Tip: Eating Better, Living Better

A simple fact is those who eat better, live better.

Eat Better, Live BetterMuch of our adult lives are spent eating and sleeping, so we might as well enjoy it, right?  Research also shows that adults who sleep better, manage their stress better, and enjoy more satisfying sex live longer and healthier.  Do I have your attention?  A simple fact is those who eat better, live better.

For a food to qualify as a “superfood” it should:

  • be nutrient dense (provide nutrition with fewer calories)
  • contain nutrients that have been proven to be beneficial
  • more natural (its original state) vs. manufactured
  • be satisfying and taste good
  • be able to be prepared in a variety of ways
  • contain no harmful ingredients to your health

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Tip: Celebrating Success

As you create health and wellness goals for yourself, focusing on your successes will create momentum towards your goals.

Focus on SuccessAs you create health and wellness goals for yourself, focusing on your successes will create momentum towards your goals.

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Tip: Breaking Bad Habits – Making Small Changes

Making small changes can add up to a big difference in your health over time.

Changing Health HabitsAs we come to the end of another year, here are several quotes to ponder from Peter McWilliams, Life 101:

“Pain (any pain–emotional, physical, mental) has a message. The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories: “We would be more alive if we did more of this,” and, “Life would be more lovely if we did less of that.” Once we get the pain’s message, and follow its advice, the pain goes away.”

“The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.”

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Tip: Symptoms of Zinc Deficiency

Zinc is the single most nutritional deficiency in North America.

Healthy Whole GrainsZinc is the single most nutritional deficiency in North America.  Symptoms of Zinc deficiency are weakened immune system, impaired wound healing, poor fetal development and reduced sexual potency in men.

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