Vitamins & Minerals | Feed your Need

Feed yourself the proper nutrients that it needs to grow and develop normally.  Vitamins and minerals, have a unique role to play in maintaining your optimum health.  Vitamins are an organic substance (made by plants or animals), minerals are inorganic elements that come from mother Earth; soil and water are absorbed by plants.  Animals and humans alike absorb minerals from the plants they eat.  Tip: Eating clean is very important to any nutrition and exercise program.

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Age Gracefully | Unlock the Beauty within

I am Better in life

Aging gracefully is not always easy, but having the right attitude about it matters a lot.  For some reason, our society is very obsessed with pointing out negative aspects of aging.  I find it rather comforting knowing I am here at a point where age is just a number that does not matter.  We can all push ourselves to higher heights as the Steve Miller Band puts it, “as time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’, into the future.” Continue reading

LiFE Goes ON. . .with CHA-lle-NGE

When something bad happens, some people think their world is ending and ‘nothing will ever be the same.’  In many ways the latter is right.  Others feel they will never be happy or they will never be successful again, but the REAL truth is when life challenges you your circumstance will also change. You are who you are, if you did once do it again!  Never give up on yourself or your DREAMS.  Life goes on with CHAlleNGE.  Be mindful of your thoughts positive and more POSITIVE, there is also the other one but we are moving on. . 😉 Continue reading

Group Fitness | LOVE iT

Love is an emotion of strong affection and personal attachment.  Love may also describe compassionate and affectionate actions towards humans, one’s self, animals, or activities.

Lets focus on ACTIVITIES for just a moment.  Many people love competition, and many group activities can allow for that competitive release. This could be a sport like Basketball or Soccer. It could also be applied to other group varied workouts. You could race at the end of your bike ride, or see who can do more burpees, then absolutely pass out at the end of the challenge.  A great workout that is simple and fun. Continue reading

Can supplements boost weight loss?

Losing weight can dramatically improve your emotional and physical health, but it can be a slow process.  A person did not gain the weight over night, so why should you lose it overnight.  So it’s no wonder that 35% of American adults use diet supplements to boost weight loss, opting for a range of products that claim to decrease appetite, block fat absorption, or increase metabolism.  However, there are some proven weight management supplements available.  Which weight management supplements may be safe and helpful during a change in lifestyle? Continue reading

The NOW | Good Nutrition & Exercise

Diet and Exercise : Start From BeginningMany common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a colorful healthy diet.  Although many turn to costly fad diets and exercise programs that fail to provide lasting results with a healthy change.  Proper diet and exercise are the mainstays for a healthy active lifestyle.  People we all need to understand there are no short cuts.  In the same way that financial advisers tell us to save for our retirement when we are young, so should we invest in good nutrition and exercise.  And while 69% of Americans do save money for their future, only 30% exercise regularly.  Let’s go be active make change.  The basics, gradual weight loss and good health include developing healthy eating habits and increasing daily physical activity. Continue reading

Prevention vs. Treatment part 1 of 2 | We can end this obesity epidemic

https://i1.wp.com/trialx.com/curetalk/wp-content/blogs.dir/7/files/2011/05/diseases/Type_2_Diabetes_In_Adolescence-3.jpgTwo thirds of all American adults nearly 1 out 3 children are over weight or obese.  As a result, our nation has high rates of Type 2 diabetes and other chronic illnesses.  Working together, we can ensure our children’s health—and their future.  The good news this epidemic and chronic illnesses are completely preventable. Continue reading

MIND NUTRITION

  foods for healthy brain

Mental health is crucial to personal well-being, family and interpersonal relationships and contribution to community or society.  Nutrition plays a major role helping the mind mend itself.  We are what we eat.  Edward Stanley said, those who think they have no time for healthy eating, will sooner or later have to find time for illness.  Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy selection of food. For instance, peaches can enhance in calming anxiety and promoting a good night’s sleep. They’re also said to contain ingredients that help fight cancer cells and improve your complexion.  Eating blueberries help increase energy and brain function. They can also help in boosting your mood.  The way a person eats, thinks and feels about themselves will greatly affect their spirit.  Continue reading

Healthy Intellect

Concept:  Action Now!  ‘Just Do It!’ as the slogan says. Waiting for the perfect time, the perfect day, or the perfect partner.  You must be the leader within yourself.  Motivation is simple, as long as you take the first step, the next step will follow suite.  Make living your life a wealth of health.  We do not forget to breathe, so why skip on nutrition. Our body not only demands it, it deserves it.  According to the Nutritional Journal, a realistic high protein weight-reducing diet was associated with greater fat loss and lower blood pressure in high risk overweight and obese women.  A high protein diet, the preferred prescription for weight reduction does not have to be costly.  Continue reading

What Color is your Diet?


Here are some Tips & Facts about: Having a colorful diet.


Pomegranates have up to three times the antioxidants of red wine and green tea – and the juice has been shown to reduce artery-clogging plaque, which in turn prevents heart disease and stroke. Research shows that long-term consumption of pomegranate juice may also help slow aging and protect against cancer.

Eating cabbage more than once a week can cut men’s colon cancer odds by 66 percent.  Cabbage stimulates the immune system, kills bacteria and viruses, as well as being a good blood purifier. If you eat the red cabbage, you willl also get a healthy dose of anthocyanins (the same pigment molecules that make blueberries blue), another powerful antioxidant with an anticancer punch. Continue reading