Sugar, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s: Unraveling the Truth

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Recent studies have led to an interesting correlation between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. One prominent study (published online by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health) concluded that sugar consumption “correlated significantly” with diabetes, “independently of other socioeconomic, dietary and obesity prevalence changes.” In plain English, they found that the more sugar you consume and the longer you consume it, the higher your diabetes risk; and as sugar consumption drops, diabetes rates drop as well. Continue reading “Sugar, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s: Unraveling the Truth” »

Fight Menopause Symptoms Doing This Twice A Week

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If you’re a woman over 50, just entering or even post menopause, I’d like to talk to you about a fun way to fight the symptoms of estrogen loss and boost your heart health at the same time.  New research says you can gain relief from menopause symptoms as well as boost your cardiovascular health. And, you can have a lot of fun doing it! Continue reading “Fight Menopause Symptoms Doing This Twice A Week” »

Red Light Skin Therapy: Reverses Skin Aging

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Like 90 million Americans who use anti-aging products, you too may be interested in trying to maintain a more youthful appearance as you get older.  Nothing wrong with that!  In fact, I encourage it.  Like many older people, you may still be in the workforce, and plan to be for some time.  You have to compete with younger colleagues every day and you want your experience to speak for you rather than your appearance.  You’ll be happy to know that there are several technologies out there that will allow you to feel happier and more confident about your looks.   I’d like to tell you about one that is an effective, rejuvenating treatment that you can do at home. Continue reading “Red Light Skin Therapy: Reverses Skin Aging” »

Burn Fat, Tone Muscles, Experience India with Bolly Fit

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We all know that working out at the gym, lifting weights, doing cardio, can be dull and boring several days a week.  We do them because we know they’re good for us and will make us healthier, live longer, and look younger.  But, what if you could achieve all those benefits while having fun exercising? That’s what Bollyfit dancercise aims to do.  I think you’ll want to try this. Continue reading “Burn Fat, Tone Muscles, Experience India with Bolly Fit” »

Extend Your Life By Doing Just 1 Of “The Magic 5″

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I often get asked about things that help someone live longer.  Although there are many factors, including your general health, the overall health and strength of your heart is a good indicator for what your life expectancy might be. To strengthen your heart and increase your lifespan, you’ll want to do at least 1 of, what I call, “The Magic 5” type of exercises a few times a week.  Let me tell you about them… Continue reading “Extend Your Life By Doing Just 1 Of “The Magic 5″” »

5 Ways To Travel Green for the Holidays

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No time of the year is more emotional than the holiday season, whether you’re bursting with the joy of baking and caroling or overwhelmed with the stress of shopping and wrapping. But even with all those other factors weighing on your mind, it’s possible to put a green spin on your holidays. Here are 5 simple tips from Planet Green to help you out this holiday season. Continue reading “5 Ways To Travel Green for the Holidays” »

You Can Get Fit in Just 10 Minutes

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If you’re like most people over 50, you’ll find any excuse possible not to take 1 hour out of your day 3-4 days a week to go to the gym and work out.  The most popular reason is, I just don’t have time and the second most popular is, I’m tired, I don’t feel like it.  You really may believe that, but there’s an easy, fast workout you’ll want to know about that can keep you fit.  All you have to do is make better use of 10 minutes, twice a day. Continue reading “You Can Get Fit in Just 10 Minutes” »

Beauty Basics to Help You Embrace Autumn

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(ARA) – Fall is a time of transition. Not only do you need to prepare your skin for the cold months ahead, but it’s time to transform your look from light and airy to soft and classic. Focus on a few beauty basics and you’ll have all you need for a fantastic fall.

Great skin is always in

Cool weather means your skin needs extra moisture to keep it supple. Coconut Milk Body Lotion from The Body Shop helps you treat yourself to the finest ingredients – like ethically-sourced community trade coconut oil from Samoa – and get soft, smooth and deliciously scented skin.

Ultra-modern eyes

This fall, dramatic smoldering eyes are what’s fabulous. International make-up artist Chase Aston suggests forest green, grey and lilac to create the season’s must-have eyes.

Pucker up

Autumn lips are washed in soft color. Aston says this fall is all about the perfect pout and recommends any of the 37 shades of Colourglide Lip Color from The Body Shop.

Bundle up

This season’s must-have piece is the crisp white jacket that works with everything from jeans to a little black dress.

For more information on fall beauty basics, visit TheBodyShop-USA.com.

Make It a Happy & ‘Green’ Halloween!

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There is a lot to be scared of during Halloween with all the ghosts and demons roaming about, and the last thing you want to think about as you are busily preparing for a great night of festivities, is the hazardous health risks that you may be exposing yourself or your child to. There is an abundance of toxic chemicals out there that are associated with Halloween costumes and decorations that you might not be aware of.

The shelves are always stocked during Halloween time with make-up and cosmetics that help you transform into scary spectacles. Continue reading “Make It a Happy & ‘Green’ Halloween!” »

The Sardinian Diet: These Foods May Increase Your Lifespan

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In an earlier newsletter I told you about the Okinawan Diet as being both heart healthy and longevity increasing.  Okinawa, Japan is a region that belongs to what researchers are calling “Blue Zones” – areas and cities around the world where the inhabitants have unusually long life- spans.  There are several Blue Zones around the world and one is right here in the United States. Continue reading “The Sardinian Diet: These Foods May Increase Your Lifespan” »

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