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March Is National Nutrition Month: 3 Apps To Get You Started

March Is National Nutrition Month: 3 Apps To Get You Started | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
Did you know that March is national nutrition month? These apps should help you take advantage of the time and have an interactive learning experience!

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Open-Source Farm Technology Feeds The Developing World ...

Open-Source Farm Technology Feeds The Developing World ... | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
The ECHO Global Farm & Nursery in Fort Meyers trains aid workers how to operate a farm built around sustainable principles and open-source technology.
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The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup Infographic

The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup Infographic | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
An animal study shows how a diet steadily high in fructose slows down the brain, restricting memory and learning

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, February 4, 2013 6:27 AM

Wow, although earlier studies have shown how fructose harms the body by means of its role in diabetes, obesity and fatty liver, this research reveals how the sweetener impacts the brain.  

 

This is serious.  

Rachel McKill Biffen's curator insight, February 5, 2013 4:35 AM

One ingredient to watch out for.

 

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The Top 10 Anti-Cancer Vegetables | Chris Beat Cancer

The Top 10 Anti-Cancer Vegetables | Chris Beat Cancer | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
Researchers studied the cancer-stopping effects of 34 vegetables on 8 different cancers by dripping veggie juice on cancer cells. Here's what they found...
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Antioxidants in Pecans Provide Protective Effect Against Diseases

Antioxidants in Pecans Provide Protective Effect Against Diseases | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
A study demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention.

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 6, 2013 4:19 PM

Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E–known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of them with antioxidant abilities. The nuts are especially rich in one form of vitamin E called gamma-tocopherols.


~AND they taste great!

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Preparing for the CrossFit Open. Lesson #1

Preparing for the CrossFit Open. Lesson #1 | Wellness Life | Scoop.it

While Sakamoto said her diet had always been pretty good, one habit she had was to eat one or two bowls of cereal before going to bed. Such late-night dietary mistake sent Sakamoto to sleep with elevated insulin levels, interfering with what otherwise may have been peak levels of the natural release of human growth hormone from the pituitary gland.


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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 24, 2013 5:33 PM

Diet tweaks make such a big difference.  

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Bodybuilding & Fitness

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full body workout. no gym required.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, January 19, 2013 8:30 PM

YEAR 12 HPE - TRAINING METHODS/ PROGRAMS - TERM 1 2013

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How to Make a Change that Lasts - Tony Schwartz - Harvard ...

How to Make a Change that Lasts - Tony Schwartz - Harvard ... | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
So another new year has dawned, you have things in your life you'd definitely like to change, but you know from long experience that traditional New Year's resolutions aren't going to get you very far.

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workplace MOJO » Your Team Needs You

workplace MOJO » Your Team Needs You | Wellness Life | Scoop.it

Very few people, if they’re honest, enjoy going to work every day in an environment filled with distrust, political maneuvering, and so many of the other ugly things that characterize too many groups and organizations. And most folks, if you ask them, would say they wish things were different where they work. In fact, a recent Gallup poll suggests that up to 77% of individuals said they were miserable in their jobs.

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Sea Grant to host seafood cooking demonstrations

Sea Grant to host seafood cooking demonstrations | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
For those who think preparing a seafood meal is difficult, Sea Grant and the Calhoun County Extension Agency will provide cooking tips during a series of free demonstrations this month.
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Skinny Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo

Skinny Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
Check out our Skinny Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo and discover more inspiration on Celebrations.com

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 9, 2013 9:19 PM

Awesome recipe! Tasty and healthy...

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Experimental Beauty: Coconut Oil for Dieting, Moisturizing & Wellness - POSHGLAM - Global Fashion, Celebrity Style

Experimental Beauty: Coconut Oil for Dieting, Moisturizing & Wellness - POSHGLAM - Global Fashion, Celebrity Style | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
After years of hearing raves about Coconut Oil for everything under the sun. I did some research, started consuming it and using it everywhere...it's a lot lighter than I thought it would be and I found this fun post online for 52 ways to use it.

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 3, 2013 8:48 AM

I am loving this superfood!

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What not to eat when you're training | BikeRadar - NUTRITION/TRAINING

What not to eat when you're training | BikeRadar - NUTRITION/TRAINING | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
What not to eat when you're training

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, February 25, 2013 11:46 PM

CYCLING RELATED - but application in Recovery

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Seth's Blog: The simple form that could save your life

Seth's Blog: The simple form that could save your life | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
Medicine is a data processing business. Doctors measure, notice and inspect, and based on the data they collect, make decisions and take action. Alas, despite years of promises, online data storage in medicine is a mess.
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This is just scary...

