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FOODS TO AVOID If you Want More Energy

18/01/2022

It may seem a little strange that food can actually deplete our energy, in a way. Calories equal energy, right? Yes—that much is technically true. But certain nutrients or processed foods can actually require way more energy for our bodies to break down than they are giving us, causing us to feel either an immediate heavy slump (like a cheeseburger on your lunch break) or leaving us starving and not our most functional a mere hour later. Who better to know how…

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5 ARM-TONING Workouts

17/01/2022

In 2022, we’re committing ourselves to wellness by getting stronger both physically and mentally. First up on our list is arm-toning with some light weights for added results. Start the work now and thank us once summertime rolls around.Keep on pooshing through the burn because the temporary pain will provide you with long-term satisfaction. Read on to learn and watch the full workout. The Routine: Lateral Raise Pulses Forward Extension and Flip Tricep Kickback Pulse Bent Arm Back Fly Prayer Arm Pulses Complete each exercise with 3-pound dumbbells…

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10 Best Foods To Help You Sleep, According To A Dietitian

14/01/2022

A good night’s sleep can change everything. Not only does being well-rested give your brain time to recharge, but it also helps your immune system fight illness, reduces stress, and lowers your risk for serious health problems, like heart disease and diabetes. But if you’re spending more time counting sheep than actually catching Z’s, you’re not alone. More than one in three adults in America aren’t getting the recommended seven hours of snoozing regularly, per a study by the CDC. There is…

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22 MINDFUL WAYS to Start off 2022

11/01/2022

We’ve all heard it. We’ve all said it. (Insert year here) is going to be OUR year! Cue COVID. Cue breakups, grief, unexpected career pivots, and every other unforeseen occurrence that can possibly befall us individually, or globally. Not knowing what the year holds can be scary. We can take comfort in the idea that the calendar year and January 1st are rather arbitrary. Life keeps moving no matter what our calendars say, and very little depends on the literal date. But we can…

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How Are You Going to MAKE YOUR RESOLUTIONS LAST?

05/01/2022

We’re all guilty of entering the new year with the greatest of intentions. We want to turn our lives around and kick-start all these healthy habits we hope will change our lives for the better. It’s great … in theory. But then, when we actually try to stick it out long-term, we fail. But why? Work from the inside out Around 60% of us will make New Year’s resolutions, but only 8% of us will be successful in achieving them. And this is because we…

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11 common home workout mistakes to fix – to avoid injury and get better results

03/01/2022

Making mistakes is an inevitable part of working out at home. Even though gyms are now open, many of us are sticking with our more flexible routine of getting it done in the living room or garden – but unfortunately, this could mean we’re more likely to keep repeating the same home workout errors. So, instead of continuing with bad form and less than helpful habits, get clued up on how to address these issues and work out properly on your own.…

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How to Avoid the HANGRY STAGE

27/12/2021

First, let’s get down to the true definition. Hangry: bad-tempered and irritable as a result of hunger. (And yes, it’s an official word in the dictionary.) The main cause of hanger is unsteady blood sugar, which means low glucose in your bloodstream. It’s affected nearly everyone at some point. Sometimes we even intentionally let it affect us: I’m talking to you, fasters and restrictors. If you have outrageous and constant signs of hanger, be sure to regularly check your blood sugar…

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Foods to START EATING MORE OF in Your 30s

24/12/2021

As you grow older, your body changes. In your 30s, you might spot things that didn’t bother you before and … notice that your metabolism is shifting. Maybe you’re thinking about preparing to have children. All of these changes mean that it’s time to examine your diet and make sure that it is aligned with and supportive of what is happening in your body. Here are five types of foods that you want to make sure that you are eating in your 30s.  …

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Snacking Tips That Will KEEP YOU FULLER LONGER

23/12/2021

Snacking can be a tricky nutrition topic because it’s not always just about food choices. Do you ever eat a snack and then feel like you’re hungry again shortly thereafter? Do you find yourself heading for comfort foods or sweets when you nibble? Or mindlessly snacking while watching television? These habits are totally normal and can be fairly simple to transform. Here are a few tips to help you reach for wholesome snacks that will help give you a burst of energy and nourishment when…

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The Ideal PORTION SIZES for Meals

22/12/2021

As far as dieting goes, one thing that seems to be consistent across the board on several different philosophies is the importance of portion sizes. However, this can vary greatly depending on the person: age, activity level, hormonal stage, size, etc. You may have been able to get away with something in your teens or 20s that no longer flies in your 30s and 40s. I’m right there with you if this rings a bell. Most people who come to me think they…

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