Weight Loss

How can you live healthy longer?  This is basically a concept of reversing the aging process even as you grow older in years.  How can we even maintain good health let alone turn it around and make it better? Yes, you can live healthy longer! A headline in the April 2011 news caught my attention: World's […]

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What? How do you reduce the risk of diabetes with cholesterol? You can with the good cholesterol called HDL. It will help you fight off Metabolic Syndrome and Type II Diabetes. In the past two blogs I’ve been discussing the risk factors of Metabolic Syndrome. In review, Metabolic Syndrome is a cluster of ‘risk factors’ […]

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What value do you get from eating those yummy potato skins? The skin has 50% of the antioxidant activity of the entire potato. The fiber in the skin slows digestion to a healthier level thus lowering the glycemic response. Unfortunately, treatment of most commercial potatoes with toxic anti-sprouting chemicals compromises the nutritional value of the […]

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Cancer Fighting Foods​ Foods that fight cancer are berries, blueberries, broccoli, cruciferous vegetables, carrots, cranberries, dark green leafy vegetables, garlic, green tea, pomegranates, soy, strawberries, tomatoes, and salmon. Everyone knows how important good nutrition and a safe environment is to health. The marketplace can be very confusing. It can take good brain exercise to make the […]

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Blood pressure has a great deal to do with increasing or reducing your risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type II Diabetes. This is the 4th blog I’ve written recently about Metabolic Syndrome. I’ve discussed several of the risk factors involved in determining if you are at risk of developing Type II Diabetes. Those risk factors […]

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Reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes by reducing your BMI and triglycerides. Metabolic Syndrome risk factors play a huge part in your future health challenges. My last blog post introduced Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes. You learned that Metabolic Syndrome is a health challenge you want to avoid that is described by a […]

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Where are you in your health risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes? Metabolic Syndrome is a health challenge you want to avoid that is described by a cluster of risk factors associated with Type 2 Diabetes. You need to know and start taking charge of these risk factors. Obesity with waistlines over 40 […]

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  Weight loss is big business. Keeping the weight off can be even bigger business. Weight loss companies, doctors and scientists are always researching to learn new ways to lose weight and keep it off. Recent scientific studies have confirmed these 8 ways to lose weight and keep it off. High protein diets increase metabolism […]

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  Diabetes nutrition is not all about calories. Yes, being overweight can contribute to diabetes as well as other associated diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, vision problems, joint problems, digestive issues, kidney disease, cancer, etc. In general conversations with diabetics, I have been told numerous times, “It doesn’t matter what I eat, it’s all […]

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Welcome to this issue of "Living a Healthy Fit Life"     Editor's Note –   Carotenoids – Colors of Life Today is a beautiful sunshiny day with a gentle breeze. Larry and I just got back from taking a stroll out in the woods of our property. We sat on a log in the […]

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