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Alkaline Food VS Acidic Food

Food can be classified into two groups namely the acidic food  group and the alkaline food group. These foods are categorized as  such because they affect the urine pH level when they are  consumed. Our body's acid-alkaline balance, also known as pH, can affect our overall well-being.  

Whatever food we consume, once it enters into our body, it will undergo processing and becomes acidic. Too much acid consumption can deplete the minerals in our body, thus growing the risk of heart disease, kidne

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Benefits In Eating Healthy

Why do you need to eat healthy food? I’ll tell you the reasons WHY… After all, why would you commit your life to eating healthy if you don’t even know your ‘WHY’? Make sense? 

Well… Eating nutritiously is one of the most important things you can do to enhance and maintain your health. 

What you eat has a great impact on the way your body functions. It all comes down to the type of food as well as the amount of food you consume.  

Eating a healthy diet affects your body in a positive way. You'll 

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The Importance Of A Positive Mindset

Mindset plays the biggest role in determining your actions. Your mindset is the fuel to your actions. When you feel good about yourself, you will look good.  

You might not be good enough now but don't worry...Don't beat yourself up. All you have to do is to keep a positive mindset. 

Look into the mirror and tell yourself, “I look good”. 

“And, I will look even better from now onward. I just need to eat  and live healthy.” 

Looking good increases your self-esteem. And what’s most important is yo

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A healthy diet is important for a well-functioning body. However, it isn't as restrictive or as confusing as people imagine. Food is the source of energy that we consume to provide nutritional support, and has a direct impact on our cognitive performance in every stage of life. 

Your food choices each day affect your overall health and well-being. It has a significant impact on your mood and mental health. Hence, the type and amount of food you consume has a  major impact on your body. 

However,

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Wouldn’t you like to find the perfect remedy for your skin? You probably feel like many other women when it comes to skin care products. Everything you try off the shelf fails to deliver. And you find that out after you spend a big chunk of money. So if you’re ready to adopt a skin care budget, you'll want to find an affordable and effective remedy.

 

Expect to see flawless skin in a matter of weeks with this miracle routine:

 

1. Use a daily face wash. Once you've identified your skin type, inv

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Quick Easy Delicious Healthy Summer Desserts

by Tonja Taylor  

 

 

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.--James 1:5, KJV

Through the years, the LORD has helped me and my husband desire to eat healthier. This is wisdom, and He inspired us to ask Him to teach us to eat better. He has been faithful to do that!

I really like ice cream, and I used to buy a lot of it. Then I started feeling unwell, from eating so

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Make Your Own Organic Lemonade

by Tonja Taylor  

 

 

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!--Psalm 34:8, ESV

I really like lemonade, but I avoid what I call "secular sugar," which is the white table sugar that tastes really good, but can have very negative effects on the body, for reasons I will not go into here.

Even before I started training to become a certified healthy coach, the LORD taught me to use organic sugar if I was going to use anything. 

He also introduced me to orga

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by Tonja Taylor  

 

 

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.--James 1:5, KJV

Through the years, the LORD has helped me and my husband desire to eat healthier. This is wisdom, and He inspired us to ask Him to teach us to eat better. He has been faithful to do that!

I really like ice cream, and I used to buy a lot of it. Then I started feeling unwell, from eating so much "secular" (read: white, processed, blea

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by Tonja Taylor  

 

Then to the centurion Jesus said, Go; it shall be done for you as you have believed. And the servant boy was restored to health at that very moment.--Matthew 8:13, AMPC

You can have greater sanitation (cleanliness; freedom from germs) and thus be healthier with these 5 cheap, easily-obtained household products.

I have used all of these; not every day, but as needed. 

1. Hydrogen peroxide--you can swish it in your mouth; you can gargle with it. Add a little water to a little b

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Do you want to live healthier, but you think it’s too expensive? According to a recent survey, finances are a major obstacle for many adults trying to shape up.

 

Almost 60% of Americans say that the high cost of health and wellness is a major barrier to living a healthy lifestyle, according to OnePoll, a marketing research company. The figure rises to 68% for those who live in cities.

