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How to Eat Kosher and Stay in Shape

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Eating kosher is not just about complying with traditional Jewish dietary laws, but research is now recognizing the full health benefits of this meal plan. The Jewish book of sacred texts or Torah has outlined the kosher nutritional pattern, which is essentially a strict framework of rules. These rules pertain to how food should be sourced, processed, cooked, and served …

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4 in 10 brits ‘obsess’ over calorie counting

4 in 10 brits ‘obsess’ over calorie counting in a bid to achieve a healthy diet –  BUT new research shows little understanding of the importance of nutrients The study of 2,000 adults found more than a quarter are actively logging their intake on a phone app – with one in five also admitting they check every product they buy …

How to improve self-discipline

If you want to know how to improve self-discipline, read on… All desire, impulses, physical sensations, etc. are driven by your mind Imagine you are happy now, and you can make yourself happier. It’s not about what you are going through, rather it is what you THINK about your experience that counts – it is your thoughts that lead to …

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The best online exercise classes to keep fit

I’ve put on weight in the last few months. It doesn’t help working from home and being only steps from my kitchen. I also tend to eat when I am bored or feeling stressed. I decided this week that I need to look into online exercise classes to help me get fit and boost my mood. I also need to …

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The best diet for good health and losing weight

For the third year in a row, the Mediterranean diet has been named the best diet overall in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings..   There’s NO CALORIE counting. Oilive oil instead of butter. Fish and poultry instead of red meat. Fruit and nuts welcome too (not too many nuts though – not more than a handful per day). The focus is on fresh …

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Here Are The Healthiest Recipes For Losing Weight While Feeling Full

by Tariq Gardezi   We get it — losing weight is hard. In fact, few things are more difficult than completing altering your lifestyle and food consumption in order to achieve better physical fitness. However, the results are well worth it. If you’re struggling to lose some weight and need some advice on the healthiest recipes to switch your eating …

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Innovative gadgets for mental health

I found these two clever gadgets and wanted to share with you – I am not sure how effectve they are but I am always looking for new inventions and clever ideas related to mental health.   Reveal is a wearable device specifically aimed at those on the autistic spectrum. It measures and tracks anxiety in a bid to help …

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How to lose weight without working out

If you want to lose weight, you must exercise. This is one of the biggest lies of our times. While exercising is one of the best things you can do for your health, it’s not mandatory for losing weight. According to a recent study, working out cannot protect you from the harmful effects that sugar and fat have on your weight.  The most …

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5 Tips to Help You Lose Weight Faster for Your Wedding

Chances are that you have your wedding planned out at least half a year (six months) to your big day. As such, you want to be the crown of the occasion. This period is enough to lose weight and be the most beautiful you have been on your big day. As a word of caution, you really don’t need to …

No more new year’s resolutions

There are many reasons why you should make no more new year’s resolutions. Research shows that less than 10% of people actually manage to maintain their New Year Resolutions. The psychological impact of starting out the New Year by failing to keep up a New Year resolution can inhibit an optimistic attitude and cause self critical thinking. The most common resolutions …