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How To Lose Weight When You Are Insulin Resistant

How To Lose Weight When You Are Insulin Resistant

diabetesIf you think your biggest problem losing weight is all about your will power, you might be right. However, I find that there’s a lot more valid reasons than that. Sometimes, it’s lack of knowledge and knowing how to eat healthy. Other times, a thwarted effort to lose weight occurs because of a metabolic problem or a precursor, such as being insulin resistant, leaving you hungry and tired all the time.

Insulin resistance causes people to struggle with weight loss.

Insulin helps control blood sugar levels and provides energy to cells. It also helps control fat storage. If you have higher levels of sugar in your blood, the body sends more insulin to deal with it. When your body is working right, it sends that energy into the cells, where it’s used as fuel. If it’s not working properly, that sugar never enters the cells and instead, it’s stored into fat cells. Your body still needs fuel, but there’s none there, no matter how much you eat, so you continue to eat and your body continues to store those calories as fat.

Eat healthy.

Besides eating tons of vegetables, particularly dark green leafy ones, add some fruit to the mix. The fiber in both and all the nutrients will help you take a step in a healthier direction. Skip starchy vegetables like peas, potatoes and corn. Also skip canned fruit packed in sugar. Go for more fiber in your diet, so almonds, black beans and oatmeal should be on your menu. Also choose a diet with more lean protein like chicken, fish and nut butter. You might not think that you’ll lose weight if you eat fat, but that’s not true when it’s healthy fat in moderate portions, such as butter from grass fed cows.

Avoid trans fats and simple carbs like the plague.

What are simple carbs? Those are ones that are easy to digest, such as sugar, Let’s not forget sugary drinks, while we’re at it. People often forget to count what they drink and continue with a sugary cola or two a day, when switching it out for water could help them shed pounds far faster. Don’t even consider diet drinks. Recent studies show they actually put weight on around your middle with visceral fat and exacerbate metabolic problems. Healthy fats should be part of your diet, but never trans fats, even if you’re not overweight or insulin resistant.

  • If you’re overweight, but not suffering serious health problems, it may be because you have a high personal fat threshold—the amount of fat you can have before health problems, such as hypertension or inflammatory diseases occur.
  • Studies show that a program of regular exercise can also help eliminate insulin resistance. Exercise helps move sugar into the muscles while boosting insulin sensitivity.
  • Adding spices to your cooking, like fenugreek seeds, turmeric, ginger and garlic to the diet helps. Including cinnamon in your daily diet also helps. It’s known to reduce blood sugar and increase insulin sensitivity.
  • Get more sleep and reduce the amount of stress in your life also helps. Consider taking meditation classes or working out at the gym. The first helps reduce stress and exercise burns off the hormones created by stress, while also promoting sleep.

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Essential Oils For Tightening Skin

Essential Oils For Tightening Skin

lavendar oilDid you just have a baby or lose a ton of weight? That can leave your skin looking saggy and baggy. You can opt for expensive creams that often contain natural ingredients and few ingredients that sound like they come from a chemistry set. If you’re not ready to shell over a lot of money or simply want to ensure that what you put on your skin is pure and natural, try using essential oils for tightening skin. Using cold pressed or steam distilled essential oils provide plant extracts that offer healing benefits.

Try the relaxing lavender oil mixed with rosehip seed oil to tighten your skin.

Lavender oil is relaxing and can tighten skin, but it’ also antibacterial, good for acne, eczema and dry skin. It’s full of antioxidants, so it fights free radicals that create fine lines and wrinkles, just mix it with coconut oil to boost that power. It helps relieve inflammation, too. If you have dark spots on your skin or redness, lavender can also lessen the blotchiness and hyperpigmentation.

Loose skin tightens faster when there’s increased circulation.

The more improved your blood circulation is, the faster your body can regenerate the more elastic the skin becomes and the more the body can hydrate the skin…making it more supple. Your skin will become tighter and wrinkles and scars will disappear. Consider combining the jasmine with sweet almond oil for the best results. You’ll control what goes on your skin, plus save money using essential oil treatments you create yourself.

Do you want to help repair you collagen to increase your skin’s elasticity?

