Healthy Lifestyle Tips

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healthy lifestyle tips

Bad habits can quickly lead to an unhealthy lifestyle that will leave you feeling sluggish and irritable.

Unhealthy choices can also contribute to many health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity. By changing a few simple habits, you can lead a healthy lifestyle that gives you energy, a youthful appearance and a great body.

Go Gluten-Free because Miley Cyrus says so?

Posted by: Kira  :  Category: Health and Happiness

I think the answer is obvious here, but just in case you don’t know, the answer is no.

But your teenage daughters who look up to celebrities like Miley Cyrus who have recently switched to a gluten-free diet may try to change your mind.

Yesterday USA Today reported about a tweet that Cyrus sent out in hopes to fight off eating-disorder rumors, but will that Tweet provoke a lot of Cyrus fans to go gluten-free?

Juicing to Lose Weight: The Fad Diet that Might Work!

Posted by: dani  :  Category: Health and Happiness

juicing to lose weightHave you heard of the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead? If you have, you know the weight loss power that juice fasts can have on your body. The idea behind juice fasts is that the human body requires nutrition that comes from fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, most Americans do not get the nutrition that they need. Instead of eating spinach, carrots, celery, cucumber, or artichokes, we tend to eat frozen pizzas, potato chips, cheese, steaks, and creamy sauces. These fatty foods can hardly substitute for the wholesome nutrition that you could get from fruits and vegetables.

Get in Shape for Summer

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Springtime is here! You can tell because the birds have started singing in the morning, the sun has finally come out…

…and that nagging sense of anxiety regarding that swimsuit hiding in your dresser drawer-and that winter body of yours is back.

Every year, the impending summer season brings a bit of stress for most people as they remember that summer means swimsuit season-beaches, water parks, swimming pools, etc.

While you may not have completely let yourself go this winter, you probably have grown accustomed to the full coverage of your cold weather wardrobe and are not totally comfortable with exposing your body in that bikini just yet.

How to Lose Your Baby Fat

Posted by: Erin  :  Category: Health and Happiness

You’ve spent nine months planning and waiting for that new little bundle to arrive. And, if you are like most women, you’ve also spent the last nine months planning your attack on the pregnancy pounds that have been packing on.

Now that the baby is here, it’s time to whip yourself into shape! Find out how to lose your baby fat with 6 quick and healthy ways.

Healthy Weight Loss Tips to Add to Your Life

Posted by: dani  :  Category: Health and Happiness

Ah, weight loss. This is the task that most aspire to and few achieve. If you are trying to lose weight or even just thinking about it, here are three weight loss tips that might help you reach your goals.

Tip 1: Gulp Water

Water is an amazing weight-loss tool. If you drink enough of it, it can help to slightly increase your metabolism to burn more calories.

Also, if you drink a full glass of water prior to any snack or meal, your stomach will be fuller before you begin eating. This means that you will eat fewer calories, which is the basis of any weight loss plan.

Work Hours Related to Depression?

Posted by: dani  :  Category: Health and Happiness

How many hours a day do you work? My magic number is 8. For those who work more than 8 hours a day, you might want to rethink your decision and decide if the paycheck is worth your mental health.

A study conducted over six years with over 2,000 British civil servants has shown that individuals who work more than 8 hours a day are 2.5 times more likely to develop depression.

Even when how demanding each job was is taken into consideration, the number one determinant of whether or not a worker would develop depression was related to how many hours they worked each day.

Shin Splints: The Worst

Posted by: dani  :  Category: Health and Happiness

Hi, my name is Nick and these are my legs (Okay... these aren't really my legs. I only wish they were.)

One thing that I see all of the time is athletes coming in complaining about shin splints. For anyone who has ever had shin splints, you know what a major pain they are.

For most cases of shin splints, there are only a few things that I can really do: prescribe rest from high-impact, repetitive activities. Or activity… There really only is one activity that is the culprit behind shin splints: running.

Eating Healthy Through the Holidays

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The Holidays are referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year” for a reason. Chances are you will get to spend time with loved ones, go to parties, and maybe even get the gift from the top of your wish list.

Despite all of the happiness the holidays bring, many are often distraught during this time because it is also a season of eating, eating, and more eating, all of which can lead to weight-gain.

But this does not have to be the case. Here are some tips that may help you cut some calories this holiday season.

How to Stay Fit While You’re Working Full-Time

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Just because you made it out of college without gaining the “Freshman 15” does not necessarily mean your weight problems are over.

Unfortunately, sitting in a cubicle for eight hours a day is not ideal for someone who is trying to lose weight or keep weight off. However, just because you work full time, it does not mean you are doomed for a sedentary lifestyle.

Luckily, there are tips and tricks you can use to help you reach your ideal weight and fitness level.