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Why New Blood Cells Help Rejuvenate the Body

Why New Blood Cells Help Rejuvenate the Body

We’re going to have a quick health lesson today.  It’s a quick overview of how the body creates new blood cells.  Why am I doing this?  Because creating new blood cells are key to repairing and rejuvenating the body.  Along with weak bones, a low red blood count can leave the body feeling tired and drained.  It’s important that you…

The Downsides of Eating Until You’re Full

The Downsides of Eating Until You’re Full

Why are the French skinny even though they love bread and pastries?  It’s because their portions are smaller.  They don’t eat meals that look like the one pictured above.   Like many of you, I used to eat until I was full.  Besides being told to eat everything on my plate, I was also a growing boy where I needed…

Is the Sun Healthy?

Is the Sun Healthy?

Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors!  But wait!  How can we if the sun is out?  For the past few decades, we’ve been scared into thinking the sun is harmful.  But just recently, there have been reports that some exposure is good.  As much as I believe the sun can cause serious damage to the…

How to Eat Your Vegetables – Part Two

How to Eat Your Vegetables – Part Two

I never enjoyed vegetables growing up, but as I grew older, I found ways to sneak them into my diet.  And even better, I started to enjoy them.  Since one of the reasons to eat vegetables is for our health, we should try to eat the ones that help us the most.   The More Colorful, The Better As I…

How to Eat Your Vegetables – Part One

How to Eat Your Vegetables – Part One

I know I have a health blog, but I have a few confessions that I would like to share.    I Don’t Crave Vegetables!   I’m sure there are some who would be surprised to hear this, but I don’t crave vegetables or a salad.  I will say that I try to eat a salad every day regardless if it’s…

How Do Breathing Exercises Help?

How Do Breathing Exercises Help?

I’m not sure what percentage of the population has this problem, but sometimes I have a problem relaxing.  Between raising two kids and trying to get as much done as possible during the day, I often find myself getting a little anxious.  This result is being more stressed than I should.  And being frazzled is not healthy for the body. …

How Many Meals Should You Eat A Day?

How Many Meals Should You Eat A Day?

There’s a lot of debate on how many meals should be eaten during the day.  Some say that many small meals will keep your metabolism rate up, while some say fasting lowers your calorie intact.  All I know is how my body reacts to both.  What I find is the right balance is four meals a day and there’s a…

The Best Workout!

The Best Workout!

Remember the days when you could run as fast as you could?  Well, those days are still in reach.  The only difference is that you can do them in the swimming pool.  I know many of you already heard of water aerobics, but this is not the same.  My water exercises are the same workout that I used to do…