Author Archives: Lori

6 Natural Ways To Improve Your Cognitive Function

All over the internet you can find pills that claim to improve your focus and boost your brain productivity. Your first choice should be through the food you eat and your lifestyle practices. To get you started, here are 6 natural ways to improve your cognitive function: 1. Fish and Flaxseed Flaxseed and oily fish like…

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Eat These Foods To Add Years To Your Life

We all have the ability to live a healthier, longer life by eating the most nutritious foods for our bodies. The importance of good nutrition cannot be stressed enough. The Global Burden of Disease study, is a project collecting data from 188 countries. The study citied poor eating habits as the most significant risk factor…

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How To End Your Carb Cravings

Sugar addiction is not just about willpower, it is about what food is doing to you. It is possible to end your carb addictions in 3-7 days if you follow the formula below: Don’t skip breakfast and make sure you do not make it carb heavy. Eat small amounts of protein and healthy fats with each…

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20 Ways To Start Fresh This Fall

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the cool crisp days, the leaves turning colors and of course Football. Just because it’s getting cooler doesn’t mean you have to reduce your activity from the Summer. Need some inspiration for self-development? I have gathered 20 ideas to get you started.   1. For every…

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Will Supplements Help You Live Longer?

Research continues to be divided on whether individual supplements improve longevity, are harmful or are simply excreted right out of your body. The best source of any ingredient is food. Diets rich in beta-carotene have been associate with lower risk of cancer. On that note here are some supplements commonly taken for longevity and the…

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4 Ways To Make Dieting Easier

Are you on the same old hamster wheel of dieting? You stick to it for a few weeks then lose it because you restrict yourself too much. Our will power can only take so much! I have been on a few of those diets myself. What I have learned is that dieting is really a…

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5 Things That Will Make You Happier

In today’s world all we usually hear is bad news, bringing us down and stressing us out. Practice these 5 things to improve your outlook on life and develop a positive attitude. Practice Daily Gratitude Expressing gratitude has shown to improve your mood. In fact writing down a few positive things about your day will make…

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Improve Your Balance With These 3 Exercises

You should consider balance training as one of your elements in your fitness routine. As you age it is important for your health that you have good balance. It can mean the difference between independence and dependence due to a serious fall. Balance training is for everyone no matter what age or condition and here are…

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7 Things To Stop Doing To Live Longer

There is a number of things you can do today to start to turn the clock back and become more healthy. These things are common sense but not always common practice. It is never to late to start healthy habits. 1.  Stop Eating Mainly Processed Foods With everyone so busy it sometimes is a challenge…

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Healthy Eating Habits To Avoid

Often times we think that we have healthy eating habits and come to find out that we can be sabotaging ourselves to gain weight. Here a few common diet pitfalls that you should avoid and what to do instead. 1. Fruit Juice Just because it says made from all natural fruit, no sugar added, doesn’t mean it’s good…

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