New Year…New Ideas!

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Are you currently trying to find better ways to eat?
Celebrations are no excpetion when you are trying to stay on the Healthy Wagon. Believe me, there are plenty of recipes out there to eat better without sacrificing the fun.
Here is a post I did on respecting healthier ways of eating, if not for yourself, for those you care for on a daily basis.
Making Healthier Choices at your Next Birthday Party

High Blood Pressure? Fix it!

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My mom has high blood pressure. Her first instinct, as many of us have, is to go to the doctor so we can be prescribed a pill and given some diet advice…no salt, no fat…

The thing is, we all know this. But how often do we take matters into our own hands and allow the body to take care of itself?

It isn’t in the make up of the human body to be diseased. This happens from the choices we make as people. Whether it is the food we eat, the lack of exercise, or even our environment, we hold the power to destroy our body as much as heal it.

Think I am a quack yet? lol

Let me tell you a little bit of a story. As I mentioned above, my mom was diagnosed with high blood pressure and A Fib problems. They added a handful of medications for this and that to the mess she already has been taking for her Lupus and arthritis.
I did some research. Okay, a lot of research on ways to help her get her body back on track. This is what we tried (and her doctor told her to keep doing it!):
Astragalas
Feverfew
CoQ10
Colostrum
She was already taking Omega3 supplements also.

Taking these for a couple of weeks, she noticed a big difference and dropped a couple of her medications. She just didn’t need them.
If you, or another you love suffers from high blood pressure, check out my latest article and get back to the land of the living!
Three Tricks to Lowering your Blood Pressure Naturally

What about the Paleo Lifestyle?

This post is very near and dear to my heart. I have been in the process of converting my family over to eating more of the Paleo way. With the amount of processed foods on the rise and illness as well, I felt it was time to make some changes. Whether they are right or wrong, no one really knows. It is more of how you feel. I have enjoyed changing my diet up and I do feel better for it.

Now my goal is to help my mom…

Take a peek! This is a really neat article, even if I do say so myself. lol

http://holisticlifestylecommunityblog.blogspot.com/2012/12/some-benefits-of-paleo-lifestyle-as.html#.UMn-UINQW_x

Taking Care of Yourself…

So with the holidays here, it is more important now than it ever has been to avoid some of those foods that might tend to bog you down and create the “catch up” phase in January where you resolve to chase health and feel better. In this article, I wrote about how the nutritional requirements change for your body as you grow older and a manipulation of your diet should happen. However, many tips can be applied to anyone reading. Happy Holidays!

http://www.seniorszen.com/blog/2012/12/10/seniors-friendly-tips-ultra-healthy-diet

 

Needs change as you Grow Older, You Know…

http://www.healthresource4u.com/important-supplements-for-seniors.html

There is a lot of great info in this one, especially if you are getting older or are taking care of a parent! We don’t realize how the body changes through the years and its demands change as well.

Thanks for reading!  🙂