Of course, you do. With that being said, consider mixing up a batch of geranium oil with Moroccan Argan oil to create an almost magical combination to help tighten skin. Not only does the geranium oil help repair collagen to tone sagging skin, it also helps with stretch marks, too. One teaspoon of the argan carrier oil to three drops of geranium oil.

  • Grape seed oil helps regenerate healthy skin cells. It also acts as a natural astringent, tightening skin. You can mix it with rosehip oil as a carrier oil and get the benefits of it as a natural moisturizer and collagen booster.
  • Neroli oil is great for tightening skin and even helping to hide scar tissue. Use four drops of it with two drops of rose essential oil and a tablespoon of sweet almond oil for a skin oil that will tighten your skin quickly.
  • If you want the ultimate in skin help, sandalwood should be on your list. Try mixing 4 drops of it with 2 drops of neroli oil and a tablespoon of avocado oil for a mixture that reduces wrinkles and tightens skin.
  • It doesn’t have to be Christmas to get out the Frankincense and Myrrh oil. Both not only tightens skin, they boosts new cell grown and increases elasticity. They also help oxygenate the skin. Exfoliate the skin and then apply a mixture of 5 drops of myrrh, 4 drops frankincense and a tablespoon of argan oil.

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Strength Training For Aging Bodies

Strength Training For Aging Bodies

Senior couple in gym working out, doing push upsEven if you have never worked out before, it’s never too late to start. There’s a lot of benefits from all types of training, strength, endurance, flexibility and balance, regardless of your age. In fact, strength training for aging bodies is extremely important and can help prevent not only muscle loss, but also loss of bone density. That makes bones porous and fragile, which also makes fractures more likely.

Strength training can help reduce the pain of osteoarthritis.

Resistance training—strength training—provides more benefits than just building muscles. It actually can help reduce joint pain. By keeping the muscles around the joints strong, it helps protect and support the joints, bringing more relief from pain. It aids in lubricating the joints and controls the swelling and pain that can occur. You might think that strength training would make the joints more painful, but quite the opposite is true. Not exercising actually increases the stiffness and pain from arthritis.

No matter what your age, you’ll get health benefits from strength training.

Strength training can help with weight loss, burning calories, while building muscles that boosts metabolism. It can help bring relief from back pain and like all types of exercise, help lift depression and burn off the hormones of stress. It improves glucose levels, decreasing the risk of type 2 diabetes. Studies show that strength training not only prevents sarcopenia—the wasting of muscle tissue after the age of the late 30s—it can prevent further damage from osteoporosis as well as some medications and may even reverse bone loss.

If you want to live your healthiest, you need to exercise on a regular basis.

You don’t have to get frail as you age. One study showed that when volunteers aged 61-80 who included strength training in their workout showed a reduction in their physical age of an average of five years and added 2.4 pounds of muscle tissue. It helped seniors improve their balance, reduced physical limitations, improved cognitive functioning and even reduces urinary incontinence in women by as much as 50%.

  • Strength training should be done two to three times a week. If you want the maximum benefits from strength training, you need to do it consistently. You shouldn’t do it two days in a row, since it doesn’t give your muscles time to repair damaged tissue.
  • If you want a better night’s sleep, start a program of exercise, which includes strength training. It can help you sleep sounder, which makes seniors more alert and improves mental functioning.
  • Progressive resistance training—strength training that consistently increases the level of difficulty—has been shown to make a significant difference for seniors for activities of daily living, such as bathing, eating and transferring from a chair.
  • You don’t have to wait until you’re a senior to start building muscles and protecting your health. You can start now with one of the programs we offer with Travel Trim.

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How Can Hormones Affect Your Health?

How Can Hormones Affect Your Health?

ice cream1Hormones affect your health for a very good reason. They are messengers that trigger a variety of functions throughout the body. When those messengers are balanced and functioning, everything in your body works properly. However, sometimes there are imbalances or damage to areas that create the hormones and that’s when health issue begin. Hormones play a role in everything from how much you weigh to the amount of energy you have. The right balance of hormones is necessary for both the body and the brain to operate at peak performance.

There are fifty different hormones created by the body.

