Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 31

5 simple diet changes to improve your health

You could do a google search on diets or diet changes or healthy eating (which you may have already done), but I have to tell you that it’s a little bit scary out there.  You could end up looking like this:  There’s way too much information and there’s no way to know if any of …

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Jul 29

5 Simple exercises for women- the KISS principle

For those of you who may not be familiar with the KISS principle, it stands for “Keep it Simple Stupid”.  This is not to imply that any of you are stupid.  Actually, that couldn’t be farther from the truth.  In fact, the saying originated in 1960 in the US Navy by one of the engineers …

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Jul 29

The million dollar question… what should I be eating?

Isn’t this the million dollar question? I’m going to make this so simple.  This is going to be the fastest and easiest way to determine what you should eat.  Let me start with one question:  is your body alive or dead?  I really hope you say “alive” because otherwise I may have to go into …

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Jul 29

Water… truly the drink for your health

What to drink is a really important question for most of us. And the answer is not usually what we want to drink. So, how do we reconcile that dilemma? The very best hands down liquid to drink throughout the day: Water!  Without a doubt, water is the best thing you can put into your …

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Jul 29

What is exercise anyway?

Who hasn’t heard that to lose weight, calories out have to be higher than calories in?  And how do we increase calories out?  Exercise!  But let’s be clear about what exercise is, because many of us read that to mean “go to a gym”.  I don’t mean “go to a gym”.  In fact, although I …

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Jul 29

Review- Hydros Filtering Water Bottle

Product: Hydros Filtering Water Bottle Price:  $21(Replacement filters around $10) Easiest Place to Buy:  Amazon Size:  16 oz and 24 oz Overall rating:  5 out of 10 What is the Hydros Filtering Water Bottle? Fast Flow Filter gives you great tasting water on the go by reducing chlorine, chloramine, and particulates. BPA and Phthalate Free …

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Jul 28

Born in the 1950s- what do you remember?

Welcome and thanks for coming! OK… I know.  If we were born in the 1950s then we probably don’t remember much from those years.  I remember running topless through the sprinkler in the back yard.  I remember the spiral staircase between the basement and the 1st floor of our apartment.  I remember my brother and …

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Jul 27

Top 5 Healthy Drinks- easy on the wallet too!

Welcome, and thanks for being here. First, let me say that there doesn’t seem to be any real consensus on the order of healthy drinks except for the #1 best healthy drink:  water.  There is quite a bit of disagreement on milk, so I am leaving it off of my list.  I also want to …

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Jul 26

Distilled, spring, filtered, tap water… help!

Welcome and thanks for being here. Boy, is that a loaded question.  You could spend days, weeks, and months trying to figure out what is really the difference between waters and which ones are actually best for you.  But since you probably have better things to do, I’m going to do it for you.  I …

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Jul 24

Sixty Schmixty

I’m coming up on the big 60! Don’t we just love to make a big deal about it? We’re all either going to get there someday, or we’ve already passed it, or we’ll be pushing up daisies instead. I don’t know about you, but I don’t think it’s such a big deal in terms of …

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