• Yoga for Lower Back Pain

    People with back pain have tried all sorts of medication in vain, not realizing it is not the necessary treatment in most cases. A good alternative is yoga, which moves the muscles into shape and makes them function better. It’s an ancient practice, but nowadays it is one of the most common forms of exercise that comes with a number of health benefits including sleep aid, boosting your immunity, fighting stress, and improving your sexual life. Your health and fitness should be a priority...
  • Eating Disorders

    You’ve probably heard all about eating disorders and the horrific effects they can have on the people who suffer from them. There are a few things you should probably know about eating disorders though; if you or someone you love could be suffering from one. Remember that eating disorders are never about attention. They are mental diseases that can completely over take someone’s life. It doesn’t matter if they are the smartest person you’ve ever met, or the most blessed, everyone is at just...
  • Eating Disorders Information

    An Overview of Eating Disorders An eating disorder is a broad term used to describe problematic eating habits that typically result in malnutrition and either excessive weight loss or gain depending upon the specific form. While eating disorders have physical impacts and consequences for affected individuals, the underlying causes are typically psychological and emotional in nature. There are a number of specific eating disorders with varying characteristics, causes, and symptoms; however, not all eating disorders are recognized as specific psychological disorders by medical manuals....
  • Eating Disorder and Family

    Admitting to your family that you’re struggling with an eating disorder is difficult, but opening up to your closest loved ones can make the recovery process much easier. If you’re unsure of how you should start this conversation with your relatives, use these suggestions to navigate through any potential difficulties. Practice beforehand While you can’t predict how the entire conversation may go, you can rehearse how you want to introduce the subject. When the time actually comes, it’s likely that you’ll be nervous, and practicing...
  • Eating Disorders Treatments

    Eating disorders are difficult to combat because they incorporate psychological and physical roots. However, they are treatable with the proper guidance and determination. If you suffer from one of the three common types of eating disorder—anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating—and have decided to seek help on your own or as a part of a support program, there are certain topics and questions you’ll want to ask. As well, you should be prepared to answer questions thoroughly and honestly. Special Qualifications It’s a good idea to...
  • Eating Disorders in Children

    No parent wants to consider the possibility that his or her child has an eating disorder, but this dangerous condition is on the rise among young people, and it’s important that you know what to do if it strikes within your family. Thankfully, there are numerous effective treatments for dealing with an eating disorder. This guide was designed to show you what options are available to you as a parent if your child is suffering from this condition. Here is a look at the...
  • Eating Disorders: Inpatient VS Outpatient

    In a culture that has become increasingly focused on unrealistic body standards, eating disorders such as bulimia, binge eating, and anorexia are more prevalent than ever before. In addition to having devastating physical effects, they also present many psychological and emotional challenges for both patients and their families. While some people refuse to accept the seriousness of their disorder, others, fortunately, seek help at eating disorder treatment centers. Some of these programs are inpatient, in which residents live on-site for 30, 60, or even...
  • Bodybuilding Supplements to Avoid

    Are you the kind of person who spends three hours in the gym every day and still can’t manage to get the bulging muscles you’re looking for? If so, there’s a good chance that you’ve considered using supplements to increase your progress. While there are some great products out there, you should make careful decisions about the ones you choose. Lots of them are a massive waste of money and may have a detrimental effect on your health. Here is a look at five bodybuilding...
  • Arm Workouts for Main Muscle Groups

    Whether you want to tone and define your arms to gain confidence in sleeveless tops or you are working to increase your overall muscle mass, you will need to work out all of the major muscle groups in your arms. It is important to balance your arm workouts to include both the back and front muscles in order to build out the whole arm. In extreme circumstances, imbalances in your arm muscles can lead to physical injuries, because the underworked muscle will be forced...
  • Fast Ab Workouts for Core Strength

    Exercising your core is essential for having strong abdominal and back muscles. You need these muscles for everyday tasks, from lifting a child to carrying your groceries to maintaining good posture at your desk. While most people may think that dreaded crunches are the only way to exercise your abs, there are actually many different types of exercises that will give your core a good workout. Here are some quick and easy examples. Sliding Pike For this exercise, you will need a non-carpeted floor and a...
  • Office Workout Tips

    It’s estimated that around 60% of the population spends at least six hours each day sitting down, and one of the driving forces behind this statistic is the fact that many people work office jobs. Being seated for so long each day contributes to a whole host of negative effects that include increased risks for heart attack, cancer, and obesity. Fortunately, you don’t have to be confined to a life of poor health just because of your desk job. These tips will help you...
  • Back Mass Workouts