While the heart, pancreas, kidneys and sexual glands make hormones, all other hormones are created by endocrine system that’s linked to the nervous system. The endocrine system includes the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenal and thymus glands. The system is intricate with some glands sending hormones that stimulate other glands to create even more hormones. Their functions regulate almost everything in the body. Since they control everything from the functioning of your muscles, kidneys and brain to your skin, you can see how important the proper balance is to your health.

Insulin is a hormone made in the pancreas that controls the amount of sugar in the blood.

Insulin helps determine whether your body is going to use the glucose for immediate energy or store it for later use. It keeps the blood sugar levels from skyrocketing and getting to high or dipping to low. Insulin unlocks the cells so the sugar can enter them to nourish them and give them energy. Consistently high insulin levels cause the cells to become insulin resistant. That triggers the pancreas to create even more insulin and eventually it can’t keep pace for the demand, gets worn out and the boy develops type 2 diabetes.

Stress creates hormones that make changes in your body.

You’ve probably heard of the fight or flight response. Did you realize all the changes that take place occur because of hormones? The response is started by a rush of hormones that activates the sympathetic nervous system. The sympathetic nervous system then triggers the release of catecholamines from the adrenal gland. These include adrenaline and noradrenaline. You’ve heard of the adrenaline rush that brings great strength, but it also increases breathing, blood pressure and heart rate. It sends blood to the brain, limbs and muscles and increases the clotting ability. Cortisol is one of the hormones released. If it’s not burned off by running or fighting, it can cause depression, mental illness, heart problems and even the accumulation of visceral fat—abdominal fat—the most dangerous to your health.

  • A vigorous workout can burn off the hormones of stress and put the body back to a healthy functioning level.
  • HGH—human growth hormone—helps build muscle tissue, but is also responsible for bone growth, body fluids and composition, heart functioning and more. It’s called the anti-aging hormone, which increases when you workout, especially using HIIT—high intensity interval training.
  • Need sleep, maybe you need serotonin. It helps you relax, but also controls memory, weight gain, mood regulation, memory and appetite.
  • Many of the problems of hormonal imbalance can be reversed with a healthy diet and program of regular exercise. Travel Trim has programs for both.

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Fat Loss Mistakes

Fat Loss Mistakes

running 2Losing weight is hard enough. Don’t make it harder by making these fat loss mistakes. One of the worse mistakes many people make is to starve themselves or use a radical low calorie diet that has no scientific backing and isn’t healthy to use for long periods of time. Whether it’s a cabbage soup diet or one that promotes a magical lemonade mix, it’s not healthy and can actually make you gain weight.

A fad diet can actually make you gain weight.

You can’t survive on the nutrients of these fad starvation diets for long and when you do, often you’ll gain more weight than you lost. Why? It’s because your body goes into starvation mode, which slows your metabolism and makes weight loss harder and weight gain easier. Most people also eat far more for a few days than they normally would have had they not dieted.

Doing tons of cardio isn’t the route to go either.

Cardio workouts, like running distances, will also make you make it more difficult. Cardio workouts burn a lot of calories and that’s good, except the calories come from both fat tissue and lean muscle tissue. Muscle tissue requires more calories for maintenance than fat tissue does, so the more you have, the more calories you burn 24/7. Reducing the amount of muscle tissue via cardio/endurance workouts, can actually slow your metabolism. It’s better to have a well rounded exercise program. Strength training is best for weight loss because it builds muscle tissue as it burns fat.

Thinking you can out-exercise a bad diet.

One of the biggest mistakes I see many people make is to think they can shed weight with just exercise alone. Great bodies start in the kitchen, not the gym. Although both the gym and kitchen are important. A Big Mac, large fries and large soft drink are approximately 1330 calories. It would take about three hours of rigorous exercise to burn that many calories and working out that long isn’t a good idea.

  • Watch out for special “low fat” or diet food. It’s often not as low calorie as you think. When fat is removed, it’s replaced with extra sugar to make it palatable. Food with healthy fat at also leaves you feeling fuller longer so you’ll eat less later.
  • What you eat also makes a big difference. Don’t just focus on salads, unless they have some protein. Just like healthy fat, protein is important. Foods high in protein fill you up, reduce your appetite and increases your metabolism rate.
  • Watch what you drink, as well as what you eat. One can of soft drink can be over 100 calories and it contains no nutrients. Drink water and use that hundred calories for delicious, nutritious food.
  • If you’re not sure what to eat to lose weight, we can help. Switching to healthy eating isn’t dieting and can help you keep weight off permanently.

