The Threat of the Sugar Addiction

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I recently read that Philadelphia is the leading city for childhood obesity. One of the major concerns is that children are stopping at the corner store to buy candy and junk food on their way to school. There are groups of parents who have threatened to boycott these stores if they continue to sell candy…

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Detox Your Way to a Healthier Body

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If you are looking to feel better this spring you may want to do a liver detoxification. Liver detoxes are a way to clear an abundance of toxins out of the body. Toxins get into the body everyday through the food we eat, water we drink, and air we breathe. The liver which is the…

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Life Without Medication

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Many people are on one or more medications by the time they reach the age of 40. We are in a society that believes that we need to be on medication to live our lives. Medication was meant to be taken for a short period of time rather than for a life time in most…

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Do You Have a Food Sensitivity?

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If you are having health issues such as digestive problems, headaches, joint problems, or skin irritations you could have a food sensitivity. Consuming foods like dairy and wheat can create uncomfortable symptoms for many people. To test for a food sensitivity the best thing to do is to avoid the suspected food for about a…

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Meal Plan Now, Time and Money Later

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The first step to eating more healthfully is to plan your meals on a regular basis either weekly, monthly, or seasonally. Devoting time to meal planning now will save you time and money later. Start by gathering all your favorite recipes and have a good hour to create a meal plan that will be appealing…

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Be a Good Role Model

The key to raising healthy children is to be a good role model. If you are going to eat unhealthy foods and avoid exercise then your child will probably do the same. Creating healthy habits in your children is easy when you follow a healthy lifestyle yourself. Instead of drilling your child about eating too…

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The Culprit Could Be Sugar

One of the most notorious culprits of weight gain is due to sugar consumption. On average Americans consume over 100 pounds of sugar per year. It is now recommended that we consume no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar per day, but most Americans eat about 22 teaspoons. One can of soda has about…

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This is Your Time

Is weight loss at the top of your to do list this year? Are you unsure about what foods to eat for permanent weight loss? Are your emotions in the way of weight loss? You can start by setting some health goals. Your goals should be SMART or Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Time-tabled. You will…

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Do You Need to Change Your Salt?

One of the reasons for the poor health of this country is due to mineral deficiency. Most of us could use more minerals in our diet. Once upon a time foods provided minerals to the body. Now minerals are lacking in the food supply due to the over farming of land along with pesticide use…

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3 Weeks to a Healthier Body

Did you every hear that it takes 21 days to start a habit? Could you implement one new healthy habit every 3 weeks? Let’s start with something simple that anyone could do without much effort. Could you drink 16 more ounces of pure water per day? You don’t even need to cut down on any…

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