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Gluten Free Slow Cooker Recipes

Gluten Free Slow Cooker Recipes for Winter

Ah yes, winter is here! The temperature is dropping and we have a lot less daylight. This is usually about the time that I pull out my slow-cooker for some quick and easy recipes. How often do you use your slow cooker? I have to admit that I probably don’t use my slow cooker as […]

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Eating Healthy Fat Can Keep You Thin!

If you’re worried about eating too much over the holidays, here’s some good news! If you eat more fat you might not gain weight! Well, healthy fats that is! You’re probably thinking I didn’t mean to say that, right? You may be having heart palpitations just reading this. After all, fats cause heart disease and […]

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Don’t Let Exercise Induced Asthma Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

We are fast approaching the last month of 2013–where did this year go? Can I really be another year older? We’ve talked about New Year’s Resolutions in the past and how the #1 resolution continues to be weight loss. Many will turn to diet and exercise to achieve their weight loss goals but may not […]

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Good Books for Women

16 Must-Read Books for Women Over 40 – For Your Health, Happiness and Entertainment

Middle-aged. It’s a term that sounds depressing and almost demeaning – like you were born in the Dark Ages. But you know the truth about being a woman over the age of 40. Life is far from over. In fact, you’re right smack-dab in the middle of what might be the very best part. That’s […]

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Is Circumcision Right or Wrong?

I’m a mama to two young boys who are both circumcised. I didn’t think anything of it in the hospital when I was asked if we were going to go through with it. I simply just did it because I thought that’s what was best, and I assumed it’s what everyone else did. Turns out, […]

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Diabetes During the Holidays

7 Ways Diabetics Can Have a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season

The holiday season provides plenty of temptations for everyone. But it’s particularly tough for those of us who have diabetes. My blood sugar spikes just thinking about all those cookies full of carbohydrates, sugary candy and potluck dinners packed with all sorts of dishes I’m supposed to be avoiding. We shouldn’t have to feel like […]

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Quit Smoking

1000 Reasons You Should Quit Smoking with The Great American Smokeout!

Okay, I really am not going to write all 1,000 reasons why I think you should quit smoking. I think there are way more than 1,000 reasons to quit but probably do not have enough time or space to write them all. Everyone knows why smoking is bad for you. Tobacco use is the single […]

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Omega 3 for Strength

The Omega-3 Strength Test: How They Can Improve Performance and Reduce Muscle Soreness – Almost Immediately!

If you’re even the least bit interested in natural health, you’ve probably heard about how beneficial Omega-3 essential fatty acids can be. That’s because they’ve been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects. And inflammation is a direct cause of many different health issues – from heart complications to cancer and all types of auto-immune diseases. But […]

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Dealing with the Stress of the Middle-Aged Sandwich

With your children becoming teenagers, you might be looking forward to the time when there are less demands for your time and finances. The reality is that for about half of adults age 40 to 59 that still have children at home, they will take on the extra demands of physically and financially caring for […]

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Food tracking

Stay Healthy During the Holidays By Tracking Your Food

Happy Holidays blog readers! ‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry–and many take the “eat and drink” part pretty seriously! Recent research suggests that the average American gains a pound during the holiday season. You’re probably thinking “big deal, it’s one pound,” but research also suggests the average American will never lose that […]

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