    The biggest mistakes that people typically make in their back workouts are focusing on the wrong exercises and focusing on high-rep training, rather than high-weight training. If you hope to add mass and strength to your back muscles, you should instead focus on lifting heavy weights with low repetitions, as well as focus on back exercises that safely allow for progressive overload. Here are some examples of exercises that are good for strengthening and defining the muscles in your back. Dead Lift This is...
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    Healthy Hair Foods

    Is your hair damaged from a poor dye job? Is it limp and needing some volume and shine? If you’re looking for ways to fix your ‘do in a natural way, check out these foods you can incorporate into your diet easily! Strawberries These are rich in ascorbic acid which aid your body’s amino acid production. Amino acids are a key factor for strong hair. Lucky, it’s a strawberry season! Flax seeds They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, giving you shiny healthy hair....
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    Fat Shaming Affects Health

    It seems like everyone is talking about fat these days. The news says that fat in our foods is making us unhealthy. Doctors and health shows tell us that being overweight is detrimental to our health. The media post pictures of thin, athletic celebrities, putting them on a pedestal for being people of wealth and beauty. Nutritional supplements and special diets designed to make everyone slender are everywhere. Although being aware of our bodies and our health is wise, there is a point in...
  • Yoga To Relieve Stress

    Yoga is one of the best stress relievers on the market. This practice combines the stretching your body needs to relieve tight muscles with deep breathing that can calm the mind. Try these poses to get some much needed relief! If you don’t have the time or space to sprawl out, the positions that require sitting on the floor can be easily modified so you can do them seated at a desk. Gazing Rotation To perform this position, sit on the floor cross legged and...
  • High Cholesterol Causes

    Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is vital to the regulatory functions of the human body. It is found in your blood and helps in the building of healthy cells and making hormones in your body. High cholesterol in your body, however, can have an adverse impact on your heart and health in general. In the long run, this can lead to several heart diseases. This is due to deposits of fat building up in an individual’s blood vessels which in turn leads to...
  • Diabetes Diet

    Diabetes is a condition that has become the focus of many health experts. Be that as it may, the fact that this condition is caused as a result of sedentary lifestyles makes it easier for it to be managed. One such way is following a diabetes diet. The essence of this diet is foods that control the level of blood sugar. One advantage with the diabetes diet is that as opposed to other meal plans that follow strict meal patterns, the diabetes diet is fairly easy...
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    Gymtimidation

    Let’s face it, gyms are perfect places to work out, pump up, and get in shape. A gym gives access to all sorts of expensive, heavy duty equipment that would not only take up a ton of space in your home but remove a ton of cash from your wallet. They boast personal trainers to help you get fit, offer classes for every level and coordinate weight loss programs. Hitting the gym is also a great way to meet like-minded partners and buddies who...
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    Fitness Trends

    The fitness craze started many years ago and has, indeed, had a major revival in recent years. Nowadays, it is more common to visit a fitness center than to avoid one. They are not just for the young and hip anymore; people of all ages are flocking to the gym to get in shape and stay healthy. Different fitness trends have always come and gone, and now some new motivational fitness trends are sweeping the nation and prompting even more people to join fitness...
  • Paleo Diet

    Paleo Diet

    You’ve probably heard the words “Paleo Diet” floating around recently as it’s stealing the attention of “health nuts” while simultaneously creating controversial chatter. So, what exactly is the Paleo Diet, you may ask? Let’s get the facts straight and break it down so you can decide if it’s the diet for you. Paleo Diet History The Paleolithic Diet goes by many names: Paleo Diet, Caveman Diet, or Stone Age Diet, to name a few. It mainly consists of eating the food that was available...
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    Paleo Diet Pros and Cons

    You may have heard about or even followed the Paleo diet; it is a diet that encourages individuals to eat as their ancestors did. Its main concept is that humans evolved on different diets compared to today’s diets. Diets back then ensued that one is leaner, fitter, stronger and healthier; these are the qualities Paleo diet aims at restoring in the lives of any individual who uses it. The Paleo diet has quite an appeal since it has numerous promises, from clearer skin to...
  • Cold Weather Running

    Running when it’s warm and sunny out is an easy feat. It’s running during the colder months that is the true test of a runner. Instead of sticking to the treadmill for 6 months or giving up running all together, try my personally tested cold weather tips. Figure out your layers. Sounds obvious, right? Well, learning the proper way to layer takes a few uncomfortable runs in the chilly air to figure out. After several attempts at running in a sweatshirt, I’ve learned it’s...
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    Grilled Paleo Pizza

