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5 Nutrition Mistakes Women Make: Guest Post by Nicki Anderson

To start on the road to a healthier you, discover the 5 nutrition mistakes you need to avoid in order to reclaim your health and body! No more diets, just a healthier, happier you!

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Healthy Heart: Improve Your Circulation and Flexibility

Bonnie Raitt was right when she sang Have a Heart. You probably have a heart, but is it a strong one? And do you also have great circulation and flexible arteries? Having a strong circulatory system and being flexible should be on the top of your “gotta have” list if you want to live a full, healthy life.

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Perky Pick Me Up Smoothie

An excellent way to start your day is with a healthy breakfast smoothie. If done right, it’s a blended concoction that is nutritious and delicious! This recipe is full of foods recommended for increasing your brain power. I’m making no promises that you’ll get smarter, but it’s nice to start your day with the potential to boost your brain!

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Supplements for Boomers: Pure Matters

As we age, are supplements necessary? Do they help with boomer health? With all the contradictory research out there, it’s hard to know what to believe or do. So we set out to discover whether specific supplements could help us with specific complaints.

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Blood, Stress and Diet

Would you be excited if you won a blood test and follow-up consultation with a specialist? Alexandra was. Seventy percent of the data needed for an accurate health diagnosis is in your blood. Your blood can tell you what to do and eat to make yourself as healthy as possible.

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Is Wheat-Free Better for You?

To bread or not to bread. That is the question. A lot of good information exists (and not so good) about whether or not wheat is the angel or devil in your diet. Is the wheat of today really so different from what our grandparents ate?

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Diet Cheat Days: Yes or No?

Is a cheat day a good idea for boosting your metabolism if you’re on a diet? Is a diet a good idea in the first place? Mina from Helsinki asks these, and other great questions about the best way to lose weight.

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End of Summer Trip to Rancho la Puerta

We went to Rancho la Puerta spa in Tecate, Mexico to hear Dr. John Ratey speak about his book “Spark.” We also hiked, relaxed, made new friends, laughed, goofed off, had a cranio-sacral treatment and ate organic, delicious, vegetarian food. Such a lost weekend!!!!!

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Kathy Gruver, PhD

Make Brain Waves

Booty shaking makes you smarter! And if you move the rest of your body with it, you’ll have even more brain power. Read and listen to discover why and how movement is a pep pill for your grey matter!

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Fire those bad habits

4 Stages to Healthier Habits

Do you have a health habit you want to improve? There are 4 stages of behavior change. Yup, only 4 and you can count them on the hand that isn’t holding a cigarette, remote control, or cream puff. Want to know what they are?

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