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  • 5 Yoga Poses To Help Relieve 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...
  • What You Need To know About 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...
  • Understanding Eating Disorders

    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...
  • Discussing an Eating Disorder with Your 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....
  • Eating Disorders: Talking to a Nutritionist

    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 Parental Guide for Eating Disorders

    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...
  • Eating Disorder Treatment as an Inpatient Vs. an 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...
  • Avoid These 5 Bodybuilding Supplements

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 5 Ways to Stay Fit at the Office

    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...
  • Workouts to Improve Back Mass and Strength

    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,...
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    9 Foods That Will Make Your Hair Healthy

    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...
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    11 Reasons Why Fat Shaming Affects Our 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...
  • 5 Yoga Poses To Help 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...
  • 6 Causes of High Cholesterol

    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...
  • Putting Together Your Diabetes Diet To Make It Work

    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...
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    9 Reasons Gymtimidation Exists

    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...
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    Motivational 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...
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    Read This Before You Try A 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...
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    Pros and Cons of the Paleo Diet

    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...
  • Running in Cold Weather – 6 Great Tips

    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...
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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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    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...
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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...
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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Quick Paleo Strawberry Crepes

    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...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, No Bake Paleo Key Lime Cheesecake

    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...
  • Over Easy Egg Salad, paleo diet, paleo recipes

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Apple Chips

    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...
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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...
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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...
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    8 Ways to Combat Health Problems Due to Aging

    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...
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    Best & Worst Foods for a 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...
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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...
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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...
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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....