    There’s nothing in the world quite like sitting back and enjoying a good slice of pizza. While diet restrictions make pizza public enemy number one for many, Paleo dieters can now rejoice with this fantastic recipe to get them back into deep dish heaven! With this recipe, you can customize your pizza with whatever Paleo ingredients you’d like as you go back to a time when you and pizza were good buddies. Whether you’re a six or sixteen-topping type of person, once you have...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Paleo Roasted Beet Soup

    Paleo Roasted Beet Soup

    Beet soup may be a snap to make, but one spoonful of this tastes anything but simplistic. This Paleo approved roasted beet soup has layers of flavor and is equally scrumptious whether you want to enjoy it hot or cold! The beet gives this beautiful looking dish its beautifully rich color and hearty taste, balanced with spices of garam masala and a pinch of garlic. It’s a must-try for any Paleo dieter! Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 3 large beets, cut into ½ inch pieces 2...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Avocado Spicy Mayo Patties

    Paleo Avocado Spicy Mayo Patties

    Have you been searching for the opportunity to introduce your Paleo diet with the barbecue? Look no further because it doesn’t have to be Summer to fire up the old grill to add a little backyard flavor to your kitchen! Invite your friends over and wow your guests with this homemade gem. For your non-Paleo pals, burger buns may be able to turn this into a “real burger” but this spicy avocado patty will steal the show with or without a bun! Ingredients Burgers 2 lbs...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Blackberry Roll Ups

    Blackberry Roll-Ups

    These blackberry roll-ups may emulate the favorite fruit snacks we all grew up loving, but here we have a homemade, Paleo, and grown up version for everybody to enjoy. The burst of the mint gives it a more sophisticated flavor while the amount of honey can be modified as well to adjust the sweetness of this easy to make snack! This tasty treat is not only unprocessed but contains zero preservatives! Ready to take a nostalgic stroll down memory lane? Serves: 8 Ingredients 1...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Paleo Avocado Tuna Salad

    Paleo Avocado Tuna Salad

    We’re always on the lookout for fun and exciting new salad recipes, especially for Paleo dieters looking for something new. This tuna salad is a five ingredient recipe nutrient-packed and perfect for those in a rush or needing a quick fix! Chances are you have all these ingredients already around your kitchen,  but best of all, the avocado doubles as a bowl, which means no cleanup for you! Ingredients 1 avocado 1 lemon, juiced, to taste 1 tbsp chopped onion, to taste 5 ounces cooked or...
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    Quick and Easy Paleo Salads

    Despite contrary to popular belief that Paleo diets are primarily high in protein and fat vegetables play a vital role in the diet, particularly in salads. Paleo-based salads can be a fun and creative way of getting your daily vegetable intake while providing your body with the antioxidants and Omega-3 fatty acids it needs. Head out to your local farmer’s market to pick up the freshest produce and maybe give one of these two Paleo salads a shot the next time you’re feeling adventurous. Summer...
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    Paleo Nachos

    Nachos are the classic mid-day snack to keep you sane before dinner or a great spread to put out while watching the game. Finally, this paleo-inspired rendition replaces the traditional corn-based, salt covered tortilla chips with homemade sweet potato chips! Still loaded with toppings and fun flavors, we transform this once not-so-healthy snack into one equally as delicious while substantially better for you! While we think we cover all the bases with this recipe, if you feel like adding something else to your nachos...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, 4 Ingredient Brownies

    4-Ingredient Brownies

    These brownies are protein-packed and, best of all, incredibly easy to make because there are only four ingredients! Better still, you can eat these completely guilt-free due to their wholesome ingredients. Forget the idea of brownies only as a dessert. These easy-to-make marvels are a great breakfast option if you’re rushing out the door in the morning! Casein, Vega or another plant-based powder work especially well. Ingredients 2 cups of mashed bananas (about six medium-sized, overripe bananas) 1 cup of almond or cashew butter ½ cup...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Paleo Double Chocolate Cake

    Paleo Double Chocolate Cake

    Is there anything better in the world than a moist and delicious chocolate cake? How about one that you’re allowed to have while dieting? Thanks to alternatives that fall under a Paleo diet, the days of being health conscious while not being allowed to partake in your favorite desserts are a thing of the past! This recipe literally lets you have your cake and eat it too! Ingredients Chocolate Cake 1 cup almond flour ½ cup raw cacao powder ¼ cup coconut flour, sifted...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Keto Chocolate Popsicles

