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Stronger Mind, Body, and Presence – Mindful Muscle Blog -

Stronger Mind, Body, and Presence – Mindful Muscle Blog - | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it

Some health experts believe that our pH balance is extremely important, others say it is essential, there are a few who clearly state that it is a matter of life and death.

 

An understanding of how to keep your blood in an alkaline range is important for maintaining good health. Your body doesn’t just “find” the balance it works extremely hard to create it.

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By eating a more alkaline diet (leafy greens, wheatgrass, veggies, sprouts, avocados, juicing, green smoothies, soups) as opposed to an acidic diet (high in animal products, processed carbs, refined sugar, and booze, cigs and coffee), we flood our bodies with chlorophyll, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and oxygen. http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-3400/What-You-Need-to-Know-About-pH.html

 

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Eating Mistakes Busy Moms Make - Eat + Run (usnews.com)

Eating Mistakes Busy Moms Make - Eat + Run (usnews.com) | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it

Letting healthy eating habits slide because you feel you're too busy isn't an excuse, but rather a recipe for disaster. Here are several mistakes mom's make that can pack on the pounds. Luckily, it's not too late to take action.

Mistake 1. Noshing and Nibbling

Mistake 2. Dying for Drive-Thru

Mistake 3. Skimping on Shut-Eye

Mistake 4. Eating While Stressed

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6 healthy protein choices when cutting back on red meat - Harvard Health Publications

6 healthy protein choices when cutting back on red meat - Harvard Health Publications | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it

"Meat-heavy diets have been linked to increased risks of developing heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. New findings from two long-term studies now indicate that eating lots of meat, especially processed meat, may also shorten your life. ... Replacing one serving a day of red meat with one of these 6 options reduced mortality in the study by 7% to 19%". fish, chicken, nuts, turkey, beans, low fat dairy products, whole grains

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RxKitchen: healing begins at home with these 7 tips

RxKitchen: healing begins at home with these 7 tips | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it

One quarter of what you eat keeps you alive. The other three quarters keep your doctor alive. —Egyptian Proverb Joints and muscles feeling achy and tender? Experiencing extreme mood swings for no apparent reason? Random migraines got you bedridden mid-day? Before you head to the doctor or medicine cabinet, first consider taking a trip to the grocery store.

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Chia seeds: Health with a crunchy taste

Chia seeds: Health with a crunchy taste | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it
Chia seeds are a great source of antioxidants and valuable nutrients. They can be added easily to your diet and offer many health benefits.
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8 Rules to Eat By

8 Rules to Eat By | skillful means for conscious living | Scoop.it

After reading Michael Pollan's book, In Defense of Food, I thought it would be useful to share... eat real food, avoiding all of these food-like substitutes that good marketers are trying to make us eat. So if you think your grandmother would not recognize a particular item in the supermarket, probably it is not food.

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