What does being strong and fit mean to you? Is it part of your life or is it on your wish list? Do you look forward to your workouts or is it a constant struggle to even get there? If you do participate in an exercise program is it about meeting the needs of your…

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We are a social and habitual species, so it’s natural that we build up patterns of behavior related to socializing. We go out with friends and have our little rituals, such as eating dinner out, having a few drinks, or getting ice cream at the corner shop. While these calorie-centered rituals have the potential to…

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When we talk about nutrition we are talking about the types of foods we humans need to eat in order to maintain our bodies in a healthy state. While the USDA has developed ways to determine our general daily nutritional needs, our individual eating habits also have an impact on our health. The ability of…

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We have heard a lot of news recently about the alarming statistics on child obesity in the United States. Studies show that as much as 30 to 40% of children are obese. Health professionals report that they are seeing increasing numbers of children with health concerns that used to only affect adults, such as high…

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With the increase in obesity, more and more people have become concerned about their eating habits. Many diets and weight loss programs have been formed to provide effective and safe weight loss results. Being healthy does not mean burning calories and losing fat; rather it is a state of physical and mental well-being where all…

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Healthy living is not only a matter of physical health – spiritual and psychological health is an essential foundation upon which we can build physical health. Learning to cope with problems better is vital for healthy daily living. As the result have shown that people with severe mental illness die on average 10 years younger…

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Diet and exercise can not be separated when you aim for a long term healthy weight loss. There are weight loss programs that don’t including exercise in the process such as Grapefruit Diet or Cabbage Soup Diet, but usually those programs only aim for a fast short term weight loss. If you do have planned…

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With all the rushing around and stress in our lives, we often forget to take time out to do things for ourselves. Its very important for both your physical and mental health that you take the time to relax and allow your mind and body to restore themselves. There are many different ways you can…

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The saying goes that a dog is man’s best friend. While this statement is true, you must also understand that you must also be your dogs best friend. Dogs have a variety of needs that must be met to keep them healthy and strong through out their lives. These needs are going to have to…

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