mental health

Love is an Inner Game

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In the spirit of Valentine’s day, this is a guest post by my friend, Certified Master Weight Loss Coach Anja Christy. I’m guessing that if you’re reading this, you’re interested in health, wellness, and perhaps weight loss.  So, you may well be asking “What’s love got to do with it?” Actually, everything.  Let me explain. […]

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What Really Makes Us Healthy: The X-Factor

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What are the most important foods for vitality and good health? What are the most important supplements to take? What are the best exercises to do? If I had $7.95 for every story that’s ever been written about some variation of one of those three questions, I’d be writing this from my newly purchased villa […]

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I Ate Ice Cream for Breakfast!

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Sunday morning, Michelle and I ate ice cream for breakfast. It gets worse. We also ordered gluten-free pizza from Domino’s. And yes, I’m telling you this for a reason. Tweet

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Infographic: Heart-Healthy Moving Advice

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Infographic design and illustration by Kena Ravel for MyMove Tweet

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Green Tea Boosts Memory

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The following is a guest article by health reporter Craig Weatherby, brought to you by our friends at Vital Choice.   Green Tea Boosts Memory Clinical study sees green tea boosting brain areas associated with working memory; mouse study affirms the effect. By Craig Weatherby A Swiss scientific team gives us the first look inside […]

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Scared to Death: How Stress Can Actually Kill You

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Recently, a 30 year old meth addict named Ricky Lee Fowler was found guilty of starting what’s now known as the 2003 Old Fire in Southern California, a raging 90,000 acre blaze that resulted in the evacuation of 80,000 people and the destruction of nearly 1000 homes. Fowler was actually convicted of murder because five […]

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150 Healthiest Foods: Goji Berries

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The antioxidants in Goji berries can strengthen your immune system and protect your brain and DNA. Tweet

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150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: Ginkgo Biloba

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It’s not just for memory! Ginkgo protects brain cells from possible damage from free radicals. This is why Ginkgo is the most prescribed herb in Germany! Watch the video to learn all of the protective benefits of Ginkgo Biloba » Tweet

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Computer Use + Exercise = Reduced Memory Loss

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A study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings  found that combining computer time with moderate exercise reduces your risk of memory loss compared with either activity alone. Researchers interviewed over 900 70 – 93 year olds after they completed a questionnaire about how often they exercised and used a computer. Just to clarify, “moderate exercise” included activities […]

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Protect Your Brain with… Onions!

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A new study suggests that compounds in onions may protect the brain from additional damage linked to stroke. This is hardly the first good news about onions, which I wrote about in depth in my book, “The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth”. In a number of impressive published studies, the consumption of onions (and other […]

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More Reasons to Eat More Fish

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A new study in the journal Neurology found that eating foods packed with omega-3 fatty acids could lower blood levels of beta-amyloid, a protein that contributes to Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive dysfunction. The study focused on 1,219 people over 65 with no signs of Alzheimer’s. Researchers looked at their diets about a year before they […]

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5 Tips for Kicking The Junk Food Habit

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A study in the International Journal of Obesity found that sugary, fatty foods create similar reactions (including the inevitable crash) to drugs. Similar to drug addicts, researchers found bingers seek to recreate this destructive food euphoria to beat depression. Not surprisingly, a vicious cycle ensues. “Data shows that obesity is associated with increased risk of […]

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