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    6 Ways to Stay Focused On Sound Nutrition

    In our world, let’s just admit it, gas stations contain more snacks and sodas than they have fuel for your car! It seems there’s a drive-thru on just about every corner, and it can be hard to focus on good nutrition. The temptation is everywhere! Time is short, you’re tired and stressed, it’s easy to give in and get fast food. Here are some simple ways you can stay focused on nutrition without obsessing! Make a plan! Plan in advance when you go out to eat. Almost all big chain restaurants will have a menu available online to show you your choices. If you spend a little bit of time…

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    Diet is a Four Letter Word

    How would you feel if you could believe you would never have to diet again? I wouldn’t lie to you, and I’m not kidding. A life without dieting is possible! Diets are temporary. Please let that sink in for a moment. Diets are temporary! You will not stay on any diet forever. The diet won’t last, and rarely will the results last. The reason diet failure statistics are so startling is because of all the promises diets make and all the hope they give you. They promise to change your life, to make you happier, to make you healthier. They promise fast results, but they rarely promise you a lifetime…

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    Health & Wellness When Working From Home

    Positive effects can include having more control over your schedule. This can include reclaiming time for exercise because you don’t have to endure a long, stressful commute. When you don’t have to fight traffic every work day, you can use that time to move more. Just taking an early morning walk gets your blood flowing, clears your head and sets you up for a productive day. Another positive effect can be a reduction in overall stress. Certainly a commute comes into play, but too often we hear about office politics and gossip. If you’re not the one gossiping, being out of this dynamic can be foster a serious improvement in…

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    Diet Tips for Metabolic Syndrome

    When you’ve been diagnosed with metabolic syndrome, your health care professional will likely prescribe a few lifestyle changes to get you heading in the right direction. He or she may also prescribe medication such as low-dose aspirin to help with blockages and cholesterol-reducing meds to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. I hope your doctor also suggests some diet tips for metabolic syndrome. If you want to avoid medications and reverse metabolic syndrome, you can try changing your diet. However, do listen to your doctor’s recommendations. Here are some diet tips for metabolic syndrome that may help you course correct: * Eat a Low-Fat Diet – You don’t…

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    Exercise Tips for Metabolic Syndrome

    If you’ve been diagnosed with metabolic syndrome, more than likely, you have too much fat around your waist, high blood triglycerides, low HDL (good cholesterol), high blood pressure and high blood sugar. Here are some exercise tips for metabolic syndrome…to avoid it, that is! Exercise is always a plus, and it’s even more important if you are trying to back off from the damage metabolic syndrome has in store for you. * Try Aerobic Exercise – Aerobic exercise gets your blood pumping and requires you to breathe more heavily. This kind of exercise improves your lung capacity and increases your metabolism; it can even improve your blood glucose levels. Some…

  • Treatment Options for Metabolic Syndrome Including Medication
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    Treatment Options for Metabolic Syndrome Including Medication

    When you’re faced with metabolic syndrome, there are two options for the treatment. Although it is preferable to employ lifestyle changes, you may find treatment options for metabolic syndrome including medication are in order. The truth is, the path you take is mostly up to you, the patient. If you don’t make the necessary lifestyle changes, medication isn’t going to be enough to prevent complications in most cases. And as usual, medication most often brings other unwanted symptoms into the picture. Let’s look at the paths of treatment you can choose to follow for metabolic syndrome. Medication Depending upon the conditions you have, your doctor may want to prescribe pharmaceutical…

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    Beat Anxiety

    Would you like to beat anxiety ?  Let’s face it. A certain amount of anxiety is a normal part of life. Extreme anxiety or feeling anxious for no reason can be devastating though. If you experience insomnia, tiredness, headaches, inability to calm yourself down or reason with yourself and/or a number of other maladies, you may be a candidate for some natural remedies to help you get your life back. There is some good news though! Be sure to read to the bottom of the post where I reveal a surprising discovery I recently made that’s helping my stress level. The following natural remedies to help you beat anxiety: Passionflower –…

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    What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

    For some reason, I had a hard time understanding what metabolic syndrome was when I first heard about it. Was it a disease, a condition? It seemed to be important, but I just couldn’t wrap my head around it. This is the reason I decided to create a series of articles in case you are a bit baffled by exactly what it is and what it means for your health, both today and tomorrow. Metabolic syndrome very simply is a cluster of conditions that occur together that increase your risk of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. The conditions include high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat…

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    Emotional Stress Eating

    Do You Turn to Emotional Stress Eating? I was talking to a friend the other day, and I asked her what her biggest challenge was relative to healthy eating and keeping her weight under control. She didn’t skip a beat and immediately said, “emotional stress eating”. When she’s bored or worried or under stress, she finds she tends to grab a bag of chips or cookies without realizing it. If you tend to eat when you’re feeling down or stressed to help yourself feel better, you may be an emotional eater. Emotional Eating is also known as Comfort Eating. It’s the act of responding to stressful situations by turning to…