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Saturday, February 13, 2016

The Health Hazards of Sitting

We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four experts, who detailed a chain of problems from head to toe.
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Grain Free Twix Bars

Twix bars were one of my favorite candy bars back in the day. I already have one twix recipe on my blog, but I wanted to create another one that was grain free with much less ingredients.  That is how I came up with these Grain Free Twix Bars.  It was really hard to get a good pic, but I promise you they are delicious!  Super easy too. Only 5 ingredients! Read more

Friday, March 15, 2013

7 Highly Disturbing Trends in Junk Food Advertising to Children...

According to data compiled by the nonprofit health organization Food & Water Watch, children see more nearly 5,000 TV food ads every year, and teenagers get bombarded by almost 6,000 annually. Read more

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Keep Blood Pressure Low to Prevent Strokes...

“An optimal blood pressure is less than 115 systolic over 75 diastolic,” says Norm Campbell, professor of medicine, community health sciences, and physiology and pharmacology at the University of Calgary in Canada. “As long as a disease hasn’t caused blood pressure to go low, that’s healthy.” Read more

Saturday, February 16, 2013

How Food Can Affect Your Mood...

You can stop looking for that make-me-happy food aisle at your local grocery store. It's official; a square of dark chocolate won’t dig you out of depression, but there are ways that your diet can help keep you happy. With new research and old insight, we give you a better understanding of how what you eat can alter your disposition. Read more

Monday, January 14, 2013

Anaerobic Exercise Vs. Aerobic Exercise...

To achieve an optimal level of fitness, your regimen needs to include both aerobic and anaerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise increases your breathing and heart rate for an extended period of time, while anaerobic exercise involves concentrated bursts of energy. Because they are performed at different levels of intensity, your body responds differently to them. Consult with your health care provider before beginning an exercise program. Read more

Top 10 Fitness Trends Picked for 2013...

A new survey of fitness trends shows body-weight training, including back-to-basics exercises like push-ups, planks, and pull-ups, is expected to be one of the top 10 fitness trends of 2013.

Researchers say people have been using their own body weight for centuries as a form of resistance training. But this is the first time it has made it into the trend survey, because gyms are now packaging it as part of exercise programs. Read more

Friday, December 7, 2012

7 Tips for Staying Slim During the Holidays...

With food, food, food, drinks, food, food, and
some more food during the Holidays,
it’s realy, really hard to maintain our figure!
Check out these 7 tips on how to stay
slim during the holidays! Read more

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity...


You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? From boosting your mood to improving your sex life, find out how exercise can improve your life. Read more