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5 Habits of People Who Lost 30 pounds (and kept it off)

If you had to guess, how many people do you think you know who have ever gone on a diet? It’s a funny question, isn’t it? When you think about it like that, you realize that at one time or another, almost everybody you know has told you that they need to take off a pound or two. You’d have to tally up the numbers of almost everybody ... Read More »

Top 8 Foods That Reduce Stress (Skip the Wine and Ice Cream)

Everybody has their favorite comfort food. Usually, it's whatever we were given as children when we were sad, or sick. Sometimes it's the food that was used as part of a family celebration. Unfortunately, most of the foods that we tend to think of as comfort foods are not very healthy. They're high in fat and sugar and can lead to ... Read More »

Top 9 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Stroke affects about 800,000 people in the United States every year. It happens when the brain stops getting the blood that it needs. This causes brain cells to die. Once this happens, the abilities that those cells were responsible for are lost. Strokes can be minor or they can be catastrophic depending on how much brain tissue is ... Read More »

Salt and Sodium (what’s the difference?)

You know that too much sodium can harm your health. And if you’re like most people, you think that salt and sodium are the same things. That’s not true. Sodium is a mineral that has an impact on the human body. Salt is a chemical compound that contains sodium. There’s a big difference! If you’re trying to cut down on sodium, it’s ... Read More »

6 Reasons Carbs are Not Your Enemy

Ever tried a fad diet? If so, you’ve probably heard that carbohydrates are your enemy. Not only is this scientifically untrue, but it’s the fodder of yo-yo dieting for a reason- it’s not sustainable. Carbohydrates are not the enemy- if anything, they can be your best friend. If you want to have a balanced diet with long-term weight ... Read More »

The Best Detox Tonic You Can Make

This Detox Tonic can heal so many ailments going on in your body. In today's video, I'm going to show you how to make a detox tonic. This tonic can help boost your immunity and brain function. Detox Tonic Recipe 1 cup chopped fresh turmeric 1 cup chopped fresh ginger Bring 1/2 gallon to 1 gallon of water to a boil Put the chopped turmeric ... Watch Video »

Stop Beating Yourself Up

Today we're going to talk about how to stop beating yourself up. I'm going to show you some tips and tricks to love yourself again and start believing in your potential. Yours in health and happiness, Danette P.S. Please share this with a loved one who could use this message and I want to hear from you too in the comments below! ... Watch Video »

You Know Abour Yogurt and Kefir, but Have You Heard of Skyr?

You probably already know that some dairy foods have health benefits for most people. Research has even shown that it can help you keep your weight in check. Eating dairy can trim the size of your waist, increase your lean muscle mass and lower body fat mass. So where do you get your dairy? Are you a regular Greek yogurt eater? Do ... Read More »

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

The amount of protein that you need depends on who you are and how physically active you are. According to the US Department of Agriculture, men and women over the age of 19 should get at least 0.37 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day. That means a woman who is 140 pounds should get at least 51.8 grams of protein, which ... Read More »

How To Cool Down After A Workout

In today's video I'm going to go over how to do a proper cool down after any workout. A proper cool down will help you reduce injuries, reduce muscle soreness, and help sustain yourself to work harder, faster, stronger. Yours in health and happiness, Danette P.S. Please share this video with your friends and don't forget to leave me ... Watch Video »