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Stress Be Gone!!!

Quick Tip Monday!!!

I just love the above quote!!!

As a matter of fact that’s exactly how I use to relieve all of my stressful days, but after that wonderful sugar high, I would normally crash and burn with a few additional unwanted calories to burn off.

Can you relate?

Well here’s 4 ways to relieve stress and combat the battle of the temporary high. Continue reading

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Foods To Avoid While Grocery Shopping

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Information is a source of learning.
But unless it is organized, processed, and
available to the right people in a format for decision making,
it is a burden, not a benefit.
William Pollard
Quick Tip Monday!!!

In today’s world it seems like the general consensus is “the quicker the better.” Fast food chains are on a rise. Instead of fast food every now and again, we’re deciding on which would be the healthiest to eat for tonight. Almost every restaurant you ride pass after 5pm is packed; leaving household kitchens empty.

Food for Thought: If the restaurants are packed and you find yourself waiting, would it me more advantageous to put something together at home? You could save money, time, as well as possibly prevent illness/food poisoning that can come from under cook food (due to the rush rush mentality).

So if you are going to cook at home you will need to grocery shop. In the grocery stores you see lots of people shopping inside versus outside the perimeter of the store. Then you have people like me, who do a little of both.

Yes, I know it’s much better to stay on the outskirts, but sometimes my wallet says otherwise and I have to venture inside. But the inside is where label reading is necessary and can be sometimes intimidating.

Although you may not understand every ingredient, here’s a list of food ingredients you should never eat. In other words, Avoid, Avoid, Avoid!!!

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Ways To Fight Inflammation!

Quick Tip Monday!

Naturally when inflammation is processed in the body correctly, it’s use is for healing. But when it begins to dominate the body in ways it shouldn’t, such as arthritis, it can have an adverse effect. Instead of it healing the body you may notice constant pain and irritation not to mention possible obesity, heart disease, and cancer.

Looking to reduce inflammation in your body and not sure exactly where to start?

Well here’s a list of ways to get you on the right track:

Eat Protein at Every Meal – foods such as chicken, fish, eggs, and low-fat dairy helps with detoxifying the liver.

Drink Green Tea – Catechins is a substance in green tea that helps detoxifies the body. 3 cups is preferred, but even drinking one cup is good. Stick with the organic kind if possible.

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