 

Smart home gym equipment and meal subscription boxes could cost you thousands of dollars a year. However, th

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By PamFord Davis  
6/07/2022 / Devotionals

Are you walking your way to physical fitness on a treadmill?

Maybe you’re pedaling off pounds on a stationary bike.

Exercise requires determination and diligence.

I want to be spiritually fit; don’t you?

I’ve remembered an acrostic once shared by Beverly Chesser (on her Beverly Exercise TV program).

Frequency

Intensity

Time

Beverly stressed the important of frequency (consistency) in any exercise goal and routine. If it’s hit an

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Be Healthier With Veggies

 

The new food guidelines issued by the United States government recommend that all Americans eat between ve and nine servings of fruits and vegetables each and every day. When you rst hear that number, it may seem like a lot, but it is actually much easier than you think to t that many servings of fruits and vegetables into your daily diet. For one thing, the shelves of the grocery stores are fairly bursting with fresh fruits and vegetables. In addition, vegetables and fruits are some of the le

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Antioxidants are all the rage today. And, justiably so. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals which cause cell damage, which ultimately can lead to diseases of the heart and cancer. It seems everywhere you go it's blueberry this and blueberry that. You have your choice of wild blueberry juice, blueberry pomegranate juice, blueberry-cranberry juice and so on and so on. 

Now, don’t get me wrong. I love blueberries. But, in our rush to embrace the latest antioxidant food craze (blueberries, cr

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A whole grain is a grain that consists of all of the original components that were present when it was growing in the field. Refined grains, on the other hand, have had some of the components removed to give them a better texture and a longer shelf life.

These refined grains are more commonly used and find their way into our diets more often. However, recent studies indicate that it may be best to skip refined grains altogether, in favor of the whole grain alternatives.

Parts of a Grain

Grain be

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The human body requires certain vitamins and minerals to function optimally. A well-balanced diet can reduce or even eliminate the need for supplementation. However, supplements can be a valuable addition to a healthy diet.

 

The needs of women are similar to, but not exactly the same as those of men. It’s important that women understand the RDA (recommended daily allowance) for women and follow it to the best of their ability.

 

Consider these supplements to optimize your health:

 

1. Vitamin D

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Superfoods & Their Effect On Health

For many people, the term “superfoods” sounds like just another marketing gimmick to make you believe in an easy solution to a certain problem.

 

In reality however, superfoods are products that are proven to have a certain net benefit for human health, meaning they are actually functional and beneficial.

 

With this article, we’ll provide you with the basic information you need to know about superfoods, as well as a list of our favorites!

 

What Is Health, Even?

 

It is likely that traditional

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Antioxidants: Eat All Your Colors!

 

Antioxidants are all the rage today.  And, justifiably so.  Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals which cause cell damage, which ultimately can lead to diseases of the heart and cancer.  It seems everywhere you go it's blueberry this and blueberry that.  You have your choice of wild blueberry juice, blueberry-pomegranate juice, blueberry-cranberry juice and so on and so on.  

 

Now, don’t get me wrong.  I love blueberries.  But, in our rush to embrace the latest antioxidant food craze (bl

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Can Nutrition Help Slow Down the Aging Process?

 

We all age. That fact is inevitable.  But a lot of the negative changes that take place in our bodies are not. As we age, we become more susceptible to such things as heart disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and arthritis. However, medical research has shown that proper nutrition can slow down and even prevent many of these ailments.

 

It is estimated that nearly one half of all health problems in the elderly are directly related to poor nutrition.

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Black Hair Basics

The typical hair and hair follicles of those of African descent are tightly curled, thus producing hair that spirals. Black hair also typically has a larger diameter than Caucasian hair and retains less water, thus its relative “kinkiness.” The many styling methods utilized on Black hair cause concern with hair loss. Black hair is very strong, fortunately so because Black hair styles cause a great deal of stress on the hair and scalp. For example, using a hair pick to pic...
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