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Small Changes Can Lead to Big Results

When I was in college, I decided that I would become a vegetarian. I thought I would immediately give up all meat and animal byproducts. My vegetarian experience lasted two weeks. I did the process wrong. I should have taken steps to become a vegetarian. I should have started with vegetarian days instead of thinking... Read more »

Make Your Plate Colorful

When I was a child, I liked using multiple colors in my coloring books. I would play around with the colors merging them together. As an adult, I realize I need to use that same thought process when preparing meals. I should merge a diverse color scheme of foods to give my body the nutrients... Read more »

Healthy Mindset

I am part of a group on Facebook that supports each other with our fitness goals. The group has almost 43,000 members and I have not read a troll on there yet. I enjoy how supportive the women are to each other. It does not matter if the woman posting is 120 pounds or 200... Read more »
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Have a Healthy Summer

Usually in the summer we can live a healthier lifestyle. COVOID-19 has made this summer different. Do not let COVOID-19 stop you from taking care of your overall health. You can take precautions to reduce your risk of contracting COVOID-19 and still live healthy. Most of us have more time available to us now than... Read more »

Beat Stress

Avoiding stress is usually on the list for living a healthy lifestyle. It is typically behind eating healthy and exercising. I feel like eating healthy and exercising is in my control. Stress comes looking for me. Most of us do not intentionally place ourselves in stressful situations. Life circumstances bring stress into our lives. Stress... Read more »

Age Gracefully

Most of us want to look younger than our actual age. Some of us look for products that will make us look younger. Some even have surgery to take away the years. No matter what age you are right now there are steps you can take to age gracefully. My goal is not to look... Read more »
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Are Supplements Worth the Money?

According to an article in the Washington Post, Americans spend $35 billion yearly on supplements. (This includes vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.) We consistently receive information on how taking a particular supplement will improve our health. The advertising and marketing that comes to our attention can seduce us with promises of wonderful results. This blog... Read more »

The Importance of Fiber in Your Diet

As you go through the process of eating healthy make sure you include fiber in your daily food intake. Fiber is important for digestion and as my elderly family members would say it keeps you regular. (For those of you who don’t have elderly family members with southern roots being regular means regular bowel movements.)... Read more »

Diminish Germs

Do you remember when people thought germophobes were peculiar? That was only a couple of months ago. Then COVID-19 hit and we started implementing some of their procedures to avoid germs. What are germs? Germs are considered microorganisms that can cause disease. They can spread like wildfire. One person can spread germs to multiple people.... Read more »
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Anxiety

A lot of us are struggling with anxiety right now. I know I am. I find myself needing to take a break from television news and social media. Of course, I will feel anxious if I spend hours watching and listening to what is going on right now. If you are feeling anxious you should... Read more »