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Ways To Relieve Stress

stairsWhen you feel like you’re head is an active volcano and about to blow, it’s time to take a few minutes to relieve stress. Sure, you may be busy, but by taking time immediately, you’ll get more done in less time after you do. You’ll also have fewer mistakes and be happier with your results. That’s because stress can impact your ability to see things clearly and make good decisions. You actually take longer to get tasks finished when you’re under stress. Finding a way to relieve that stress not only affects your productivity, it affects your health.

Exercise is the best way to reduce long term stress.

Whether you start your workout at the break of dawn or workout after work, you’ll get long term benefits and one of those is reducing stress. Stress triggers the fight or flight response by signaling your brain it’s time to send out hormones that prepare you for both. Those hormones and the changes they make to your body, like that sick feeling in the pit of your stomach, headache and foggy brain. Exercise makes you exert yourself, just as you would if you were running or fighting. You’ll get your body back to steady state by burning off the hormones of stress.

Quit stressing out at your desk and just move!

If you’re at an impasse where your mind is cluttered with too many options and demands, it’s time to start thinking on your feet. While a program of regular exercise can help you delay that overload level, sometimes you need immediate results. Get up. Walk around your office. Run up and down a flight or two of stairs. Studies show that even if you workout regularly, if you’re sitting at a desk all day, you still need to get up and move every 50 minutes. You’ll be surprised how it clears your brain and lowers your stress level immediately.

Cut out stress building foods.

You might be surprised to find that some food actually causes more stress in your life, yet often they’re the same ones you crave when you’re under stress. Sugar, for example, causes the release cortisol, a hormone involved in many functions of the body. One of those functions is to help regulate blood sugar. Another function is to help prepare your body for stress. Eating products with extra sugar added causes a spike in blood sugar levels, so the body produces more cortisol to bring the levels back to balance. That spike results in a sudden drop, where you’re hungry for sugar again. This adds to the stress. Artificial sweeteners also increase stress, plus have other side effects. Processed and refined carbohydrates, alcohol and caffeine all add to your stress level.

  • Your exercise program doesn’t have to be formal or involve working out, but does need to boost your heart rate to burn off the stress. For the best results, combine the formal program with an avocation you love.
  • Start eating healthier. Switch out processed foods for whole foods. There are healthy options on the menu even at fast food restaurants.
  • Get plenty of sleep. Lack of sleep not only causes stress, it also interferes with the hunger and satiety hormones. The body makes too much ghrelin, the body’s hunger hormone and too little leptin, the satiety hormone, which makes it easier to gain weight and harder to lose it.
  • Learn a simple meditation method that you can do for a few minutes to help relax you. Meditation doesn’t have to involve mantras, it can be the simple act of quieting your mind.

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How To Get Happy And Healthier Employees

How To Get Happy And Healthier Employees

employee1Are your employees calling in sick frequently or is there a lot of dissension in the office? May it’s time to work on finding ways to help improve their quality of life and help them become happy and healthier employees. Helping employees become healthier is also one way to help the become happier. The reverse is also true. Studies show that the happier and more optimistic you are, the healthier you are.

Studies show that the happier employees are, the less work time they miss and the more productive they are.

A wellness program is a good place to start. There’s a lot of research that shows employees had a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise a day had a greater chance of an boost in their performance by 15-percent. Eating healthy boosted performance by as much as 25-percent. The cost of health insurance is higher for those out of shape and often file more workman’s compensation claims. Those who exercise and eat healthy have 27-percent sick days. Providing a low or no cost program to help make those lifestyle changes can help.

Encourage or mandate time off.

Getting employees to take time off and have a life after work isn’t easy. Everyone is geared to a longer work day and skipping vacation time. If your culture has people chronically staying late, they definitely won’t be happy and healthy and neither will their family. Make sure each employee knows the cut off time to get their daily work finished. Let them know that they shouldn’t stay unless they’re notified if there’s a unusual emergency.

Consider job-sharing or flexible work hours.

