting at a desk all day? Sedentary work can cause us to gain weight and suffer from eye strain, back pain, and lack of energy. However, it is a lot easier than you think to add physical activity to your workday, even if you are chained to a desk. Adding in small bursts of exercise to your daily routine will not only help you keep fit, slim and healthy, it will also give you more energy to take on the day and boost…
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Do You Do These? Three Unhealthy Habits You Might Not Be Aware Of and How to Kick Them

Eating While Distracted How many times have you been eating while watching TV and thought that you had another few bites left but then realize you have devoured the whole thing? Not watching television while eating will actually help you lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Since your mind is so entranced by the television, cramming the food into your mouth becomes automatic and it is hard to notice when you have eaten too much. How to kick it: When you make dinner, sit down at the table instead of on the couch. If you live with a partner,…
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Got a New Bundle of Joy? Health Tips for First-Time Parents

Being a new parent is a very exciting time! It can also be exhausting, because many new parents are so caught up in caring for their child as best they can, that they forget to also look after themselves! However, it is very important to look after your own health as well when you have a new baby. If you are well-rested and healthy you will be much more able to be a loving and effective parent to your little bundle of joy. Here are some tips for staying healthy as a new parent: Get as much sleep as possible.…
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Sometimes the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Health is to Learn to Say No

  “I know you have a day off, but can you cover this shift for me?” “Can you help us sew all of the costumes for the school play?” “Why don’t you come out to my party? Everyone will be there!” Sometimes in life we feel ourselves overwhelmed by demands on us from all sides. Our bosses and coworkers expect a lot at work, our friends expect us always to go out and have fun, and our families need us to support them. Eager to please and to avoid disappointing anyone we care about, we push ourselves to the limit…
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Got Milk? Know Where It’s From? Check This Out!

Today I want to share with you a great website to find out where your milk comes from. I was introduced to this website through a good friend of mine Ric DeLuca who is an awesome real estate and management coach. He sends out a weekly group of technology tips and interest items and this was one that I found interesting in a Trivial Pursuit sort of way. Many times I look in the refrigerator, sometimes late at night, and when I find something that I want to eat or drink a goes through my mind, where in the heck…
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