Fit Tips




Trying to lose weight? Avoid eating in front of the T.V., while reading, while using the computer etc.. When you are distracted while eating, you tend to eat more than you need without realizing it.

Exercising with your kids is not only a great way to spend quality time, but also teaches them the importance of looking after yourself at an early age.

Vitamin A helps strengthen the body's immune system as well as assisting in maintaining healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, skin and mucous membranes. It can be found in such foods as cantaloupe, broccoli, spinach, and carrots.

Schedule your workouts ahead of time in your daily-planner like you would a meeting or appointment. Try writing the day and time of your workouts a few weeks in advance, and if you need to cancel one, reschedule it right away!

Even when you're "too tired", get out there and exercise. Exercising helps to energize us, so chances are you'll feel better afterwards.

Omega-3 fatty acids such as those found in fish, have a surprising number of health benefits: they have been shown to improve heart health, reduce hypertension, improve rheumatoid arthritis, and improve depression, among others.

Berries are high in antioxidants, which help neutralize cell-damaging, free radical molecules in the body. Blueberries, cranberries and blackberries are at the top of the list.

Free radicals are unstable molecules that can be damaging to other molecules and cells within the body. Antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamins C, E, and A, work to eliminate these free radicals from the body reducing the damage they cause.

Vitamin B12 has been found to form and maintain the nervous system, as well as build and maintain the protective coating around nerves. For these reasons, it is believed that Vitamin B12 helps to protect the brain and keep it functioning at a healthy level.

Dark turkey meat contains more calories than white turkey meat.


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