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How Aromatherapy Massage Can Stimulate Good Health

(Guest Post)
Aromatherapy Massage is the synergistic blending of smell and touch; two powerful senses that can trigger the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Aromatherapy and therapeutic massage are both highly effective healing arts on their own. But used together, they are a formidable health alliance, capable of nurturing the body, mind, and spirit. Read More…

What’s that Cup Of Coffee Really Doing for You?

(Guest Post)
Coffee is something that many of us enjoy from time to time. Some of us more than others. The effects of coffee can be considered one of natures greatest gifts. Gives us a boost of energy, a new-found alertness, and the motivation to get up and get going. Some of us simply like coffee to enjoy the taste, and warmth. So what’s in that cup of coffee that makes us feel that way? Many of us think there is no way there could be a health benefit, and some believe that coffee affects your health in a negative way. Read More…

Smoked Salmon for Health

Smoked salmon is a nutritious source of protein and other nutrients. According to Pamela D. Tom and Paul G. Olin of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) salmon is the second most consumed fish in the U.S., and it’s one of the richest sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acid offers several cardiovascular benefits, including lowering your risk of heart disease and improving your cholesterol levels. The most widely-available types of salmon in the U.S. include Atlantic and wild Pacific salmon varieties. Salmon can be prepared by hot or cold smoking the fish. Read More…

A Basic Exercise Guide for Adults

This post is a summary of an exercise guide written for men and women ages 18 to 64 and is based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This important guide explains how any type of physical activity is beneficial to our health, and it’s a good read for anyone looking to improve their health by exercising. This includes activities such as brisk walking, running, dancing, swimming and more. Resistance training is also beneficial in building muscle mass.exercise for adults Read More…

The Health Benefits of Coffee are Seemingly Endless

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I’ve read a lot over the past year about the positive health benefits that coffee brings to the table. I wrote a post about awhile back profiling some of the health benefits of coffee where I point out how coffee can actually be considered a very healthy drink. Coffee’s health benefits still amaze me today, and I’ve recently heard in the news and in several magazine articles about more studies conducted that point to even more positive results that a little old cup ‘o joe can have on your body. Read More…

The Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice

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When talking about healthy drinks, it doesn’t get much healthier than pomegranate juice. Compared to green tea, red wine, acai juice and others, pomegranate juice contains far more antioxidants. So what exactly does this mean?…Supplementing about 8 ounces of pomegranate juice into your daily diet can greatly improve your overall health in several different ways. Read More…

Boost Your Metabolism: 10 Tips

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People are always looking for ways that they can boost their metabolism…why you ask? Well, if you raise your metabolism, your body can burn fat more efficiently. Metabolism has to do with how efficiently your body burns fuel (food), and it’s related to various enzymes and hormones in your body and how they work together, yada yada yada. So how can you boost your metabolism so that you can burn off some of that excess fat? Here’s some tips that I’ve compiled… Read More…

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