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Best Home Workout Routines for Strength, Yoga, and Cardio

Even if you don’t have a lot of money to spend on equipment you can get in shape and improve strength at home. The problem is that it is easy to get bored or uninspired and start to miss days.  That’s where variety comes in. I use everything from jump ropes and hikes outdoors to

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How to Find a Chiropractor You Can Trust

Are You Afraid to go to a Chiropractor? I have had a few experiences with chiropractors, some great, and some not good at all. Finding a chiropractor who is legitimate can be a little tricky. But then again, finding any medical professional who really has your best interests at heart can be a challenge. But

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Naturopathic Medicine Treats the Whole Person

You might be wondering what a naturopathic doctor does and I was too until I met Dr. Rebecca Green, the Clinical Director of Peninsula Integrative Medicine. I did my externship for my medical assisting certificate at the Mountain View Los Altos Adult School, (MVLA). I wanted to work in an alternative clinic and was lucky

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Easy Everyday Habits to Achieve Holistic Health

Modern medicine sends a message that health is mainly about the absence of disease and illness. We all want to avoid illness, but being truly healthy is so much more. Holistic health is mental, physical, and spiritual, and it comes from ways you nourish yourself – not just from how you treat illness.  The good

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Fasting Journal Day 9 the End of the Fast & How to Refeed

Weight after eating a melon last night: 154.8,  Starting weight was 168. But of course, this isn’t really measuring fat loss to lean muscle loss. I decided I’d had enough of feeling listless and weak. I didn’t feel like I could stand another night of going to bed hungry. Restocking the fridge I went out

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Water Fasting Journal Day 6: Consious Eating

Temp: 96.1 BP: 120/90 Weight: 159 From now on in things should get a bit easier. I should be burning fat and sparing muscle efficiently through ketosis. Reasons for this fast Losing weight for my health is one of my reasons for doing a longer fast. Plaque begins to dissolve inside the arteries rapidly causing

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Review of Spud Fit Mono-Diet

I found the Spud Fit potato mono-diet while cruising YouTube for whole foods diet inspiration. I was having trouble with food cravings and wanted to find a way to stay on a healthy whole foods diet and get free of sugar and processed food for good. The Spud Fit Mono-Diet After watching an inspiring interview

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Pilates VS Yoga
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Pilates Versus Yoga – What’s the Difference?

Many people think that Pilates and Yoga are the same. But even though some of the body positions look similar, the experience of doing Pilates versus Yoga is totally different. Pilates and Yoga can complement each other because they each emphasize different types of movement and different fitness and mental goals. What is Yoga? Hatha

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Fasting Journal: Day 4, Absolute Dry Fast Day 3

Weight 159.2 (starting weight 168, not fat loss, mostly water so far) Blood pressure 140/80 Temperature: 96.1 Waist 30 in and thigh 23 in Ketosis has finally started on day four of the fast Ketosis level moderate/high 4.5 to 5 range. It’s interesting to see that ketosis did not actually kick in until day 4

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