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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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Have you tried to make healthy changes in your life without success? Did you encounter obstacles that made you feel like giving up?


Having the kind of lifestyle that promotes health and wellness takes some work. But it certainly helps when you have an idea of the direction to take.


This is a quick guide to positive ways towards a healthier lifestyle and techniques to avoid in your quest.


The Healthy Way Towards a Healthy Lifestyle


1. Get adequate rest. You can get better results from any

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I Attract Health

I know that I deserve to be happy. I recognize that my body is important, and I must respect it. I look after my physical well-being by making sure I eat food that allows me to function and shine. 


I exercise and am thankful for all of the incredible processes that my body carries out. I know I am incredibly fortunate to have the freedom to do whatever I want.


I look after my mental health. I take time to listen to my thoughts and make sure that I have all the tools I need to thrive. 


I re

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Healthy Eating: Five Top Tips

We all know that some foods are better for you than others. We know that it’s a good idea to limit fast food, eat more vegetables, drink plenty of water, and stay active. The problem is that sometimes these things are far easier said than done.


There are times where healthy eating feels like an enormous mountain or hurdle to overcome. You may feel uncertain about where to start, how to get going, or what to eat. 


The good news is that healthy eating does not have to be hard. Read on to learn

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Healthy Brain - Happy Brain!

In this article, today I want to share with you my 3 top tips to look after your brain. The brain is one of those organs in the body that we can tend to forget when it comes to fitness. Ask yourself – “Have you neglected the grey matter for too long?” If so, these tips will help your brain get into great shape in a very short period of time. Go easy on yourself - instead of trying to implement them all today, why not try and work them into your schedule over the coming days or even over the next

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Six Steps To Clearer Skin

It can sometimes feel that clean, clear skin is impossible to achieve, especially if you are having a bad skin day. While it may seem that this is a luxury only available to celebrities with endless wads of cash, or gorgeous airbrushed Instagram models, we have good news for you: clear skin is just within your reach!


In just a few short, simple steps you can take your skin from drab to fab, and enjoy a clear, flawless complexion in no time.



1. Drink plenty of water. It may sound like a cli

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Support your emotional health and get more out of life by working to include these “ingredients” into your recipe for daily living: 

  • Adventure 
  • Create a sanctuary
  • Friends 
  • Loving family 
  • Volunteer 
  • Keep promises 
  • Hobbies 
  • Good nutrition 
  • Regular exercise 
  • Learning 
  • Be confident 
  • Knowing your neighbors
  • Keep a journal 
  • Word games 
  • Bubble baths 
  • Speak up about matters that are important to you 
  • Let go of feelings that aren’t helpful
  • Visualization 
  • Respect yourself 
  • Respect others 
  • Work 
  • Do good
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It’s no secret that antioxidants are incredibly beneficial to good health. It’s believed the antioxidants in food can help prevent cancer, reverse or slow aging, enhance your immune system, increase your energy and improve heart and other organ health. 


Given all we know about antioxidants and their beneficial properties, it’s amazing more people don’t get enough fruits and vegetables, the primary sources of antioxidants. Experts recommend a minimum of 5 servings of fruits and vegetable

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The Top 10 Healthy Eating Habits

In a nutshell, a healthy diet involves: 

(1) More home-cooked food, less eating out. 

(2) More fresh fruit as snacks. 

(3) More fresh vegetables as snacks and with meals. 

(4) More beans as sides or in stews. 

(5) More dense chewy bread, less refined white breads and bread snacks.

(6) More fish, skinless chicken/turkey, less red meat. 

(7) Smaller servings of red meat, larger servings of vegetables. 

(8) Eating low fat dairy foods. 


(9) Adding less fat in the form of butter, mayo, sour cream,

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I focus on wellness.

I make choices that help me to lead a happy and healthy life.


I stay physically active. I exercise at least 3 days a week. I train for strength, flexibility, balance, and a healthy heart. I move more throughout the day by taking the stairs instead of the elevator and going for a walk during my lunch hour.


I eat a balanced diet. I choose nutritious whole foods for my meals and snacks. I eat plenty of vegetables and limit added sugar and salt.


I make sleep a top priority. I go to bed at the

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There's no easier way to add a dose of nutrition to your day than by crunching on a tasty apple. You probably first experienced its delightful flavor as a baby, when applesauce introduced you to real food. And now, whether it's a Granny Smith, a McIntosh, or a Red Delicious, you think of apples as old friends. Grown throughout the world, apples are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They're fat-free, cholesterol-free, and low in sodium. In short, eating apples is a smart part o

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What is the proper etiquette to show your date that you're an attractive and confident woman?

When you go on a date with a new man, you must be confident and show him that you are an attractive woman. This can be done with a smile and politeness.

 The proper etiquette to show a date that you are an attractive and confident woman is to smile and be polite. If they are not paying attention to you, it is okay if you touch their hand or palm. If they feel uncomfortable with your touch, just stop t

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Temperatures have cooled drastically in Los Angeles over the past few days, with unseasonable rain and cold nights conjuring up thoughts of the coming holidays and, as has been the case the past two years, fears of a coming Covid wave.

“We’re really at a point that may be a crossroads here. As we’re entering into the cooler months, we are starting to see the emergence of sublineage variants of omicron,” White House advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said on the Conversations on Health Care radio s

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14 Habits To Live A Wonderful Life

Positive habits are powerful tools. They allow you to accomplish meaningful tasks with little thought or motivation required. With the right set of habits, you can accomplish nearly anything and be on autopilot much of the time.


Those people that put forth herculean effort are admired by our society. We love the runner that crawls the last mile of a marathon. However, a surer path to success is to do the necessary things each and every day. A little each day adds up to a lot.


See how your ha

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Most Black women can remember being told at an early age that our hair is our crown and glory. We learn to center our very existence based on what our hair looks like and how others perceive it. Of the many spaces we occupy, our hair represents points of joy and trauma. Nonetheless, throughout history, Black women have never allowed other people’s expectations to define our one-of-a-kind style.

Executive produced by Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Michaela Angela Davis, The Hair Tale

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Types of Recommended Food

Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. To top things off you can eat right and exercise regularly to achieve a well-balanced healthy mind and body. Consuming food from a wide variety of sources helps maintain a healthy and interesting  diet and ensure your body has the nutrients it needs to help reduce the risk of disease. 

The Best Food Choices 


Vegetables are useful in reducing weight diet as they provide bulk and give a feeling of being “full”. And fur

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It is a simple visual guide designed to make eating healthy  easier. Food that contains the same type of nutrients are grouped together on each of the shelves of the Food Pyramid. This gives you a choice of different food from which to choose a healthy diet.  

Healthy eating is about getting the correct amount of nutrients – fat, carbohydrates, protein vitamins and minerals you need to maintain  good health. Using a food pyramid as a tool to follow different  dietary guidelines is a good start

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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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