Exercise For Women 

How to Defeat PMS Once and For All

Harsh Reality I don’t think anyone that has lived beyond their adolescent years is unfamiliar with the term Premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Most every woman has experienced it at one time or another.  One woman I was encouraged about her diet called “the monthly scourge of her emotions.” Whew… Now that is pretty dramatic. But, she is not alone. I am approached often by women who know that I am a health advocate. They most always ask me about things they can do to reduce the likelihood of PMS symptoms while…

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Exercise Holistic Health Lifestyle 

Killing You Softly One Bite at a Time

  It is pretty widely known nowadays that the majority of Americans suffer from diseases and illnesses that are fully preventable without medical intervention. This is not breaking news. America also suffers from obesity with over one in three children and adults like, being at very least, clinically obese.  Add fully preventable chronic illness to this statistic, and you can get a pretty good idea of why our country is being bankrupted by healthcare costs. The good news is that it is within our power to change this. Your health…

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Brussel Sprout Quinoa Casserole Salad

  Growing up, when I was made to eat a little of everything on my plate, the one vegetable that I feared most was Brussel Sprouts. It didn’t matter how I tried to imagine them as something else, dress them up with spices, gravy, or even pancake syrup, they were my veggie nemesis. It was not until my teen years that I acquired a taste for them, but once I did, I couldn’t get enough of them (much to the disappointment of my two german shepherds that I often fed…

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Spinach Kale Mango MMmmm Smoothie

  Green Mustaches are so Appealing! Try one on for size by making this spinach and kale smoothie! The benefits of drinking a highly nutritious raw veggie/fruit smoothie each day in place of a meal are huge. Not only will you feel better and have more energy, but your body will naturally lose unwanted fat. Here is a recipe for the staple smoothie of vegans and vegetarians. Spinach and Kale Smoothie Recipe: Raw/Organic ingredients: 2 cups baby leaf spinach 2 cups chopped kale 4 chilled cups apple juice 1 ripe…

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Dangerous Health Effects of Red Meat

  To a meat lover, there’s nothing quite like a thick, juicy, perfectly marinated, meticulously grilled steak to cause one’s taste buds to rise up in celebration. To someone that love’s the taste of steak (which, by the way, I do), the thought of each flavorful bite of a well-prepared steak is, well,… if you are a steak lover, you know what I am talking about. I was raised on steak, and lots of it. I have enjoyed eating steak for most of my adult life up until about 6…

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Weight Loss 

Benefits of Grapefruit and its Part in Weight Loss

  I have known about the health benefits of grapefruit since I was a teenager. While I didn’t know why they were healthy, I did see the the benefits of grapefruit through my stepfather’s morning ritual.  When I was growing up, I remember my stepfather getting a little heavy in the peak of his professional success, which led to some health issues. I listened to him complain that he was looking and feeling terrible, and that he was going to start changing things in his life so that he could…

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