Jul
15
2009
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Why should I try Kangoo Jumps?

My new Kangoo Jumps (photo by umiat - CC- BY)Imagine jumping around on two little trampolines attached to a pair of lightweight buckle boots and you can begin to feel the freedom experienced by Kangoo Jumps enthusiasts! Kangoo Jumps provide low impact, rebounding fun to both adults and children and can be used on a variety of different surfaces both indoors and outside. At [more...]

Jun
21
2009
1

What is a green job?

Green job signs (Photo by greenforall.org - CC- BY)It seems everyone is talking about green jobs. Countries around the world are moving toward developing greener technologies and  individuals are striving to move into green careers. But what is a green job, exactly? How can one transition from a traditional job to a “greener” one? Green jobs are generally focused around  aspects of social [more...]

Jun
02
2009
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What are some natural remedies for morning sickness during pregnancy?

Tazo green ginger (Photo by edkohler - CC-BY)You are happy, ecstatic, and over the top with your new pregnancy. Then come those dreaded waves of nausea that can put a damper on the happiest of times – morning sickness! And you quickly discover that it doesn’t necessarily happen only in the morning. What can you do? Fortunately,  for most women, morning sickness [more...]

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May
15
2009
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Can diet help prevent macular degeneration?

Eye (Photo by SuperFantastic - CC-BY)A diet rich in nuts, fish, olive oil and antioxidants from fruits and vegetables can help prevent or slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration. Including these foods in the diet can provide significant protection against AMD and potential vision impairment or blindness in later life. Blueberries, pecans, artichokes and other antioxidant-rich foods have been [more...]

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May
08
2009
2

What is an Eden Alternative assisted living facility?

Old man and peacock (photo by Dan Taylor - CC-BY)The sterile hallways and clinical atmosphere of most modern nursing homes are not the place that we relish sending our elderly loved ones when constant care or oversight becomes necessary. In such an atmosphere, life quickly becomes hushed and dull and even the most lively individuals can lose their spark and zest for life. Now, [more...]

Apr
27
2009
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How can I strengthen my immune system to protect against swine flu and other pandemic viruses?

Green Giant immunity blend veggies (by iateapie - CC-BY)A strong immune system is your best protection against virulent strains of flu and other viruses. When viruses strike a large geographic area and rise to pandemic proportions, vaccines cannot be relied on to protect an entire population. Viruses can also mutate rapidly and become resistant to existing antiviral drugs and vaccines. Keeping your immune [more...]

Apr
23
2009
1

Can cayenne pepper help prevent hair loss?

Peppers (photo by John Winkelman - CC-BY)It just so happens that capsaicin, the substance that puts the “fire” in cayenne peppers, might help prevent hair loss by stimulating the growth of new hair! Capsaicin has been shown to trigger an increase in the production of insulin growth factors. IG-F plays an important role in hair growth by stimulating the hair follicles. [more...]

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Apr
16
2009
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Can food allergies prevent weight loss?

Calories (photo by baejaar - CC-BY)Many individuals are frustrated by an inability to reach their weight loss goals despite an adequate reduction in daily calories. It now appears that food allergies may be partly to blame! Food intolerance can create an inflammatory immune response which can inhibit weight loss. Sensitivities to commonly ingested foods can be revealed in chronic symptoms [more...]

Apr
13
2009
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What are the best foods for an anti-aging diet?

Blueberries in gin syrup (Photo by thebittenword.com - BB-CY)Nutrient-rich foods are the centerpiece of an anti-aging diet. Lean proteins, whole grains, nuts, beans, and fruits and vegetables provide the building blocks of a healthy diet as we age. Whole foods are loaded with vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, healthy fats, and fiber which can help keep the body young and defend against disease. Some [more...]

Apr
04
2009
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Are there any fat-burning foods that can help me lose weight?

Chili Peps (Photo by flattop341 - CC-BY)According to recent research, Yes! Chili peppers, green tea, grapefruit and dairy products are just some of the foods gaining a reputation as fat-fighters and metabolism boosters that can help individuals in the war against fat! Chili peppers contain capsaicin, a compound that may influence metabolism and help individuals burn off excess calories.  Ingestion of [more...]

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