September 8, 2015
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Transform Your Life: Vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian and plant-based
Based on findings that the over-consumption of red meat causes a host of preventable diseases and ailments, many people are looking for a more animal-free diet for a healthier body.
Transform Your Life: Understanding cravings
When experiencing cravings we go for the quickest choice around and most of the time that choice is going to be a fast food laden with sugars, refined ingredients, oils, additives and preservatives. What many people don’t realise is that there are many healthy alternatives that can help with cravings. One of my philosophies is that if you understand what’s happening you are in a much better position to make positive change.
TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE: Weightless travel
Over the past few days I’ve been in Germany and Italy, surrounded by bread, cheese, meats, beer, wine, pizza, pasta and every type of food variety imaginable.
Transform Your Life: Journey to healthy changes
Kicking bad habits is not always easy. Through determination, motivation and an honest need to change, many people try new ways of eating, exercising and thinking to improve their lives.
TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE: Five ways to energise
Fatigue is a common symptom of many illnesses, including diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, anaemia, thyroid disease, and sleep apnea. Talk to your doctor if you feel unusually tired.
Live a Fulfilling Life: Modern life stress
The term stress was first used in the 1930s and represented biological trauma, which is described as an incident causing physical harm.
Live a Fulfilling Life: What’s your vision?
Life can be challenging. There are ways to handle situations which make the difficulties seem like less of an issue. How do you manage everyday things that cause drama, sadness, tension and stress?
Live a Fulfilling Life: Recognising stress overload
Life is full of new experiences and discoveries, deadlines and demands. This way of life can cause feelings of anxiety and stress. Stress isn’t always bad, however.
Live a Fulfilling Life: The cost of being sick
According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States, more than 75 per cent of chronic diseases are preventable, and often the same diseases are reversible. This is exciting if you are facing a disease right now or have a family history of disease.
Live a Fulfilling Life: Hypertension – a holistic perspective on treatment
What is the difference between high blood pressure and hypertension?
Live a Fulfilling Life: Taking a ‘time out’
For some of you, giving to everyone and everything else before yourself is a daily habit. Many times we find ourselves with health issues, stress imbalances or failing relationships and do not realise that a likely cause is that for too long you have attributed a disproportionate amount of time, attention and energy to ‘other things’.
Live a Fulfilling Life: The energetics of food
“Let medicine be your food and food be your medicine,” said Hippocrates, the man with the reputation of being the father of Western medicine.
Live a Fulfilling Life: A New Year
A new year usually sparks ideas for change. You’ve been through 365 days of feeling happy about some things, disappointed, frustrated, lonely, unhealthy, and unfulfilled about others. Each year we tend to take account of how we want our lives to be different. So now, in 2016, what will you resolve to change?
Live a Fulfilling Life: Mind Silence
Some people think that the mind is the brain, but it is not.
Living a Fulfilling Life: Six tips to banish cellulite
Cellulite is one of those things that either you accept is a beautiful part of the human body or you dislike it and do all you can to banish it. Here are a few things I’ve learned about cellulite and effective ways to reduce its appearance.
LIVING A FULFILLING LIFE: Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving
AS A Bahamian, I didn’t really grow up with Thanksgiving celebrations but now that my circle of adopted family and friends has grown, this American celebration is now a regular yearly occurrence.
Live a fulfilling life: Processing grief and healing your heart
Loss of financial security, death of a loved one, the ending of a relationship, going away to school, displacement due to a natural disaster, miscarriage, perception of failed leadership, abuse – all of these are situations that you may not fully realise impact your well-being.
Live a fulfilling life: Should you stop eating red meat?
Should you reduce your intake of beef, lamb, bacon and sausage? According to a new study, the answer is...maybe.
Become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself: Recovery after surgery and illness
While you are recovering from illness, your body is working extra hard to repair and rebuild itself.
HEALTH, WHOLE AND HOLY: Even if you eat a burger, you’re still on track
You are trying to eat well – salads, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, protein, minimally processed foods and complex carbohydrates.
Become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself: Health – whole and holy:
How do you define health? Is it a measure of your physique or absence of disease?
Become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself: Positive thinking and medication
According to medicinenet.com, it is “a remarkable phenomenon in which a placebo – a fake treatment, an inactive substance like sugar, distilled water, or saline solution – can sometimes improve a patient’s condition simply because the person has the expectation that it will be helpful. The more a person believes they are going to benefit from a treatment, the more likely it is that they will experience a benefit.”
Become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself
What does colour have to do with your diet? Our affinity for all that is quick, cheap and convenient is directing many to the cracker, cereal and cookie aisles, leading to a nutrient impaired, high-fat and highly processed “beige diet”. We eat primarily based on time or money constraints – we want convenient, low cost and tasty.
Portion distortion – Start losing weight
FOOD and drink portions have increased dramatically since the 1980s. Even recipes list larger serving sizes than ever before. In a 1960s’ version of “The Joy of Cooking,” a brownie recipe served 30. Now the exact same recipe serves only 16!
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