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Natural Alternatives for Staying Healthy

Natural Alternatives for Staying Healthy | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Summer is a busy time for most people. You’re traveling for family vacations, hauling the kids back and forth to summer camp, and staying outdoors as much as possible.
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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, June 14, 2013 7:42 AM

Good resource here, thanks Amy!

 

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Believe it or not, modern innovation has paved the way for a whole new way of checking produce items off the food pyramid.

Kirk Fontaine's curator insight, July 13, 2013 5:05 PM

No excuses for not eating healthy , Choices Choices 

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Welcome to T-Tapp . . . "The Wellness Workout That Works!"

Welcome to T-Tapp . . . "The Wellness Workout That Works!" | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

Whether you are a competitive athlete, a couch potato, dealing with health challenges, or just looking to get trim and toned – T-Tapp has something for you. Take the opportunity to see how T-Tapp’s left-right brain mind/body workout challenges everyone at any fitness level on our Try Before You Buy Page.

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Understanding Homeopathic Medicine an Article By Ellen Kramer (MCPH)

Understanding Homeopathic Medicine an Article By Ellen Kramer (MCPH) | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Homeopathic Medicine, articles, advice and information on low cost homeopathy treatment, health care, student clinics, homeopathy education and training at the College Of Practical Homeopathy (Cph).
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Systemic pesticides are penetrating deep into plants tissues, destroying beetles, trees, bees, and human hormones

Systemic pesticides are penetrating deep into plants tissues, destroying beetles, trees, bees, and human hormones | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Systemic pesticides are penetrating deep into plants tissues, destroying beetles, trees, bees, and human hormones
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Top 5 Fast Fat Burning Foods! - Lifespan Fitness Blog

Top 5 Fast Fat Burning Foods! - Lifespan Fitness Blog | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Whilst a variety of products are pushed in our faces in the modern world; promises of 'quick fat loss' and 'immediate results' science has proven certain foods increase the rate at which we released hormones to burn fat, and speed up our metabolism.
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James Duigan: Ultimate Clean & Lean Lettuce Wrap

James Duigan: Ultimate Clean & Lean Lettuce Wrap | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Serves 4 Ingredients 4 leaves iceberg lettuce 4 slices roast turkey 1/2 cucumber, sliced 250g hummus sprinkle of paprika

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, May 20, 2013 10:11 PM

Simply awesome.  Another version is to replace the hummus with avocado, sliced thin and garlic powder.  

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Meal Timing Debunked – Myth Or Fact? - Lifespan Fitness Blog

Meal Timing Debunked – Myth Or Fact? - Lifespan Fitness Blog | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
A common topic of discussion surrounding the fitness world is that of meal frequency and timing – but is gaining unwanted weight associated with the time of day you eat at?
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4 Ways To Prevent Burnout Before It's Too Late

4 Ways To Prevent Burnout Before It's Too Late | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Too burnt out to read this article about preventing burnout Summon the strength (4 Ways To Prevent Burnout Before It's Too Late By @drake_baer http://t.co/KOdbCCYq8b via @FastCompany)...

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John Michel's curator insight, May 1, 2013 2:47 PM

John Coates' book, The Hour Between Dog And Wolf, goes deep into the physiology of stress. In it he observes that exhaustion, fatigue, and anxiety are all "messages sent from our body telling us what actions we should take"--which means that we need to listen closely.

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Why Your Body’s Begging You To Get In Shape This Year! - Lifespan Fitness Blog

Why Your Body’s Begging You To Get In Shape This Year! - Lifespan Fitness Blog | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Whilst entirely reconfiguring habits built up over years, even decades may seem like a difficult task to tackle, a transformation to a fit, healthier lifestyle is one worth the effort.
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Watching Forks Over Knives and Visiting Farm Sanctuary Changed How I Eat

Watching Forks Over Knives and Visiting Farm Sanctuary Changed How I Eat | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
I had long been an athletic person with an average build. My cholesterol was a little high (around 190 – 200) even though I was fit enough to be running mar
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National Walking Day 2013

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General Information and registration links for National Walking Day
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Jeremy Rifkin - Futurist and Speaker on Economic Changes and Trends

Jeremy Rifkin is president of the Foundation on Economic Trends and the author of nineteen bestselling books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment.


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The Treadmill Desk: The Healthy Alternative To Your Stagnant Desk Job | Plus Your DIY Soloution!

The Treadmill Desk: The Healthy Alternative To Your Stagnant Desk Job | Plus Your DIY Soloution! | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Whilst studies have revealed that prolonged periods of time sitting at a desk is detrimental to our health, the status quo has remained consistent. It's a relative certainty that people will contin...

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Flat Stomach Secrets by Teresa Tapp

Flat Stomach Secrets by Teresa Tapp | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
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T-Tapp Tips: "Putting the Organs in Place" followed by "Half Frogs" helps prevent groin injury. I have used it to rehab professional football players who already had groin injuries. Do regular abdominal crunches after "Putting the Organs in Place" and "Half Frogs" and feel how much more effective they are. I usually do 30 regular crunches with 15 cross-over crunches to each side.- Teresa Tapp

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, June 11, 2013 9:43 PM

Another great routine you can do anywhere

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A Dialogue with Ellen kramer from College Of Practical Homeopathyby Rowena J Ronson

A Dialogue with Ellen kramer from College Of Practical Homeopathyby Rowena J Ronson | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Looking Back, Moving Forward A Dialogue With Ellen Kramer from College Of Practical Homeopathy - CPH provide BAC Accredited, flexible full-time, part-time & distance learning Vocational training courses in Homeopathy, leading to a Licentiate in...
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Fit Food: Metabolism - TRAINING RESPONSES

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So far on Fit Food we’ve talked a lot about what, when, why and how much food we should be eating. But what happens to that food within our bodies? The process by which food and drink calories are ...

