5 Ways to Feel Younger

We lose 50% of our flexibility as we age in our bodies and while Yoga helps increase flexibility, maybe you need a little yoga for the brain. Adding these simple tips can help you relax, rejuvenate and even add a few years to your lifespan. Meditate more often. Tap into your universal life force and meditate. Notice where your breath is and where you feel tension. Concentrate on your breath and inhaling and exhaling. Find your “cell”. When you think of meditating, welcome every cell in your body. Focus on the cosmos of your body’s inner life. Make small changes. Anytime you learn to learn a new habit and keep your brain strong. Changing patterns like even changing the way you wear your

The Sweat Edition - No Sweat

I am sure you know that sweat is a way for the body to cool itself. But your sweat is more than just a coolant. How much do you know about your sweat? 1. Exercise with a hangover can lead to sweat that smells like alcoholic and is likely to also cause: a. dehydration, b. hypothermic reaction c.asthma d. lower heart rate. -5-10% of alcohol not broken down by the liver is expressed sweat rehydrating will increase energy and reduce this effect. 2. Regular sweating has been shown to reduce blood pressure by removing excess calcium, sodium, lactate or vitamin K. Sweat helps flush the body of excess sodium potentially lowering blood pressure - both saunas and sweaty workouts are effective. 3. W

Good Health Starts in Your Kitchen

If you thought the gym was the first place to check into, to live healthier, think again! Good health starts in the kitchen. Here are X tips to make your kitchen the center of you health. 1. It may seem like a chore, but you really should clean up the kitchen. Cornell University reports that you’ll eat twice the cookies if your kitchen is a mess, siting chaotic environments make you feel out of control and more likely to fall off your diet. 2. Use the blender, but skip adding juice to your smoothies. Instead, opt for fresh or frozen whole fruits. Juice adds sugar with out fiber and you’re already sweet enough! 3. Nut butter is a great condiment to keep on hand. It helps with balancing o

10 Ways to Fight Belly Fat

According to Boston Medical Center, 45 million Americans diet each year and spend $44 billion on weight-loss products. Looking to get a flat belly without really trying? Check out these 10 diet tips to help you trim down your waistline. Tufts University found that eating 3 or more servings of whole grains promotes satiety hormones and discourage belly fat storage.. - try those ancient grains like faro and quinoa! For every 10 grams of fiber you eat, you slash your rate of belly fat by 4 percent according to a study in the Journal of Obesity. Navy and kidney beans have 4-5 grams of fiber per half cup. Lentils, black beans and lima beans have 7-8 grams of fiber per cup. Flatten your belly wit

10 Ways to a Healthy Heart

Women are amazing multitasking, super women! We run the households, raise children, head up the boardroom and like men are more likely to die of heart disease than any other malady. Heart attack and strokes are the number one killer of women in the United States. One in three women will die of a cardiovascular disease according to the American Heart Association. But even with knowing that if we take care of ourselves, we will do better taking care of others, our health regimens may be lacking. Here are ten things you can do to build a better body and boost your heart health happiness. Walk the walk. You know you should be waiting at least 30 minutes everyday, but may be remiss with a bu

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