So many people I come across in my age group complain to me about the state of their bodies……sore back, sore knees, can’t get rid of my beer belly, can't bend over far enough and pick up the grand-kids and the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, they don’t seem to understand that if you want to keep moving you just have to keep moving. In other words, that means you have … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Overcome Laziness and Procrastination to Achieve Your Fitness Goals
And Why Adequate Vitamin Intake is So Vital for Your Health. Vitamins perform a multitude of roles in maintaining your good health and muscle and bone development. Vitamins are also essential nutrients that we can’t live without. Yet there are so many that perform wonders without us even actually being aware of it, until we don’t get sufficient amounts and then the … [Read more...] about The Importance of Essential Vitamins in Our Body
4 Tips on How to Improve Your Self-Esteem and How You Feel About Yourself. Let's face it, we all have days where we feel less than perfect about ourselves. Our hair just doesn't seem to sit right, or our clothes don't seem to fit like they used to plus any number of other negative thoughts that seem to crowd your already busy mind. Addressing the all to familiar problem … [Read more...] about Do You Suffer From Negative Self-Talk?
What is the meaning of Holistic Medicine? I always thought it was something a bit weird and an alternative medicine which was not really for me. But then I saw the holistic medicine definition from The Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine and it really opened my eyes. It describes holistic healing methods as "the art and science of healing that addresses the … [Read more...] about Understanding the Key Principles of Holistic Healing Methods
First we need to know…….what is Oxidative Stress? According to News Medical Life Sciences, “Oxidative stress is essentially an imbalance between the production of free radicals and the ability of the body to counteract or detoxify their harmful effects through neutralization by antioxidants”. As the free radicals are produced in your body, you are probably already aware … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Premature Aging Caused by Oxidative Stress
You see it everywhere…….stamped in big letters on breakfast cereal boxes, bread and any number of other processed foods......and dietary fiber is something we're always trying to eat more of on a regular basis – and for good reason. If you are not eating the right amount of fibre, then you should be, that’s if you care about your long term health. But how many of us … [Read more...] about 4 Major Benefits of Eating a High Fiber Diet?
In Short…..Stress Kills: Find Out if Your Stress Levels are Out of Control? I hate to ruin your day but stress is reputed to be one of the most silent killers on the planet. This is mainly because people don’t even realize something is going wrong, and even worse, they refuse to act on the tell-tale signs. Why does stress contribute to so many facets of ill health which … [Read more...] about 7 Things Stress Does to Your Body, to You and to Your Health
We are all looking for a way to stay healthy, decrease the risk of suffering from some serious lifestyle diseases and slowing down the aging process. So what’s the answer…….I find eating more good quality whole foods goes a long way to achieving the daily nutritional results you are looking for. Whole foods are the foods closest to their natural state, which means they … [Read more...] about 6 Ways Eating Whole Foods Helps Control Your Weight, Health and Longevity
John Lubbock said, “A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.” And that’s exactly what it feels like if you suffer from the symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks. https://youtu.be/g_mFzOudxng I have a good friend who is approaching his 60’s and he has told me this on many occasions; he has had some fairly major heart issues in recent years and one of the … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Reduce the Symptoms of Anxiety and Panic Attacks through Exercise
Since I have hit retirement age I’ve noticed more and more loved ones, old friends and acquaintances are having heart problems and often when we chat one question always seems to rise to the surface - stroke vs heart attack: What’s the difference? As an old friend of ours had a stroke recently I thought today I would pass on a few tips about reducing the risks of having a … [Read more...] about Retirees: Learn How to Reduce the Risks of Having a Stroke