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6 Easy Ways To Get Healthier That Have Nothing To Do With Exercise

6 Easy Ways To Get Healthier That Have Nothing To Do With Exercise

When it comes to getting healthy, it’s not all about working up a sweat. In fact, there are tons of practical and beneficial habits you can work into your day-to-day that have nothing to do with hitting the gym or making rounds on the ClassPass circuit. Some of these lifestyle adjustments involve eating more mindfully, which includes techniques like slowing down as you eat and paying attention to signals that let you know when you’re full. But getting enough sleep,…

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How to Manage Your Motivation to Live a Healthier Life

How to Manage Your Motivation to Live a Healthier Life

How motivated are you to live a healthy life? Perhaps there’s no single thing you can do more to prevent chronic disease than to actively engage in healthy lifestyle choices. World Health Organization research suggests that in the Western world chronic disease killers such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes could be greatly reduced by making better lifestyle choices. In fact, healthy lifestyle choices could eliminate 80 per cent of all heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes…

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How the 80/20 Rule Can Help Improve Your Health and Life

How the 80/20 Rule Can Help Improve Your Health and Life

Chris Freytag      03/14/2015       National fitness expert, speaker, contributor to Prevention magazine, author of several books and fitness DVDs Okay, short history lesson – don’t let your eyes glaze over. Have you heard of the 80/20 rule? It’s also called the law of the vital few and was originally called The Pareto Principle. It started way back in the early 1900s when Vilfredo Pareto discovered that 80 percent of the land in Italy was owned by 20…

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10 "Rules" To Live By To Get Healthier

10 "Rules" To Live By To Get Healthier

When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, consistency is key. If you want to stop feeling lethargic and overweight, you have to stop being lazy. Sorry to be blunt. It’s all about creating a consistent lifestyle that promotes healthy eating and movement throughout the day! I’m a personal trainer, but I am not always a perfect eater. I love pizza — I love bacon on my pizza. When I indulge, I make sure that two out of the three…

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Your Health Rests on These 4 Things

Your Health Rests on These 4 Things

By John Mandrola, MD   June 15, 2015 You might think a cardiologist would spend his time with patients discussing technical things with complicated medical words. But in reality, I spend most of my time talking about the four legs of a table: the table of health. I explain that their health is like a table. And just like a sturdy table, it has four equal and strong legs. If one is shorter or longer, the table wobbles, and eventually…

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26 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Healthy

26 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Be Healthy

BY SADIE SALAZAR    JUNE 18, 2014 You want to be healthy, but sometimes it seems like being healthy is a constant uphill battle. But what if being healthy was as easy as ABC? It can be with these easy steps: Avoid processed foods and artificial sweeteners. Become familiar with the names of these ingredients (i.e. high fructose corn syrup, aspartame, etc.) Breakfast. This is an important meal to eat every day. Focus on fueling your body with whole grains,…

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6 Habits Of Resilient People

6 Habits Of Resilient People

What makes some people persevere through trying circumstances while others begin flailing at the first sign of crisis? Understanding the key qualities of resilient people is the first step to cultivating that bounce-back quality in yourself. By Gwen Moran On April Fool’s Day 2011, I was unexpectedly diagnosed with early-stage invasive breast cancer. As a freelance writer with a career I love and a family that depends on my income, I spent most of the year juggling surgeries, chemotherapy, and…

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‘Healthy Obesity’ Is a Myth, Report Says

‘Healthy Obesity’ Is a Myth, Report Says

Researchers weigh results of 8 studies, find excess pounds raise death risk over time By Steven Reinberg    HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) – The notion that some people can be overweight or obese and still remain healthy is a myth, according to a new Canadian study. Even without high blood pressure, diabetes or other metabolic issues, overweight and obese people have higher rates of death, heart attack and stroke after 10 years compared with their thinner counterparts,…

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11 Tips to Help You Think More Positively

11 Tips to Help You Think More Positively

JUNE 12    BY PAUL SLOANE In a study at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minnesota patients were given a personality test that assessed their levels of optimism and pessimism. The progress of the patients was measured over 30 years, and it was found that the optimists lived longer than average for their age and gender while the pessimists had a shorter than average life. Researchers found that optimism strengthens the immune system and helps people to adopt healthier lifestyles….

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How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

How To Get What You Want Out Of The New Year

 Goal Setting Skills For The New Year or Any Time By Elizabeth Scott, M.S., About.com Guide              Updated January 03, 2011  Every year, throngs of people—maybe even you—choose a list of resolutions for the next year. Generally, these are habits they will try to do every day, or habits they will try to avoid for as long as they can. Unfortunately, many of these resolutions are forgotten by March. A major reason for this is that…

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