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7 of 100 Ways to Live Longer: Less Salt Increases Life Years

While salt can preserve food, it doesn't preserve our health. Recent studies have shown that increased salt intake is proportional to an increase in cancers of the stomach, esophagus, and bladder. In addition, sodium has long been implicated in chronic ailments such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis. Instead of salt, there are [...]

By |2016-04-04T19:17:59+00:00April 6th, 2016|Wellness|Comments Off on 7 of 100 Ways to Live Longer: Less Salt Increases Life Years

6 of 100 Ways to Live Longer: Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Sweet potatoes and yams should not just be enjoyed on the holidays anymore. These powerhouse foods contain higher amounts of beta-carotene and vitamin C then carrots, more protein than wheat and rice, and more fiber than oat bran. They also are a great source of DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone). DHEA can become estrogen, progesterone or testosterone, which [...]

By |2016-04-04T19:08:44+00:00April 5th, 2016|Wellness|Comments Off on 6 of 100 Ways to Live Longer: Sweet Potatoes and Yams

5 of 100 Ways to Live Longer: Stop Eating Dead Foods

Farm fresh produce and meats go directly from the source to your table, leaving little time in between for nutrients to be lost. Many pre packaged foods like Wonder Bread and potato chips have been picked and slaughtered months before they make it onto the shelf. These items are preserved fresh by nitrogen or artificial [...]

By |2016-04-04T18:57:17+00:00April 4th, 2016|Wellness|Comments Off on 5 of 100 Ways to Live Longer: Stop Eating Dead Foods

Traits of Lucky People

Do you believe you are a lucky person ? Or are you the type of person who never wins raffles or gets no matching Powerball numbers ? According to psychological research, it has been discovered that luck is all in your head and not just a random chance dictated by the world. You can make [...]

By |2016-03-13T19:12:40+00:00March 13th, 2016|Social, Wellness|Comments Off on Traits of Lucky People

Lost Practice Of Rest Day

Rest is essential for physical health so the body is able to rebuild and recharge itself adequately. Many philosophers will tell you rest is essential for your mind, such as Leonardo da Vinci and Ovid, a Roman poet. Many religious leaders also say that rest is essential for the soul. Religions such as Buddhism, Judaism, [...]

By |2016-03-12T21:43:22+00:00March 12th, 2016|Social, Wellness|Comments Off on Lost Practice Of Rest Day

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

For years, apple cider vinegar has been used for various household and cooking processes. According to science and to Carol Johnston, PhD, a registered dietician and professor at the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State, apple cider vinegar does have actual positive effects when used to remedy certain things. Organic apple cider vinegar [...]

By |2016-03-11T07:13:49+00:00March 11th, 2016|Social, Wellness|Comments Off on Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Get Off the Scale

Many people equate lower weight with better health, when in actuality the numbers on the scale are not an adequate method for determining a person's health. The number on the scale is not adequate because it fails to take into account muscle, bone and fat composition within the body. BMI (Body mass index), measures a [...]

By |2016-03-10T19:06:37+00:00March 10th, 2016|Social, Wellness|Comments Off on Get Off the Scale

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is more than just a holiday , it signifies the goal of someday achieving complete gender equality. Around the globe, a gender pay gap still exists, women are still faced with more violence than men and a significantly smaller number of women are in politics and business. But the international holiday is [...]

By |2016-03-08T21:50:52+00:00March 8th, 2016|Social, Wellness|Comments Off on International Women’s Day

Sunscreen

Many people do not realize that our skin is always exposed and vulnerable to sun rays more often than we think. Sun exposure happens year round, but we often only take precautions in the summer. Putting on sunscreen should be a normal, daily part of your beauty ritual. Finding and knowing about the correct sunscreen [...]

By |2016-03-08T04:08:54+00:00March 6th, 2016|Social, Wellness|Comments Off on Sunscreen

Mindfulness for Anxiety

A majority of people experience anxiety in varying degrees. Anxiety can come in the form of overthinking, not being able to sit still or waiting for an answer, phone call etc. A restless mind is so intrusive it feels as if the time has stopped and you cannot focus on anything else besides your worries. [...]

By |2016-03-08T04:21:33+00:00March 3rd, 2016|Social, Wellness|Comments Off on Mindfulness for Anxiety
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