Hungry? Stop Eating

We often over eat for all the wrong reasons. And those wrong reasons are learned behaviors. Mom told us to “clean your plate.” Foods, especially sweets, became rewards. Others became “comfort food” when we are distressed. Please visit the link below for more information.

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https://www.acefitness.org/acefit/healthy-living-article/60/6272/why-do-we-eat-when-we-aren-t-hungry/

Staying Fit On The Road

Travelling, for work or pleasure, often creates challenges to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Check out this link for some fitness tips if you are a frequent traveler.  PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM.

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https://www.cooperinstitute.org/2014/05/30/equipment-to-strength-train-anywhere

Fats: Not All Are Equal

We need fats in our diet. But not all types of fats and not in mass quantities. Fats supply our bodies with energy, helps us absorb nutrients, and supports brain health. However, the healthiest fats are found in plant-based foods rather than animal-based foods. Therefore, we should strive to increase the former and decrease the latter in our daily diets. Please read this short summary, linked below, for more details.

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Trade Animal Fats for Plant-Based Fats

Get to the Core of the Matter

The body’s core is at the center of our physical world. If our core is unconditioned, we cannot adequately condition any other portion of our bodies. Here are some useful tips to fire our core. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM.

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http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/core-exercise-workout-12-tips-for-exercising-safely-and-effectively