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 29, 2013 8:39 PM

I guess it is possible to cook worse food than fast food restaurants, but, this really is a bit scary.

Craig Crossley's curator insight, January 30, 2013 1:15 AM

Is it possible to cook worse food than a 'cheeseburger' at home??

 

YEAR 11&12 HPE

Cassie Beaton's curator insight, March 14, 2013 10:58 PM

Nutrition

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10 Benefits of Coconut Milk To Stay and Improve Your Health | FitnessProspector.com, Fitness and Exercise

10 Benefits of Coconut Milk To Stay and Improve Your Health | FitnessProspector.com, Fitness and Exercise | Wellness Life | Scoop.it

Following are some of the health benefits of coconut milk:

Helps to maintain blood sugar places:

Glucose intolerance may cause manganese deficiency in your body. Coconut milk is a rich source of manganese. Whole grains, legumes and nuts are some other excellent sources of manganese.

 

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 28, 2013 8:04 PM

Great article on the many benefits of coconut milk

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What Health Professionals Are Saying About the Isagenix Clinical Study | Isagenix Health

What Health Professionals Are Saying About the Isagenix Clinical Study | Isagenix Health | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
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Visioning: Leadership Skills of the Future

Visioning: Leadership Skills of the Future | Wellness Life | Scoop.it

Before:  250 lbs.  After: 146 and RIPPED!

 

Visioning enables leaders to realize that the future really is their own creation, personally, professionally and relationally.

 

 

 

 

 


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Rudolf Kabutz's comment, May 6, 2013 2:58 PM
Actually when this specialist wants to analyze the toxic bacteria, he chases them out of their hiding places with applecider vinegar, and voila, they appear in his testing procedures.
Rudolf Kabutz's comment, May 6, 2013 2:59 PM
Thanks, I understand the thread of the conversation now.
rubenchapple's curator insight, August 15, 2013 6:56 PM

Very well maintained body!

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Seven fitness and wellness trends in 2013

Seven fitness and wellness trends in 2013 | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
What are some of the hottest trends emerging in the fitness and health scene in 2013? Look for amped-up yoga festivals, CrossFit madness, green juices over coffee, and the year of the HIIT.

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, January 19, 2013 8:29 PM

YEAR 11&12 HPE - HUMAN PERFORMANCE / GENERAL INTEREST

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HIIT for me!
Cassie Beaton's curator insight, May 8, 2013 8:36 PM

Training trends

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40 Activities to Get Your Kids Moving! - hands on : as we grow

40 Activities to Get Your Kids Moving! - hands on : as we grow | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
Activities of all sorts to make sure your kids are up and moving and having fun. Working their gross motor skill in order to build on their fine motor.

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 14, 2013 6:32 AM

get them burning calories early!

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workplace MOJO » Servant Leaders: Valuing People

workplace MOJO » Servant Leaders: Valuing People | Wellness Life | Scoop.it

Like many of you, I’ve had the “pleasure” of working for a boss or executive who seemed to enjoy reminding me how “in charge” they were. Like many of you, I didn’t enjoy it.

On the other hand, servant-leaders place enormous value on people and their inherent humanity. They seek to foster collaboration, understanding, mutual respect (crazy, I know), and wholeness, both within themselves and others.

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Science and the Sea - Rip Currents

Science and the Sea - Rip Currents | Wellness Life | Scoop.it
Science and the Sea is a production of The University of Texas Marine Science Institute on the Gulf of Mexico in Port Aransas, Texas.
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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, January 16, 2013 12:41 AM

As a kid growing up on an island, dealing with rip currents was something i learned at an early age.  Luckily, I never had to deal with one.

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Technology propels PE into new era - Charlotte Observer

Technology propels PE into new era - Charlotte Observer | Wellness Life | Scoop.it

Technology propels PE into new eraCharlotte ObserverKristie Oglesby, PE teacher and Health Department chairwoman, said the Providence Day Wellness and Athletic Intensity programs began a pilot program in 2011 to align themselves with the school's...


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Clean and Healthy Eating ~ infographic

Clean and Healthy Eating ~ infographic | Wellness Life | Scoop.it

The most popular chemical additives in the food industry and their potential dangers.


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Nitrates and Nitrites can cause cardiovascular collapse!

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Craig Crossley's comment, January 10, 2013 7:25 PM
The Macca
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The Macca
Craig Crossley's comment, January 10, 2013 7:27 PM
The Macca's burger bit is interesting - backs up the fact that you can leave a tub of margarine out in the open and nothing will grow on it, or go near it as it is, chemically, one molecule from being tupperware...PLASTIC! I assume Macca's burgers are similar.....