Monthly Archives: March 2007

Whey Protein: A staple for me

I am never really motivated to make a meal for myself. This leads to a great deal of senseless consumption of high carb snacks. In order to try to curb my snacking I started to look for alternatives to snacks … Continue reading

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DesignStitch

When I am not focusing on all things health I like to relax. There are a few things that I find relaxing and one of them is embroidering. Until recently it has been hard to find artwork that I really … Continue reading

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High Protein Foods

I am trying to get more high protein foods into my diet. I have been noticing that the more protein I consume the fuller I feel and actually the better I feel. Aside from eggs and protein shakes this has … Continue reading

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How we work out…

My favorite workout is very simple. I have a treadmill that sits in our dining room. The reason it stays in our dining room is that this way it is a constant reminder of my goal to improve my health. … Continue reading

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Take The Stairs

We all know this but how often do we employ this quick exercise tip? Opt for the stairs instead of the elevator. Taking the stairs is an easy way to inject a bit of exercise into your day without busting … Continue reading

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Low Impact Exercises

When you are just getting started on a fitness routine it is important to start out slowly. Low impact exercises are a great way to begin and build upon over time. You may wonder what exactly low impact exercise is? … Continue reading

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Low Carb Lunch Tips

I am sitting here pondering what I will have for lunch. Having firmly committed myself to a healthier plan of eating I am trying to lower my carb intake. This leaves me staring at the fridge for long periods of … Continue reading

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Yes, eat more chocolate!

I have been hearing more and more about the health benefits of chocolate. Now this is actually news that I can get truly excited about. Chocolate is something I adore and it verges at times on an addiction. These are … Continue reading

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Setting Goals

When it comes to setting weight loss goals it is important to be realistic. To many people wait until an important event is approaching to decide to make changes. You may have a wedding coming up or a reunion that … Continue reading

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Calculate Calories Necessary

If you are looking for an easy way to determine how many calories you need per day try this: For sedentary people: Weight x 14 = estimated cal/day For moderately active people: Weight x 17 = estimated cal/day For active … Continue reading

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Allergies Do You Have Them?

What are the signs and symptoms of allergies? Many people think they are experiencing colds but often allergies can mimic a cold. These are the symptoms of allergies and asthma: Symptoms of Allergies The signs and symptoms of allergic rhinitis … Continue reading

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Secure Computer Systems

It has always amazed me the risk that some businesses and companies place themselves in because they fail to prioritize computer system security. It is sad that many businesses have to find out only when it is too late the … Continue reading

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More Heart Healthy Ideas For Families

Spring and summer are just around the corner so start getting back into the swing of an active lifestyle. Role model a healthy life and your children will follow suit. Start with just a couple of goals and add more … Continue reading

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Help You Kids Become Heart Healthy

Start you children out on a path to a lifetime of heart health by promoting heart healthy activities and lifestyle choices. If you incorporate these ideas into you life as a family it will simply become a part of who … Continue reading

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Scottsdale Real Estate

When it comes to parts of the country I would like to visit and possibly live Arizona tops the list. It just sounds not only like a great climate to live in but the perfect part of the country for … Continue reading

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Mental Health Hotline Joke

Transcript of new answering service recently installed at a Mental Health Institute. “Hello, and welcome to the mental health hotline. If you are obsessive-compulsive, press 1 repeatedly. If you are co-dependent please ask someone to press 2 for you. If … Continue reading

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Source For Antioxidants

Antioxidants are substances that are capable of counteracting the damaging, but normal, effects of the physiological process of oxidation in animal tissue.Now that I know what antioxidants do for my health I am always on the lookout for ways to … Continue reading

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Obesity Effects: VI

This is a BIG one and is constantly growing in our country as we become and increasingly overweight population. Even children are being effected at an alarming rate: Diabetes (Type 2) * As many as 90% of individuals with type … Continue reading

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Obesity Effects: V

These are just a couple more of the effects that obesity can have on our bodies. It is important to look at how we are feeling and determine if maybe there is more to a symptom we are choosing to … Continue reading

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Resort Getaway

I am really ready for a vacation. It usually hits me about this time of year when the gloom of winter just never seems to fade. I really would like to go to an all inclusive resort for vacation. It … Continue reading

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