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The Best Whole Body Detox Cleanse: To Rejuvenate Over 50

This post is for those women who want the best whole body detox but don’t want to pay for some expensive plan or follow some ridiculous diet. You can do a natural body detox easily and without overwhelming lists of food to include and exclude.  We are constantly being exposed …

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5 Best Detox And Belly Fat Burning Smoothie Recipes

A nutrient dense detox and belly fat burning smoothie with detoxifying healthy ingredients that are full of fibre is a great way to keep menopause cravings at bay between meals. If you are replacing a meal with a smoothie even better. It is so easy to really pack the nutrients and …

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Five Tips For Low Carb Eating

My Top Five Tips For Low Carb Clean Eating In Midlife

Carbohydrates or carbs as we call them are one of three main food types or macronutrients that the body needs to function. Protein and fat are the other two. Carbs are not something to be scared of. It’s the highly processed foods full of sugar and processed flour that we …

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6 Foods To Stop Eating During Menopause

Menopause symptoms for some women can be difficult and include, putting on weight especially around our mid section, hot flushes, night sweats, poor sleep quality, lack of energy, brain fog and more. To avoid making these symptoms worse here are 6 foods to stop eating during menopause. To reduce  menoapuse …

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How To Improve Your Gut Health Naturally In Midlife

We learn more everyday how key gut health to our overall health and that it is important to improve your gut health naturally in midlife if you have been stuggling with health issues. As we go through perimenopause and into menopause the changes in hormones can mess with our weight, …

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Can Menopausal Women Take Apple Cider Vinegar For Hot Flashes?

Apple Cider Vinegar has a long list of health benefits especially for women who are going through perimenopause and menopause. For many years women have been using apple cider vinegar for hot flashes with great success. See below for dosage and other uses including making it easier to lose menopause …

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How To Quit Sugar Easily And Improve Your Health

One of the easiest ways to improve your health and lose fat is to cut as much sugar from your diet as you are able. Read on to learn how to quit sugar easily and the exact reasons this is the best thing for your health. You need carbohydrates but …

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Keeping Your Gut Balanced Over Christmas

How To Keep Your Gut Health Over Christmas

It’s Christmas time and keeping your gut health doesn’t have to be difficult, especially on Christmas day when historically it may have taken a bit of a beating. You’ve been sticking to a nice healthy diet. Your health is good, you may have even lost a bit of weight recently. …

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6 Tips For Quitting Sugar To Balance Hormones

6 Tips For Eliminating Sugar To Balance Hormones

So you’re eliminating sugar from your diet and you have no idea where to start. Well in the immortal words of Maria Von Trapp “Start at the very beginning…” And if you are under any illusions about how sugar affects your health go and read this post. How To Improve …

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How To Improve Your Health By Quitting Sugar

How To Improve Your Health By Quitting Sugar

Quitting sugar is paramount if you want to have awesome health, good energy, balanced hormones, good skin, fewer menopause symptoms, better sleep and many more benefits. Sugar is eight times as addictive as cocaine. In combination with the right amount of salt and fats, it activates the same part of …

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How To Eat To Improve Digestion

How To Eat To Improve Digestion

To improve digestion we have to understand that what you eat is not solely responsible for poor digestion but also how you eat.  Your digestion is the process of breaking down food into nutrients for your body. If your digestion is not working you are at risk of many and …

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How To Choose Healthy When Grocery Shopping

How To Choose Healthy When Grocery Shopping

How the heck do you choose healthy when grocery shopping? Your wandering around the supermarket for the hundredth time this week. You have no idea what to have for a healthy dinner so you’ve popped down to see if anything inspired you.  You pass the muesli section and remember you …

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7 Excellent Ways To Balance Blood Sugar Levels Easily

7 Excellent Ways To Balance Blood Sugar Levels Easily

First, how not to balance blood sugar levels… Remember when you were really young and your parents left that block of chocolate out for the babysitter. While they were at the door seeing her off that chocolate was staring you down and you thought “if I just have one bit …

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5 Best Superfoods For Energy And Weight Loss

5 Best Foods For Energy And Weight Loss

Are you sick of struggling to release weight? You just want to know which foods for energy and weight loss you should be including in your eating plan each day. Here’s a typical scenario. You’ve just jumped out of the shower looked in the mirror and oh damn, it’s still …

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Paleo Or Keto - Which One Is Best For You?

Paleo Or Keto – Which One Is Best For You?

So you may be thinking “Paleo Or Keto – which one is best for you? Is there anything better. Perhaps I shouldn’t go on a diet at all.” First and foremost let’s remove the word diet. Over the years the word has developed a bit of a stigma so I …

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Why Diets Are No-Good For Your Body Or Mind

Why Diets Are No-Good For Your Body Or Mind

We know by now that deprivation diets are no good for the body and the mind but why? I don’t think I can remember the first diet I went on. There was a whole lot of cottage cheese and lettuce though. I also remember feeling lethargic and lacking in energy. …

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Healthy Breakfast Alternatives To Cereal

Healthy Breakfast Alternatives To Cereal

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day making it a healthy breakfast is just as important. The cereal aisle at the supermarket is overwhelming in its choice but there are very few which don’t contain enough sugar to induce diabetes in a small army or contain other empty …

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The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners

The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners And How They Affect Our Health

Artificial sweeteners, those witches disguised behind delicious sweet smiles that hide a menacing intention to totally mess with your health. Most of us are aware of the negative effects of eating too much sugar, especially “added sugars”, the kind you find in fizzy drinks, sweets, baked goods, and many commercially-available …

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Five Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks You Will Love

Five Weight Loss Friendly Snacks You Will Love

When you are making an effort to lose weight it can be difficult to find weight loss friendly snacks that work for you. Generally snacking when you are trying to lose weight is a no-no. But weight loss should be about what you get to eat not what you don’t. …

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Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy

Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy Explained

Do you suspect you could suffer from lactose intolerance? A while ago Peter and I went to dinner at a friends place. I always enjoy these gatherings with like-minded women and their partners so I was really looking forward to it. Not long before going I started to suffer from …

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How to Read Nutrition Information Tables

How to Read Nutrition Information Tables

The nutrition information table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make informed nutrition decisions. If you can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, then you are better able …

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How To Improve Your Gut Health

We are now learning how important our gut health is to our overall health. Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a greater role than we initially thought in many …

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