    Keto Chocolate Popsicles

    These keto-approved chocolatey treats are the perfect way to be healthy conscious while cooling yourself down on a hot summer’s day. Before you glance down at the ingredients and freak out or become incredibly confused – yes, these popsicles contain avocado! Firstly, avocado is a keto diet staple that, believe it or not, works oddly well when used in desserts. Most noteworthy, especially so when in combination with chocolate. Even if you’re not an avid avocado lover, you won’t even notice they’re there! They...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Green Tea Fudge

    Green Tea Fudge

    Green tea and chocolate lovers unite! If you’re even a little bit obsessed with matcha tea, not to mention chocolate, you’ll likely find these green tea fudge bars revolutionary. Even though they’re arguably healthier for you than standard chocolate, you’ll also probably end up eating relatively less due to their rich flavor. These are a perfect pick-me-up snack when you’re feeling tired and peckish mid-day. Consequently, they’ll be sure to give you a bit of an energy boost! The best part is, they’re part...
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    Paleo Strawberry Crepes

    Looking for a Paleo recipe that’s as quick and easy to make as it is delicious to enjoy? Finally, here’s a 15-minute crepes recipe for a swift Paleo treat that is sure to satisfy every sweet tooth! These crepes aren’t just Paleo approved but also dairy, grain, and gluten free. Therefore these are a tasty treat everyone can enjoy! Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients Strawberry Sauce 8oz quartered strawberries 2 tbsp coconut sugar 1...
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    No Bake Paleo Key Lime Cheesecake

    The words “no bake Paleo key lime cheesecake” in one sentence almost sounds too good to be true, right? While this recipe might take some extra time and effort to execute, it is more than worth it! The use of lime seems like it virtually transports you to a sunnier place, while the crust is deceiving – you’ll be surprised just how much protein and fiber of slice has. You’ll probably be going back for a second slice the minute you’re done your first!...
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    Paleo Over Easy Egg Salad

    Start your day off right with a solid meal full of protein and healthy fats! This egg salad recipe is a super quick, easy go-to breakfast option when you’re either running low on Paleo morning meal ideas or have been procrastinating picking up groceries for the week. Feel free to make the eggs in this recipe any way you like them, but over easy eggs work particularly well. Consequently, the runny yolks mixed with the oils and seasoning on top of your greens creates...
  • Kale Chips and Paleo Garlic Aioli, paleo diet, paleo recipes,

    Kale Chips and Paleo Garlic Aioli

    Adopting a Paleo lifestyle is a healthy change, yet consequently, it can become difficult to find foods which follow the guidelines of the diet. We know how hard it can be to discover snack foods that not only adhere to your Paleo diet but also are both tasty and filling. First of all, kale chips are one of the best superfood snacks you can eat. Secondly, this Paleo approved garlic aioli recipe makes it all the better! Get ready to get dipping with this...
  • Homemade Breakfast Patties, Paleo Diet, Paleo Recipes

    Paleo Homemade Breakfast Patties

    These breakfast patties are not only easily made from home but are totally delicious! Maybe feel free to skimp on the red cayenne peppers and crushed red pepper flakes if you’re looking for a more mild flavor to start your day. Although, if it’s spice you crave when waking up your body in the morning, by all means, follow the recipe or perhaps even add a little more! These homemade patties can be served alone or paired with another of your favorite breakfast food staples...
  • Pizza Quiches, Paleo Diet, Paleo Recipes

    Paleo Pizza Quiches

    Finally… you can now eat pizza for breakfast without being judged with this exciting recipe for pizza quiches! Best of all it’s completely healthy, part of a paleo diet, and therefore leaves you with zero feelings of guilt. These pizza quiches make a tasty treat for breakfast or a delicious snack to take with you on the go. It’s the best of both worlds, everything you love about pizza combined with all there is to love about quiche. Furthermore, if you don’t manage to...
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    Paleo Superfood Smoothie Bowl

    Smoothie bowls have become a hot trending topic, and rightly so. First of all, they’re packed with superfood but also have become a genuinely unique form of art. See for yourself and get some great ideas here. A smoothie bowl full of delicious superfoods is exactly what you need to charge you up for the day. For starters, these bowls are a huge contributor to your levels of energy and focus. Not only that, they’re a blast to make. You can go crazy with toppings...
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    Paleo Peach Parfait