If you want to get them to the gym, flexible work hours is the way to go. Whether it’s making it to the gym or ensuring they make it to their child’s parent days, you’ll have employees that are far more satisfied. Working from home occasionally and job-sharing can help too. It can also save the employee time commuting. Those changes can help your employee by not making them choose between a home life, while improving morale and productivity.

  • Eating lunch at their desk and sometimes dinner, definitely doesn’t lead to good health or a happy employee. Taking a full lunch break is important. It gives employees time to step away from the stress and get a healthier lunch than a bag of chips and a soft drink.
  • Have healthy snacks available. Too often offices have snack machines that carry sugary or unhealthy treats. Ask the vendor for healthier options.
  • Update your equipment. If your computer system is as slow as molasses, it can cause a lot of frustration. You’ll be amazed at how productivity increases both from the increased happiness and speed of getting a job completed.
  • A little praise and recognition from the boss goes a long way to employee happiness. Recognizing people’s accomplishments and even recognizing the people and greeting them can boost their morale and make employees more satisfied with their job.

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Beat Your Soda Habit

Beat Your Soda Habit

sodaIf you have a soda habit, it’s time to make some changes. Not only does it contain calories you probably aren’t counting, it’s also addictive. Soft drinks contain sugar and caffeine. It acts the same way in your brain as opioids and releases dopamine, the feel good hormone. In fact, various studies show it’s as addictive as cocaine and the added caffeine in many soft drinks amplifies the problem. So you think that diet soft drinks may be your answer? You’re wrong.

Diet drinks have other problems.

A study from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society showed that soft drinks are equally bad for your health, even though they don’t contain calories. The study used seniors and compared waistline measurements and the amount of diet drinks consumed. They found that those who drank the most, had the biggest waistline. While nobody wants a larger waist, it is also quite dangerous. That’s visceral fat, the worst type of fat that’s stored around organs and causes health issues. It may be due to the artificial sweetener and how the brain identifies the sweetness.

It’s tough to kick the habit.

It may seem impossible if you’re drinking several bottles or cans a day, but it isn’t. You can start by weaning yourself off the drink a little at a time. Find a drink of choice, like unsweetened green tea or bottled water and start replacing one can of your favorite soft drink a day. After a week, if you’re drinking several cans a day, switch out the second can or bottle with water or green tea. While green tea still contains caffeine, it’s far less than coffee or colas or other high caffeine soft drinks, plus it offers other health benefits.

It may be easier to switch when you know all the hazards from your soda habit.

Let’s start with the real show stopper, soda accelerates the aging process. Your chromosomes are protected by telomeres that protect them and determine how many times they can replicate. The longer they are, the younger your biological age. If your chronological age is 42 and you have short telomeres, your biological or cellular age would be much older. Research completed at the University of California, San Francisco showed that people drank just one 8-ounce serving increased their cellular aging by 1.9 years. Drinking more servings per day escalated it. A 20-ounce serving added 4.6 years of aging. Soft drinks also increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, some forms of cancer, osteoporosis and calcium deposits in the lungs, heart, eyes and blood vessels.

  • Carrying your chosen drink with you at all times can help. If water is your chosen drink, it’s far easier. It quenches your thirst better than sodas do, but if you miss the sugar or need some energy, try a piece of fruit.
  • Tracking just how many calories you ingest from soft drinks helps. You’ll be amazed at how just cutting out those calories can help you lose weight without changing anything else. Don’t switch to diet drinks or you’ll be boosting your waistline.
  • Mix your soda with water. Some people suggest you start by mixing a half and half combination and then slowly increase the amount of water. No matter what the combination, it’s a start!
  • If you aren’t ready for plain water, try jazzing it up a bit with fruit or natural flavors. Add slices of lemon or orange to your glass to make it tasty, yet still extremely low in calories.

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Prevention Is Key

water1Most people wouldn’t neglect to change the oil in their car for years. However, those same people often fail to take action when it comes to their health until it’s almost too late. When it comes to being healthy, prevention is key. Besides getting regular check-ups, there’s a lot you can do to prevent serious conditions. Making changes in your lifestyle before poor health forces you to do it is a lot easier than waiting until your body quits running. It’s like changing the oil in your car. It’s far less expensive than the ultimate cost of not changing it and it keeps the car running better and longer.

Look at your lifestyle.

