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Daily Archives: January 1, 2011

By: rjeter

    I recently met with an individual who was in need of financial guidance. She had spoken to so many financial professionals that she became confused and did nothing. Unfortunately, too many people have the same experience   and end up doing nothing. It’s crucial to have a financial plan. As you prepare to be financially proactive in 2011, here are…

By: rjeter

Drinking water  at the correct  time maximizes its effectiveness on the body. After waking up (2 glasses) – helps activate internal organs. 30 minutes before a meal (1 glass) – helps the digestive system. Before taking a bath (1 glass) – lowers blood pressure. Before going to bed (1 glass)  – avoids stroke or heart attack. Try it and see!…

By: rjeter

Did you know the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can actually lead to long term weight gain?  We all know that one of the best parts of the holiday season is the food. We eat things we don’t normally eat and begin to gain extra pounds. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, the average weight gain over…

By: rjeter

DID YOU KNOW? The digestive system is made up of a series of hollow organs that connect to form a digestive tract from the mouth to the anus. Food digestion starts in your mouth and then goes through your esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, colon, and rectum. Two other organs, the liver and the pancreas, contribute important digestive juices….

By: rjeter

The winter season and its inclement weather can certainly keep us from enjoying outdoor activities and exercise.  If it’s an ice storm or cold rain, indoor activities certainly are the best option. However, if it SNOWS…try making it an opportunity for outdoor fun and exercise for the entire family! Any type of exercise, i.e. walking, shoveling, sweeping, or playing in…

By: rjeter

    Rhonda Dews Murrill has been with “Born To Move”(BTM) since its inception. She has been a writer, an advisor and the associate editor.  Rhonda has a keen eye for details.  She proofs articles from a reader’s perspective, as well as from a fitness standpoint.  While being the unsung hero in the background, she is very instrumental in making sure…

By: rjeter

1.   Food is fuel for your body. Don’t be cheap. Demand the best! It is more expensive to eat healthy, but if you base your diet on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans, you’ll find that these simple ingredients don’t break the bank. Fresh foods taste better and will give you more bang for your buck nutrition-wise. Also make sure…

By: rjeter

  1/4  cup plain yogurt 1/2  cup oatmeal 2  tablespoons of honey   Directions ?  Finely grind the oatmeal in a blender or food processor.  Set aside. ?   In a small bowl, stir together honey and yogurt, and then add ground oatmeal. ?  Mix thoroughly until a smooth paste consistency has been reached. ?   Smooth over your face and neck….

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According to Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD, these foods are beneficial to your skin and hair: *  Olive Oil                  *  Oatmeal                       *  Turmeric *  Honey                      *  Pumpkin                      *  Salmon *  Seaweed                   *  Green Tea                    *  Aloe *  Acai Berries  

By: rjeter

Organic produce is grown without using most pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, fertilizers made from sewage sludge, or irradiation.  Also animals raised for organic poultry, meat, eggs, and dairy products aren’t given antibiotics or growth hormones.  These foods must meet criteria set by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  There are 4 different ways to classify organic foods:  100% organic—All ingredients are…