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Benefits of Chia Seed

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Chia is an edi­ble seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia his­pan­ica, a mem­ber of the mint fam­ily that grows abun­dantly in south­ern Mex­ico. You may have seen chia sprouts grow­ing on the nov­elty planters called Chia Pets, but his­tor­i­cally, the seeds have been the most impor­tant part of the plant. In pre-Columbian times […]

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Benefits of Grapefruit

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BENEFITS OF EATING GRAPEFRUIT Grape­fruit are cat­e­go­rized as red, pink or white by their inte­rior color. While all col­ors of grape­fruit carry a wealth of health ben­e­fits, red grape­fruit may be most ben­e­fi­cial of all. Low in calo­ries, high in fiber and phy­tonu­tri­ents, grape­fruit is a healthy dietary choice. If you take pre­scrip­tion med­ica­tions, especially […]

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Health Benefits

Health Ben­e­fits of Exer­cise Reg­u­lar exer­cise can help pro­tect you from heart dis­ease and stroke, high blood pres­sure, noninsulin-dependent dia­betes, obe­sity, back pain, osteo­poro­sis, and can improve your mood and help you to bet­ter man­age stress.   For the great­est over­all health ben­e­fits, experts rec­om­mend that you do 20 to 30 min­utes of aer­o­bic activity […]

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Fitness Mistakes

Fit­ness Mis­takes   Too Much, Too Soon   Many new exer­cis­ers try to lose weight or tone up too quickly, by exer­cis­ing too fre­quently or try­ing exer­cise pro­grams that are too dif­fi­cult for their fit­ness level.   Set­ting Unre­al­is­tic Goals   Despite what many adver­tis­ers would like you to believe, it’s unre­al­is­tic to think you can lose 30 […]

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Eating Healthy. Trick Yourself.

Tricks You Can Use to Con­trol Your Eat­ing Habits   Your diet is as impor­tant to your over­all as fit­ness as your exer­cise is. And for los­ing weight weight it is essen­tial to watch your diet, not overeat, or indulge in junk food. Some­times you need a lit­tle some­thing extra besides your own will power […]

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Fitness Tips

Fit­ness Tips Strength Train­ing Tips Include some type of strength train­ing in your weekly exer­cise reg­i­men no mat­ter what your fit­ness goals are. Resis­tance train­ing pro­vides many health ben­e­fits. Read arti­cles that dis­cuss the ben­e­fits fur­ther.   Don’t take the all or noth­ing approach. It’s bet­ter to do a lit­tle train­ing than none at all. So, even […]

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