Are you eating healthy foods? Do you live an active or sedentary lifestyle? Are you overweight? Do you get adequate sleep at night? Are you drinking enough water? Do you abuse alcohol, drugs or tobacco? Is your life stressful? Do you have an active social life? How often do you smile? Are you at risk for sexually transmitted disease? All these factors and more affect your health.

Find an area where you need to make a change and do it.

You may not want to make all the changes at once, but focus on one until it becomes a habit. Drinking more water might be one of the easiest. If a Coke, Pepsi or other soft drink is your drink of choice, switch to water. It’s easy to understand how regular soft drinks can undermine your health. They’re loaded with sugar and sugar has a detrimental effect on your health, plus puts on the pounds. Did you know that diet soft drinks aren’t much better? One study showed that people who drank diet soft drinks had more visceral fat. That’s abdominal fat and the most unhealthy type.

Eating healthier and regular exercise are a top priority.

While exercise is extremely important, if you want to live longer and lose weight, what you eat should be a top priority. You simply can’t out-exercise a bad diet. If you’re not ready for a total lifestyle change, do it in steps. Start by cutting out foods with added sugar—which includes fructose, dextrose, maltose…etc. Eat more vegetables and fruit and less processed food. Boost your daily activity by taking a walk or taking the stairs. Little by little increase your activity until your ready for a program of regular exercise.

  • Are you a smoker or have other addictive habits? Get help. Studies show that giving up an addictive habit is easier when you eat healthy and workout.
  • Get adequate sleep. Lack of sleep not only affects heart health and your daily performance, it can add to your waistline. It boosts the hunger hormones and stifles the hormones that leave you feeling full.
  • Smile more and be more social. Not only do studies show that people who smile more live longer, they also show that those with a satisfying social life lived longer too.
  • Make one change today to boost your health and stick with it until it becomes a habit, then add another. You’ll be amazed at the difference in a year.

 

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Improve Your Lifestyle

eat green2Despite the advancements in health care, the life expectancy in America has dropped. There are many reasons for this decline. One of which is the abuse of opioids. However, there are some factors that each person can control. While the rate of preventable deaths has dropped from smoking, the rate of preventable deaths from obesity has risen. It’s time to take charge of your future and improve your lifestyle. Even if you’re not overweight, a sedentary lifestyle and poor eating habits are just as lethal.

Is the food you eat healthy and safe?

Eating healthy should be a top priority. That doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy. Everyone is rushed and overburdened with too much to do and too little time to do it. Fast food and microwave meals are often the answer. If you’re a gas station food guzzler or a drive through diner, it’s hard to break the habit, but you can do it. Eating whole foods, foods closest to their natural state, is one way to bump up your nutrition and lower your caloric intake.

It all takes planning.

It’s not easy to eat healthy. Everywhere you look there are sugary temptations beckoning to your taste buds. However, it’s well worth the effort. Meal planning can take an hour of your time, but will save time and money at the store. Spend one night a week planning your meals, including snacks, create a grocery list and make meals for the week on the weekend. Make extra for future use. During the week, you have meals ready to heat and eat. Nothing goes to waste AND nothing goes to waist. Whole foods provide all the nutrition without all the added calories.

Make an effort to move.

A program of regular exercise has been proven to add years to your life and life to those years. It boosts productivity, keeps you healthier, while building endurance, strength and flexibility. If you’re out of shape and don’t know where to start, a personal trainer is a viable option to help you with a personalized program of exercise. If you’re not ready to take it to the gym, focus on increasing your daily activity. Walk to lunch. Take the stairs. Ride a bike to work or to the store.

  • Even if you’re working out regularly, sitting longer than 55 minutes is detrimental to your health. Take a break every hour and get up and move.
  • Find a way to reduce stress. Stress is a killer. Find ways to deal with it. Deep breathing, meditation and even exercise can help.
  • If you’re not ready to change your entire diet, start by cutting out food with added sugar. It’s tough. Sugar is addictive. Have healthy snacks, like fresh fruit or nuts, available so you aren’t tempted to grab a donut or a candy bar.
  • What you drink is just as important as what you eat. Soft drinks contain a high amount of sugar. Even diet soft drinks can affect your health. Drink at least eight glasses of water a day.

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