    Who doesn’t love a parfait? Thankfully not all parfaits have to be loaded with ice cream, chocolate, and other ingredients that aren’t as good for a healthy lifestyle. Instead, some come in much healthier, paleo options, such as this recipe for a delicious peach parfait! Not only that, but you can easily make it from home! Prep time: 1 hour 15 min Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 1.5 hours Serves: 2-4 Ingredients Yogurt layers: 2 tbsp raw honey Squeeze of lemon juice 2½ tbsp grass...
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    Paleo Greek Salad with Cauliflower

    As all paleo dieters know, cauliflower can replace many processed, starch-based foods. As well as rice, orzo, and quinoa, riced cauliflower is a new surefire must have paleo fans will love. Together with other ingredients for  this Greek salad recipe, cauliflower is a super refreshing snack or quick lunch during the day! Not to mention, it’s good for you! Ingredients 2 cups riced cauliflower 1/2 cucumber, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1 large tomato, diced 1 tbsp dill 1 large garlic clove, minced 1/4...
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    Paleo Apple Chips

    This recipe might be the most simple snack you’ll ever make. It consists of two ingredients, although it could technically be one because apple chips are flavourful enough on their own without cinnamon! Not only is this paleo, but they meet most people’s dietary requirements. This means you should make lots and share away! These apple chip snacks should be made ahead of time, and are perfect to make when you have a weekend at home. That way they’ll be ready for the weekdays ahead! Ingredients...
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    Paleo Plantain Chips

    If you’re paleo, you might become slightly obsessed with this quick plantain chip recipe. It has an uncanny resemblance to your average potato chip, but believe it or not, are infinitely healthier! You’re also making them in the comfort of your very own kitchen, so you’ll know exactly what’s in them! These chips pair perfectly with guacamole or salsa. Additionally, by substituting sea salt seasoning for chipotle powder or paprika you can spice these babies up a bit! Ingredients 2 green plantains, peeled 1/2 cup...
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    Paleo Berry Lemon Gummies

    Once you start making these gummies, there’s no going back! You’re going to want to start mass producing them in crazy flavors and colors, and you won’t be able to stop! Seriously, though, these berry lemon gummies are the epitome of chewy candy. They balance the sweetness of the berry flavor with the sourness of the lemon! And somehow, these gummies are good for you, containing protein and collagen! How can you go wrong? Enjoy making these snacks in fun-shaped molds, or have simple...
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    Aging Health Problems

    We all get older, it’s just the way things go. But when speaking about aging, we aren’t just talking about a number. Many factors contribute to the aging process, including our body’s susceptibility to wear and tear and basic functioning capabilities. We begin to notice aging catching up with us as every facet of our bodies is affected on a daily basis. It can change things like how prone we are to disease such as and increase in older individual’s susceptibility to illnesses like Alzheimer’s,...
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    Type 2 Diabetes Diet

    Everyone worries about whether or not they are eating the right things. Whether you have specific weight-loss goals or are just looking to be healthier, a good, healthy diet can impact every aspect of your life. Diet is an especially big concern for those of us who have type 2 diabetes and need to make sure we are managing it correctly. Maintaining a healthy diabetes diet is critical to effectively manage your blood sugar levels and keep your body healthy. With all of the advice...
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    Paleo Orange Cherry Scones

    If oranges and cherries aren’t quite your thing, you can replace the orange zest and dried cherries with other fruit, nuts, or other personal favorites (i.e. cherry pecan, blueberry almond, cinnamon date, or chocolate chunk). However, experiment to your heart’s content. Keep in mind, though, these orange cherry scones pair particularly well with green tea or your favorite blend of coffee. Scones are best when straight out of the oven, so feel free to freeze some of your dough and save it for when...
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    Paleo Breakfast Sandwich

    All in all, this recipe is exactly what you need if you often find yourself skipping breakfast in the morning and looking for something quick and easy to make, like a breakfast sandwich. As a matter of fact, considering how versatile this “made from scratch” breakfast sandwich is, you’re bound to improvise and use up whatever you have in your fridge that day. Even if you’re not a breakfast lover, you’re about to be converted. Indeed, you’ll find yourself stepping away from your “hard...
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    Paleo Bacon Zucchini Egg Nests

    Although zucchinis are pretty much found year-round for the most, zucchini peak season is fast-approaching. Naturally, it makes sense to incorporate zucchini into the long list of recipes we intend to make. Plus, this zucchini egg nests recipe also gives you another opportunity to break out your beloved spiralizer. Hooray! And obviously, who doesn’t love edible egg nests?! Ingredients 4 cups zucchini noodles 4 slices bacon ½ cup grated Asiago cheese 4 eggs Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions First of all, cut your bacon...