Apr 06

Quick Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

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Submitted by: Good Morning Center

There are a lot of people who would give a lot to increase their metabolism. Having a high level of metabolism enables one to maintain burn fat and lose weight fast with the least amount of activity. Metabolism is the rate by which the body produces and consumes energy and calories to support life.

There are several factors that affect the metabolism of a person, such as the amount of muscle tissue, the frequency of the meals one consumes, genetics, stress levels, personal diet and activity levels. Metabolism slows done due to the following: loss of muscle because of not enough physical activity, the tendency of the body to cannibalize its own tissue because there is not enough food energy to sustain it, and the decrease of physical activity that comes naturally with old age.

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Apr 06

How to Set Goals for Success in 5 Steps

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Submitted by: Justin Glenn

Everyone wants to feel successful, but the million dollar questions is: “What does success mean?”

  • Is success having millions of dollars?
  • Is success being middle class with 2-3 kids, a significant other and a white picket fence?
  • Maybe, success is being 8% body fat and muscular?

The truth is “success” is defined differently for everyone. But, regardless of your definition, these 5 tips will help increase your chances of becoming successful. Continue reading

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Mar 27

Gluten Free Waffles with Blueberries

Gluten Free Blueberry Waffles with Blueberry Tea

Submitted by: Jessica Flatley

Waffles…syrup….blueberries….yum. Strangely, I have always preferred frozen waffles over the ones made fresh from the waffle iron. You can imagine my excitement when I found Trader Joe’s waffles that are…wait for it…gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free. Add blueberries and a little maple syrup for a breakfast fit for a gluten free Queen. Or King.

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Mar 12

5 Important Signs Why You Must Detox Yourself Urgently!!!

Submitted by: Elena Ivanovska

Our body is exposed daily to various toxins – from food, water and air. No matter how hard you try to live healthy, after a while there is a number of toxins in the body resulting in bloating, bad skin, lack of enthusiasm and sudden changes of mood. Here are five signs that your body needs essential detoxification

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Mar 04

3 Simple Tips For Living a Healthy Lifestyle

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Submitted by: Justin Glenn

Living a healthy lifestyle can be difficult for beginners. There is so much information available that the entire process can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are three tips to help you begin your fitness journey

1. Go For a Walk

Simple, yet effective. Walking will increase your metabolism, increase bone density, and help strengthen your heart.

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Feb 10

5 Ideas To Consider When Choosing a Workout Program

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Submitted by: Justin Glenn

Many new comers to exercise and fitness have a difficult time choosing a workout program. There are so many programs that it can be overwhelming. This article is going to give you five ideas to consider that will help you choose a workout program that is best for you.

 

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Feb 04

Quick And Easy Pumpkin Mousse

Easy Low Fat Pumpkin Mousse

 

This is a wonderful recipe that is fast and easy to put together any day of the week. Your dinner guests will be impressed with this treat. The recipe yields 2 servings but it is easy to double or even triple the ingredients (as I’m sure you will want to make more after you try it!). Using canned pumpkin makes this even that much faster to eating this yummy dessert.

Nutrition: per serving – calories 118, fat 0.1, carbs. 24, fiber 1.2, protein 3.4

 

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Jan 26

How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

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Submitted by: Veronica Gantley

I don’t think there is anything better than a delicious steak grilled to perfection. The only problem is who wants to stand out in this cold over a grill to make it. Perhaps you live in an apartment where you can’t grill. All you will need is a cast iron skillet. In order to ensure your steak and other foods are cooked to perfection you must season your cast iron skillet.

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Jan 06

“Honey, dinner is ready!”

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Submitted by: Deborah Tomasetti Perham

Some of my earliest memories throughout the ’60s and ’70s are of sitting around the dinner table with my mom, dad, and sister. Dinner was at 5 o’clock prompt. Mom cooked every night. It was just something we did. Didn’t everyone? When I began working in New York City and not getting off the train until 7:15 p.m., I have a distinct recollections of walking in the door at home and hearing the ding from the microwave…dinner heated for me. Did my mom actually time my steps from the car to the door? The funny thing is, it was important to me to carry on that tradition when I got married.

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Nov 28

Best Healthy Foods You Aren’t Eating: Greek Yogurt, Canned Tomatoes, and More

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Healthy Dieting Myths and Facts

6 Best Foods You’re Not Eating

From watermelon to red cabbage, find out why these foods should be part of your diet.

WebMD Expert Column

By Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD

 

“Some foods are so healthy they star on every nutrition expert’s list of super foods. But often missing on those lists are some underrated gems that can definitely upgrade your diet.

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