Tag Archive: Health Tips

Nov 29

What Is Pea Protein: Everything You Need to Know [Pro Tips]

Pea protein is a plant-based protein that is extracted from yellow split peas. It is obtained by drying and grinding the peas into a fine flour, mixing it with water, and removing the fiber and starch. This process leaves the protein, along with vitamins and minerals. Many people don’t know it, but there is a …

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Nov 21

20 Ways to Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. For those trying to stick to a weight-management or health program , having a holiday that’s centered completely around food may seem like a diet apocalypse. But it doesn’t have to. Start planning now, and Thanksgiving can get you off to a good — and healthy — start to the …

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Nov 21

7 Alternative Recipes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Americans are already loosening up their belts in preparation. While many of us look forward to stuffing our faces with our favorite carb-packed dishes, Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be the day we all admit defeat to our goals of eating right, promising to be better after the New …

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Nov 21

How to Detox After Holiday Feasts

It’s the holiday season and that means cookies and butter and pie, oh my! No one wants to deprive themselves of those delicious holiday goodies, but with so many tasty treats around, it’s hard not to overindulge. The morning after a holiday is rough, and we vow to never gorge like that again. But then …

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Nov 10

Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

Commonly known as the “sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D was discovered to be deficient in nearly half of those tested at the close of winter in research conducted by the University of Maine. So as the sun slips away this winter, be on the alert for signs of vitamin D deficiency. The symptoms—bone pain and muscle …

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Nov 09

4 Essential Oils You Need in Your Home

We humans have been using aromatic plants for medicinal, religious, and cosmetic purposes as far back as 3500 B.C., when the Egyptians and Mesopotamians perfected the distillation method. The practice spread around the world and down through the ages—despite a brief hiatus during the Dark Ages, when using plants as medicine could get you labeled …

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Nov 08

Liver Health: Why You Should Love Your Liver

As the second largest organ in the body, the liver health plays a significant role in the body’s overall health. The liver is a part of the hepatic portal system, which controls essential glucagon and insulin secretion throughout the body, monitors metabolism and digestion, acts as a detoxifying organ and produces cholesterol as well as …

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Nov 08

SuperFood Faceoff: Broccoli vs Cauliflower

Broccoli and Cauliflower are in the same family, both look like small trees, and are two vegetables that pack a serious nutrition punch. Pound for pound, it’s harder to eat anything else that has more nutrients in one serving. Although cauliflower has fewer calories, carbohydrates and sugars, the amounts for both of these foods is …

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Nov 06

Sound Therapy as a Source of Meditation

How would you describe your “happy place” and how do you get there? Many people define their happy place as a mental site of safety, balance, and peace where self-discovery and healing can take place. We are each on individual journeys to discover the route that leads to these havens within ourselves and no two …

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Oct 27

Men’s Health: 5 Things You Need to Know

  The bad news is that life expectancy numbers have dropped for the first time since 1993. The good news is that you can change your personal story to one of health and vitality. Living a healthy life often means making some adjustments in diet, exercise, and weight control. It can also mean working to …

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