Relieving PMS Symptoms with Natural Therapies

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a collection of physical and emotional symptoms related to a woman’s menstrual cycle.  It is a common problem affecting 3 out of 4 women’s everyday lives (75% of all women!). The specific emotional and physical symptoms that characterize PMS vary from woman to woman, but they generally leave a feeling of discomfort.

In everyday life, it is very important to hear what your body is telling you and for you to be in-sync with your body’s ques. This will also help in identifying Continue reading

Run for your lives…literally [Part 2]

Decades of solid science confirm that exercise improves health and can extend your life. So here I will be talking about how to structure your exercise regimen to get full benefits.

The minimum exercise threshold for good health is burning 700 – 1000 kcal/week. This corresponds to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) recommendations of 150-250 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise per week. Even 30 minutes of moderate exercise (you need to work up a sweat) per day can help prevent diseases like heart disease, diabetes, depression, and several types of cancer, particularly breast and colon cancers.

Exercise may help prevent, fight Parkinson’s disease.

Regular exercise can also help you sleep better, reduce stress, control your weight, brighten your mood and sharpen your mental functioning

Do something that you know you can follow!

Set realistic goals for yourself

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Run for your lives…literally

A lot of people have various symptoms that they describe to me, almost all of which can be solved with exercise. I want to shed some light on how muscle aches, lack of focus and building tension can be relieved with exercise.

Exercise clears your head from the clutter of the day

Both your muscles and brain will get a sweet relief from the activities of the day that are routine actions and move in new ways that gets them happy making them release hormones that make you happy 🙂

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Forgetting yourself in the details

Yes it is right, you have to eat right to get all those vitamins, antioxidants, polyphenols … to boost so many aspects of your health and well being.

But don’t forget the basics!

Ask yourself daily;

  • Did you take in enough water?
  • Are you feeling tense? What is the purpose of this tension?
  • Did you eat beyond your “I am full” signal?
  • WHY did you do so? Is this something recurring?

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An Immune Boosting Food Guide

Load your diet with NUTRIENTS to fortify your immune system and choose foods that are easy to digest by incorporating these 10 tips in your weekly meal plan.

The MOTHER of all antioxidant rich foods are BEANS. They contain even more disease fighting antioxidants than the media promoted berries. You will get top benefits with the small red bean, red kidney bean, pinto bean. Try to get beans in your weekly diet around 2 times per week. These also include lentils, fava beans and chickpeas.

Second in line come berries in all forms and colors.
The problem with berries is Continue reading