Health

This Trainer Shows How to Get a Full-Body Workout in at the Gym With Just 4 Exercises — POPSUGAR Fitness

A post shared by Stefanie Williams ✨ (@stef_fit) on Jul 12, 2018 at 5:51am PDT This one's a sweaty one, guys. If you're looking to change up your gym routine, we've found the perfect one for you, courtesy of fitness influencer and trainer… 85 more words via This Trainer Shows How to Get a Full-Body Workout… Continue reading This Trainer Shows How to Get a Full-Body Workout in at the Gym With Just 4 Exercises — POPSUGAR Fitness

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Health

Diets – The Mediteranean Diet to Prevent Frailty

I thought this was fascinating and wanted to share it with you!

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Frailty is a clinical syndrome and is predictive of falls, declining mobility, and death.

The Mediterranean Diet emphasizes plant food (fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, nuts and seeds, olives) and includes moderate fish consumption with low dairy, red meat, and processed meat.  Sound familiar?  Olive oil is the primary fat source.  In addition, it also includes a low to moderate amount of wine with meals 🙂

After analyzing several research studies, the results showed that older adults who closely followed the Mediterranean Diet reduced the risk of frailty by 56%!

Researchers continue to examine frailty and diets and believe that the Mediterranean Diet’s effect on older adults is due to its anti-inflammatory effect as a protective mechanism.

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Health

8 Healthy Desserts to Get You In the Summer Mood

Healthy, delicious food to get you in the mood for summer!

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With summer on the way, people are all about the #BBG and the healthy lifestyle. In case you are anything like me and had to Google what #BBG means, it means #BinkiniBodyGuide well at least that’s what my research brought me to!

Now, I am graduating soon as most of you know and graduating is very stressful. When most people are stressed, they don’t eat or have to eat. I am of the latter. I tend to crave sweets or carbs, but with Summer on the way, neither are very good for me. So, here is a list of some healthy alternatives to the normal desserts and sweets you crave.

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream 

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Mental Health

Am I Pretty Enough?

Body dysmorphic disorder, also known as BDD, is a mental disorder in which the person can not stop thinking about one or more perceived defects in their appearance.  They may also feel like they have a defect that for others is less noticeable.  They may feel so embarrassed or worried about themselves that they tend… Continue reading Am I Pretty Enough?