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Good Nutrition, Better Skin

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in Health Blog | Comments Off on Good Nutrition, Better Skin

Good Nutrition, Better Skin

Beauty truly does come from within. The better the food we eat, the better the skin’s health. A study from 2012, explained it that the way we age comes from internal factors and external factors.“The first is intrinsic skin aging, which represents chronological aging and affects skin in the same pattern it affects all internal organs.2 The second is extrinsic skin aging, which we view as aged skin and is the result of external factors and environmental influence, mainly chronic sun exposure and ultraviolet (UV) irradiation but also smoking,...

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10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Posted by on Mar 14, 2021 in Health Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on 10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

  10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling Some of us are planning to travel soon and a trip is always exciting- especially this year. However, many times it can throw us off our healthy routines and we over-do it. If we’ve been trying to “get in shape” for that trip, all of sudden our healthy choices go out the window as soon as the plane touches down.  It’s fun to indulge, but it can leave you not feeling so great. So here are some ideas so that you can enjoy and make healthier choices so you feel good too:   Bring your own...

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Immune Boosting Foods

Posted by on Mar 1, 2021 in Health Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Immune Boosting Foods

Immune Boosting Foods

8 FOODS THAT BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM   Keeping our immune systems strong and supported is so important all the time and especially these days. Did you know that you can find natural immune system boosters in certain foods? Choose healthy foods that boost your immune system, and cut down on the days you miss from work or school due to illness! Vitamin C Vitamin C increases the amount of infection-fighting white blood cells and antibodies in your body, raises the body’s good cholesterol, and lowers the risk of certain types of cancer....

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Emotions and Food Rewards

Posted by on Feb 1, 2021 in Health Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Emotions and Food Rewards

Emotions and Food Rewards

Who can relate that when we do/accomplish something stressful or uncomfortable we get a food reward? This is something I’ve worked on for a long time in myself. Recently, I had a stressful doctors appointment. When I was finally out of the office, I ran an errand and saw a bagel shop. Immediately, I thought “I deserve a bagel after all that”. Now the bagel was NOT the issue, it was that I was not hungry but that I was tired and anxious after the doctor’s appointment. I quickly clued into that the emotions I felt were causing me to feel...

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What’s the story with sugar?

Posted by on Jan 27, 2021 in Health Blog | Comments Off on What’s the story with sugar?

What’s the story with sugar?

  I’ve got the Archie’s song, “Sugar, Sugar”, stuck in my head! There is a lot of talk about how it is important to eliminate sugar from your diet. Bottomline, we eat a lot of sugar and we need to reduce that amount.   According to the American Heart Association: “American adults consume an average of 77 grams of sugar per day, more than 3 times the recommended amount for women. This adds up to around 60 pounds of added sugar annually – that’s six, 10-pound bowling balls, folks!”   Sugar can add excess calories to our diet really...

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