healthy living

November 2019

Five Natural Skincare Treatments from Around the World You Must Try

Women throughout the ages have shared anti-aging advice with each other. From secret recipes for facial creams and lotions to brushing your hair 100 strokes, every culture has some special advice to share and pass down. For skin care and to prevent or reduce wrinkles, most cultures take advantage of the natural ingredients in the […]

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August 2019

10 Yummy, Healthy Snack Alternatives to Chips

Feeling the crunchy and salty cravings? I get ya! I’m not much of the sweet tooth kind of gal but I am a sucker for crunchy and crisp. Though I love veggies and fruits to the moon and back, my busy lifestyle doesn’t always allow me the prep time. Which leaves me tempted to not […]

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August 2019

How to Practice The Fasting Mimicking Diet & How It Helps You Age Better

I practice intermittent fasting pretty consistently. Although it’s not for everyone, it works for me. There are different types of fasting and it’s not for everybody but there is research that shows how fasting for certain periods of time can be beneficial, including slowing down aging. What is Fasting? A simple definition of fasting: “The […]

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Did You Know Your Diet Can Have A Big Effect On Your Life Expectancy?

Aging and getting older involves much more than just the number of birthdays we celebrate and our genetics. Science and experience show us that diet and nutrition can play a major part in how we age. As our bodies age, changes happen in our bodies and our body systems. These changes are influenced by stress, […]

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15 Ways Coffee is Actually Good for You

There’s a good bit of us that are major coffee drinkers…we’ve seen all the quotes. That’s how we start our day and keep ourselves going throughout the day many times as well. I think coffee sometimes gets a bad rap though…you know when we drink way too much and end up with the ‘coffee jitters’ […]

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10 Awesome Things I Do for Health, Happiness & Balance

It’s Day 7 of the #loveblog2018! Today’s prompt is ‘Wellness’ and this is a topic that has become a huge focus in I grew up with a mom in the medical field and a dad in safety management so I guess wellness has always been a part of my life in some way or another […]

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7 Super Reasons Parsnips Help You Get Healthier

I have always had a love for root vegetables – potatoes, carrots, fennel, and more – but over the past few years I have truly come to love parsnips. Not quite as common as their closely related cousin the carrot, parsnips are an easy vegetable to add to many recipes and are a perfect dish […]

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15 Sweet Healthy Benefits of Honey

We all have that occasional sweet tooth…I know…but there are many healthy options out there. One of my favorite sweet treats is honey. I remember eating spoonfuls of honey with my Grandpa on a Sunday afternoon. It always brings so much warmth to my heart.  Honey: Studies have shown that replacing sugar with honey has helped […]

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13 Healthy Reasons To Eat Peaches

This sweet fruit is more than just yummy to eat, it is packed with vitamins and nutrients to help you get going each day! 1.) High in fiber which aids in digestion and helps you stay full longer. 2.) Filled with antioxidants. 3.) High in phenolic and carotenoid compounds which help prevent cancer. 4.) High […]

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10 Healthy & Happy Habits To Start Today

We are all striving to feel our best and to do our best. But without taking care of ourselves how can we keep doing just that? Healthy habits can be simple and easily worked into your days. Whether it’s taking some time to yourself to recharge by taking a hot bath in the evening, or calling […]

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