Month: September 2014

How to Eat Healthier by Breaking the Junk Food Habit

The Addictive Properties of Junk Food We can all relate to this feeling: you’re sitting casually watching TV and all of a sudden you have an urge for a late-night junk food snack. It starts small and you tell yourself that you’re not really hungry, that you really don’t need anything else to eat tonight. …

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Is Vitamin Enhanced Water Healthy?

Post-Workout Drinks and Vitamin Enhanced Water Are Enhanced Water Products Really Good for You? Enhanced water products are beverages that are primarily water with additional ingredients, such as natural or artificial flavors, sugar, sweeteners, vitamins, minerals and other “enhancements.” Sometimes they are marketed as sports beverages or “healthier” soda alternatives because they may have electrolytes …

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Strengthen and Stretch to Alleviate “Clicking Elbow”

Do Your Elbows Click When Lifting Weights? Does your elbow click when you lift weights? Causes of “clicking elbow” can range from ligamentous sprains to muscular strains, which can create nerve irritation that leads to numbness, tingling and decreased strength at the elbow, wrist and hand. “Clicking elbow” may also stem from a systemic origin …

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Is A Glass of Red Wine A Day Good For Your Health?

Red Wine Consumption and Health: The Truth About One Glass a Day Is a glass of red wine a day good for you? If you’re someone who skips the occasional drink thinking you’re protecting your health, you may want to give that notion a second thought. Although there is conflicting research as to whether or …

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Avoid Back Pain and Visits to the Chiropractor with These Back Exercises

Total Gym Back Exercises to Avoid a Chiropractor I love my holistic chiropractor! He has put me back together many of times. Holistic to me means he gets to the cause of the problem and helps me make the proper corrections. He would be the first to agree that the following exercises will help you …

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Total Gym Challenge: “The Workouts”

Total Gym Challenge: “The Workouts” The Total Gym Challenge is an exercise program developed by fitness trainer Rosalie Brown. It consists of 14 workouts in 18 days using The Total Gym. In addition to working out, there is also a nutritional plan you can follow to help ensure you get maximum results. Participants are also …

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