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10 Sure Fire Ways to Get More Antioxidants in Your Diet

May 3, 2012 in Blog Posts, General Wellness, Healthy Foods, Uncategorized by Jerrell

It’s no secret that antioxidants are incredibly beneficial to good health. It’s believed the antioxidants in food can help prevent cancer, reverse or slow aging, enhance your immune system, increase your energy and improve heart and other organ health. Given all we know about antioxidants and their beneficial properties, it’s amazing more people don’t get enough fruits and vegetables, the primary sources of antioxidants. Experts recommend a minimum of 5 servings of fruits and vegetables daily, but say getting 7-10 servings is best. There are 10 steps to getting more […]

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8 Proven Ways to Minimize Stress and Limit Its Health Effects

April 19, 2012 in Blog Posts, General Wellness, Spirituality by Jerrell

Here are 8 ways to help reduce your stress…see if you can think of a few more! 1. Think positively – Studies indicate that optimism or pessimism may affect your quality of life. Optimism enables you to cope better with stressful situations, likely reducing the effects of stress on your body. 2. Change your emotional response – Managing stress doesn’t mean eliminating stressors from your life. It means developing positive strategies for dealing with stress to avoid negative consequences. Think about stress as your reaction to an event, rather than the event itself. This makes it easier […]

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April is National Stress Awareness Month

April 17, 2012 in Blog Posts, General Wellness by Jerrell

Take time to unwind…It’s healthy to relax, renew, and rejuvenate.  Stress happens. Sometimes it’s unavoidable, at times it’s unbearable. That’s why taking time for yourself is a necessity. Stress does not merely afflict your mind; it can also affect you on a cellular level. In fact, long-term stress can lead to a wide range of illnesses – from headaches to stomach disorders to depression – and can even increase the risk of serious conditions like stroke and heart disease. Understanding the mind/stress/health connection can help you better manage stress and improve […]