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Mental fitness via gardening?

Mental fitness via gardening? “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin, late nineteenth century author and Poet Laureate Alfred might have been on to something, especially when considering a mode of achieving personal growth called horticultural…

5 Great Ways to De-Stress

Did you know that stress is related to illness? “In addition to the trademark tight shoulders, irritability and clenched jaw, day-in and day-out stress wreaks havoc on our eating habits, wears down our immune systems, leading to colds and disease, and even turns hormones and nerve chemicals topsy-turvy, contributing to weight gain, memory loss and depression” – Food & Mood by…

Fill Up on Fiber

Do you know that Fiber — is a type of carbohydrate that the body can’t digest and yet is so important to eat? Why would I stress eating something that your body can’t absorb? Well, therein lays the trick: Fiber actually does a lot for you. It helps move food along quickly so it doesn’t stagnate, thus preventing toxins from…

Inflamation

Did you know that Inflammation is Linked to: Heart Disease Arthritis Cancer Dementia Macular Degeneration Stroke Diabetes So what is inflammation? It’s the response of body tissues to injury or irritation characterized by swelling. When the vessels and fine capillaries are inflamed, insulin cannot effectively deliver sugar to the muscles cells for energy.  Instead, insulin stores the sugar as fat. …

fuq.monster a creampie after a workout.