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By: rjeter

Do you feel that as you age, you feel like you’re losing your mind?  Like the thought that just flew out of your mind, the keys you just had in your hand, you went to visit your co-worker to tell them something or the joke you forgot the punch line to.  Sometimes these situations are not always something to laugh…

By: rjeter

It’s been stated that music can calm the savage beast. But in this case, we want to include music in the walking regime. Depending on the tempo and beat, music can do many things: Motivates to move faster Helps coordinate rhythmatic movement (arms & legs coordination) Keeps breathing in sync with your movement Maintains a constant pace Gives incentive to…

By: rjeter

Herbs have always been used for medicinal purposes.  Below are most common use and are easily grown in your home for that special cup of tea. Peppermint Settles upset stomach Eases muscle cramps Lemon Balm Dispels anxiety Improves mood Rosemary Increase memory Reduces joint pain Valerian Acts as a sleep aid Has sedative effects Sage Eases sore throats Freshens breath…

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When it’s hot and sticky outside there, are several ways to still get physical exercise.  But before going outdoors, apply sunscreens with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 and drink plenty of water. There are several water games that can be played right in your own backyard with family, friends and neighbors.  These games only require a…

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DIET DETECTIVE “Healthy Frozen Entrees” Should meet guidelines in order to lose weight.  Amount Per Servings:  Calories 350 (max.) ; Calories from fat 30% (max.); Total fat 9g (max.); Sodium 600 mg (max.)  Recommended brands:  Lean Cuisine, Kashi, Healthy Choice, Smart Ones, and South Beach Diet. More info:  www.dietdetective.com  

By: rjeter

  As women,  we are always trying to be sympathetic. STOP: it may get you raped, or killed.  Ted Bundy, the serial killer, was a good-looking, well educated man, who ALWAYS played on the sympathies of unsuspecting women.  He walked with a cane or a limp, and often asked “for help” into his vehicle  or with his vehicle, which is when he abducted…

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4 Serving Size:  1 fillet and ½ cup salsa; 8 oz. canned pineapple (tidbits in juice) 1 med. mango, peeled, cut into 1/2in. ½ cup red bell peppers, (chopped) ¼ cup red onions (finely chopped) 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro (chopped) 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tbsp. honey 1 whole seeded jalapeno pepper (finely chopped) 2 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tsp….

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Linda Grymes “Straight Hair, Natural Hair, Long Hair, Short Hair, Store Bought Hair – “What should I do with my hair?” That’s the question most women ask when they are thinking about joining a water aerobics class and one of the biggest reason why most choose not to join. LADIES, it’s 2010; braids, weaves, hair pieces, wigs, texturizers, locs and …

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  Maintaining positive relationships should rank up there with healthy eating and exercise as a necessary investment in your health.  Spending time with friends is fun and may also yield a multitude of long-term physical and emotional health benefits, such as: Makes aging more enjoyable. Lessens grief. Provides camaraderie to help you reach personal goals. Makes you happy, and happiness…

By: rjeter

HOW? Trim the fat off. Let hidden fat drain away when cooking. Use healthy cooking methods such as:  roasting, grilling, poaching, sautéing, stir-frying, or stewing. Look for healthy recipes that add flavor without fat and calories . Use chopped herbs or sesame seeds, nuts, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, walnuts or hazelnuts for added taste without the fat. Add fish to…