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, May 27, 2013 6:13 PM

YEAR 11/12 HPE - TRAINING RESPONSES (Catabolic v Anabolic processes and Metabolism).

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This Is Your Body On A Can Of Soda

This Is Your Body On A Can Of Soda | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
At this point, you’d have to be quite daft to drink soda on a regular basis. Because the evidence of its ill-effects is vast, and mounting.
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Your Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Fitness Related Questions

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Fitness forums and blogs each and everyday are bombarded with a multitude of fitness related questions, ranging from gaining muscle to spot reduction weight loss. Despite answers differing upon ind...
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Your Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Fitness Related Questions

Your Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Fitness Related Questions | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Fitness forums and blogs each and everyday are bombarded with a multitude of fitness related questions, ranging from gaining muscle to spot reduction weight loss. Despite answers differing upon ind...
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Meal Timing Debunked – Myth Or Fact? - Lifespan Fitness Blog

Meal Timing Debunked – Myth Or Fact? - Lifespan Fitness Blog | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
A common topic of discussion surrounding the fitness world is that of meal frequency and timing – but is gaining unwanted weight associated with the time of day you eat at?

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, May 13, 2013 10:22 PM

Great post.  From the article:

 

However, I won’t entirely disagree with the concept of meal timing to promote various benefits throughout the entirety of the day; such as:


→ Obviously, a feeling of less hunger – if you’re eating more frequently, you’re less likely to feel hungry throughout the day, therefore more energized and focused on your daily tasks and less agitated


→ Decreases appetite/cravings – particularly important for those adhering to a strict diet – following your meal timing plan will ensure that you are calming those urges to have a quick processed snack


→ Ensuring you have complex carbohydrates an hour or so before your workout will enable you to sustain energy throughout it’s entirety

Craig Crossley's curator insight, May 14, 2013 6:47 PM

YEAR 11/12 HPE - NUTRITION/FUEL FOR ENERGY

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30 Challenges for 30 Days of Growth

30 Challenges for 30 Days of Growth | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
Practical Tips for Productive Living

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John Michel's curator insight, May 5, 2013 8:52 PM

Scientists have suggested that, with a little willpower, it takes roughly 30 days for a person to form a new habit.  As with mastering anything new, the act of starting and getting beyond the preliminary stage where everything feels awkward is 80% of the battle.  This is precisely why it’s important to make small, positive changes every day over the course of at least a 30 day period.


Linda Allen's curator insight, May 6, 2013 9:29 PM

I'm up for the challenge--how about you?

Mary Meduna, PhD's curator insight, May 8, 2013 9:29 AM

Sometimes we need little reminders about how to stay connected with our humanity and the humanity of others. I found this to be inspiring. 

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After Hitting Rock Bottom, Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100+ Pounds

After Hitting Rock Bottom, Forks Over Knives Helped Me Lose 100+ Pounds | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
I had struggled with my weight for many years. While cruising Netflix for documentaries I came across Forks Over Knives. I'm not going to lie. I passed on w

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, April 13, 2013 4:45 PM

My business partner has lost over 55 pounds with vegetable foods and I will be watching the film today.  Very interesting resource. 

 

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I just had blood work done and my fasting glucose was 90, my triglycerides were 118 and my cholesterol was 134.

I was so happy I thought I was going to cry.

 

My doctor seemed to be at a loss for words. She just couldn’t believe there wasn’t one bad marker, although she thought I might be losing weight too quickly.

 

I explained to her I don’t count calories or limit how much I eat. She promptly told me she did not need to see me anymore unless I was sick or to come in for a yearly checkup.

 
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Doug's Daily Take | knowthecause.com

Doug's Daily Take | knowthecause.com | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
In the very first episode of Dougs Daily Take, Doug and Scott introduce you to the show and what they hope it will accomplish.
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Ways to Maintain Good Health

Ways to Maintain Good Health | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it

Maintain Good health in these days is very difficult as people do not bother about their health and work full day to achieve their goals


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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, March 23, 2013 9:06 AM
I appreciate the broader perspective offered in this article. It's very important to address relationships, positivity and stress reduction in addition to diet and exercise.
Ellen Diane's comment, March 23, 2013 10:39 AM
stress is a killer...
Ellen Diane's curator insight, March 23, 2013 10:40 AM

stress is a killer

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The Real Reason Fast Food Chains Are Going 'Healthy'

The Real Reason Fast Food Chains Are Going 'Healthy' | Life in the Digital Era | Scoop.it
This month, three major restaurant chains beefed up their offerings of "healthy" fast food -- perhaps good news for dieters who occasionally find themselves eating meals at major fast food chains.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, March 24, 2013 8:27 PM

YEAR 9 HPE - ENERGY BALANCE UNIT

Polin's curator insight, March 25, 2013 11:37 PM

My Thoughs,

I don't know what grinds my gears more; the fact that restaurant chains are TRYING to go "healthy" or that people are actually going to believe its healthy. Many people don't understand just because an item is under the 'healthy' section it's really not going to be healthy. Like the article mentioned, the customer will always gravitate towards flavor instead of eating better. if a person wants to eat healty they won't be going to a fast food restaurant in the first place. 

Vegan Group's comment, April 29, 2013 7:58 AM
I agree with you, Polin.