5 Natural Ways to Reduce Your Appetite

If you’ve noticed that losing weight is getting tougher the older you get, you’re not imagining things, and you’re not alone. Weight loss becomes more difficult once you hit the big 5-0, and it continues to get harder as you advance in years. That’s because we lose five to 10 percent of our muscle mass each decade after 50, and that translates to slower metabolism. This means that you can eat the exact same amount of food you did in your skinny 30s and still gain weight.

In a nutshell, you lose weight when you burn more calories through exercise than you consume. But what if you’ve got a voracious appetite? Are you expected to spend your golden years in a perpetual state of hunger?

Not if you play your cards right. There are plenty of ways to reduce your appetite naturally. Here are just five of them.

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June 22nd, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

Research Shows Forskolin Can Help Reduce Fat and Prevent Weight Gain

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We all know by now that carrying around extra pounds is bad for our health, increasing the risk of a wide range of diseases and negatively affecting our energy levels. But losing weight gets tougher as we get older, and for women, once menopause does its number on our metabolism, dropping even one pound feels like a major accomplishment.

June 19th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

Trying to get in shape? Try being “clever”…

If you’re anything like me, you love being able to look into the mirror and truly enjoy what you see.

Because while it’s one thing to think you look great…it means even more when you feel like you’re doing great, too!

After all, the act of self-compassion (treating yourself the way you’d treat a friend) has been shown to reduce the cortisol in your body, which is a major source of fat production. (1)

But, knowing this also got me thinking about all the other “hidden” ways you can burn calories, keep the fat away and stay trim.

I gathered a few of my favorites and put them into this email for you to try for yourself.
And they’re all so easy, you can start doing them today.

Here are my “Clever Calorie Crushers”:

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June 2nd, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

Adequate Sleep: Why You Need It, and How to Get It

Whether you’re just pushing 50 or well past hot flashes and mood swings, you’ve probably noticed some changes in your sleeping patterns. Long gone are the days when you could sleep through a riot, and eight a.m. sounded impossibly early. Nowadays, you may start longing for your pillow as soon as the dinner dishes are done, and you may find it impossible to sleep past sunrise. You may have a hard time falling and staying asleep, and you may feel like you’re not getting enough sleep even though you spend the recommended number of hours–seven to nine–in bed. What’s going on, and what can you do about it?

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May 15th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

5 Daily Things You Can Do To Help Your Brain

5 Daily Things You Can Do To Help Your Brain

Aging definitely has its perks, but it also comes with challenges. Street lights begin to wear halos as our eyes grow older and creaking bones and popping joints find us moaning and groaning through more and more of our day. Most alarming of all, we find ourselves forgetting names and important dates, and we don’t feel quite as sharp and focused as we once did. It’s one thing to need stronger glasses or suffer from aches and pains. It’s quite another to experience noticeable differences in our cognitive function.

There’s no doubt that the function of all our organs decrease as we age. But just as there are things you can do to prevent heart, lung, and liver disease and improve the health of these organs, there are things you can to do protect your brain’s health and optimize its function.

A large body of research shows that good brain health depends on several important lifestyle choices, including these five essential activities.

May 7th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

6 Proven Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Apple cider vinegar, lovingly known as ACV to its many fans, packs a potent health punch that benefits your body in a variety of ways. Touted as a health tonic since ancient times, apple cider vinegar was used by Hippocrates to treat wounds, and it was widely used in the 18th century to treat a range of illnesses and conditions. Nowadays, science backs up what many early health practitioners knew from years of successful use: That ACV is a powerful, natural remedy for some of what ails you.

Apple cider vinegar is made by fermenting apple juice, which turns it into alcohol. Bacteria added to the mix ferments the alcohol, turning it into acetic acid, which is the main beneficial compound in apple cider vinegar. So, how can a daily dose of ACV benefit your health? Here are six proven benefits of apple cider vinegar.

April 17th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

9 Antioxidant Packed Superfoods

“Antioxidant” is a hot term in the health industry right now, with many supplements and health products advertising the antioxidants that are available in the products and foods you buy. It is essential that we talk about antioxidants because these anti-inflammatory foods are crucial to help you clean up the free radical activity throughout your body.

Western life can make it hard to stay ahead of free radicals. Processed foods, pollution, medications, and chemical exposure increase the presence of free radicals in your system. As a result, oxidative damage occurs which accelerates cellular damage, aging, and cell mutations. Our immune systems are stressed trying to keep up with it all. If you want to boost your overall health and slow down the signs of aging, then right now is an excellent opportunity to increase your intake of antioxidants.

These are some of the best foods that you should be eating to help get the maximum amount of antioxidant free radical fighting power:

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April 3rd, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

6 Ways to “Spring” Into Good Health

Spring is a perfect opportunity for a fresh start. The trees are budding, flowers are peeking through in the garden, and many of us are working to clean out the closets. As you are cleaning up the yard and clearing clutter to beautify your home, don’t overlook the work that needs to be done to improve your health as well.

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Most of us find that health takes second priority to the immediate tasks that need to be addressed. But, improving your health is the top thing you can do to take care of yourself and your family. Follow these six simple strategies to boost your health during this beautiful Spring season:

March 28th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

7 Liver Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore

The liver plays a surprisingly important part of your overall health, and it is often the most overlooked and is hardest working organs. Proper liver function plays an essential role in digestive health and toxin filtering. It contributes to your metabolism, hormones, circulation, and digestive system. Supporting liver health can improve detoxification, which has a domino effect of boosting many other functions within the body.

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Warning Signs that Your Liver Needs Help

When the liver is functioning in the right way, it identifies toxic substances and moves them out through natural detoxification channels. The liver regulates blood flow, which is the system that delivers oxygen and nutrients to all areas of the body. An excess amount of toxins can weigh down the liver which triggers a negative impact on blood flow and immune response.

Is your liver healthy, or is it calling for help? Watch for these critical signs that lifestyle and dietary changes are needed to support liver health:

March 21st, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

5 Amazing Powers of Turmeric

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Does it seem as if turmeric has only recently become popular? Then you might be surprised to know that people worldwide have been using it for over 5,000 years. It’s an excellent source of essential vitamins such as C and B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, dietary fiber, and more.

Turmeric is easy to spot due to its distinctive, bright yellowish-orange color, which comes from the plant’s active and most important component, curcumin. This antioxidant is also responsible for turmeric’s array of benefits, including the following five amazing powers:

March 13th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments