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Has The Science Of Weight Loss Learned Anything In The Last Ten Years?

August 7, 2019

About two out of three adults are either overweight or obese. It’s not a particularly flattering statistic, but if you adopt the definition of “overfat” which takes into consideration the ratio of muscle to fat, more than 90 of us probably weigh more than we should. Practically everyone walking around today is a shadow of their actual physical potential. Lifted from our natural habitats, the majority of people have no reason to move, build muscle and learn fat. Why bother…

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How to Deal with Going Back to Reality After Spring Break?

June 4, 2019

by Sally Norton (Alejandra’s Life Guest Author)   Going back to reality after spring break is difficult, but we have to adapt anyway. If you had plans to relocate during your spring break, don’t forget on your moving day! Enjoy your spring break but also prepare for the moving day that’s coming. Instead of panicking, which most of us do, when you realize that you have so many things to do and so little time, you should try to organize…

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Are You Sabotaging Your Sleep with Your Diet?

March 27, 2019

You have far more control over the quality (and quantity) of your sleep than you might think. If you have trouble falling asleep, an adjustment to your diet and personal habits could make a difference. Trouble staying asleep? Changes in diet can help there too. Your brain adjusts your sleep cycle according to behavioural patterns, giving you the control to get a full seven to nine hours of sleep. Sleep Influences Food Choices Food and sleep have a strong connection…

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Grow your Own – 5 skin treatments you can grow for your child

May 15, 2018

Chamomile – Chamomile flowers have been used for thousands of years to soothe the skin and treat minor skin problems, such as sunburn. Make some fresh chamomile tea from organic chamomile flowers and wash the skin with it or give it to your child to drink to relieve him or her from a stomach acheand/or insomnia. Chamomile tea is very soothing and is great at helping children sleep, especially if they are the restless types and/or cry a lot.  …

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Women’s Wellness: Girls, Are You Looking After Yourselves As You Should?

May 14, 2018

Let’s be honest- we all know that men are from Mars and Women are from Venus! We might be the same species, but the way our brains and bodies work are completely different. Living an active and healthy lifestyle is something we should all be doing, regardless of gender- however as women we do have different health needs to our male counterparts. As women, we often put everyone else’s needs above our own as we tend to be the natural…

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My Healthy Kitchen (myhk) at home

June 26, 2017

Not running away, from the subject, from all the food shows I have been, The fact is that this past 3 months have been insane… not only while traveling so much but with many other things, specially in terms on how many delicious things I have been trying, either at home or out and about. One thing I have to appreciate is: Thank Goodness for those foodie brands that deliver at home!! Specially with fresh vegetables and ready to eat!…

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