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Health tips I learned from my mother


My mother took up running as a sport at age 40. Several years later, my father died, and she became a widow at 47.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Body weight training will be a leading trend in 2013

PUSH-UP, a back-to-basic exercise, is a hot fitness trend. HTTP://CDN.HIVEHEALTHMEDIA.COM

According to the much-awaited annual worldwide survey of fitness trends recently released by the American College of Sports Medicine and completed by 3,346 health and fitness professionals from every continent, body weight training, which includes basic exercise moves like squats, push-ups and planks, appears in the top 10 for the first time.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Make that holiday checklist a healthy one


The holiday season is upon us and we have every reason to celebrate. However, there are many who consider this time as a license to overdo the merry-making. We all know where the extreme can take us. And we have been informed about the dos and don’ts of wining, dining and partying.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

You are not doomed to your genetic fate


Q: MY NAILS KEEP breaking. Help! A: The condition of your nails can tell a story. It also reveals your eating habits. It’s like bone health that depends on your diet. Nail health is the same.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

Will a boot camp-style workout work for you?


If you can only devote 30-60 minutes, three days a week, to your exercise program, you might want something that will help you lose fat faster, build muscle, and at the same time improve your endurance, core, strength and flexibility.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Q & A on practical wellness


Ask and I answer. In the ever-changing and expanding world of wellness, remedies and approaches old and new emerge and reemerge in a brand new light.

Posted: October 22nd, 2012 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

Staying slim and keeping healthy the natural way


How can one look and feel younger than one’s actual chronological age? Are there remedies or therapies that can strengthen one’s immune system against disease? Is there a smarter way to live one’s life in order to outsmart the passage and the ravages of time? The answer is yes to all these questions.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

Loving your body is the real secret to weight loss

UNREALISTIC weight goals are manifestations of a poor body image. WWW.PREVENTION.COM

Exercising and eating right to achieve a healthy weight are major goals for an improved lifestyle. But exercising and dieting to the point of compromising one’s health, relationships, self-esteem and even life will never solve your body issues.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

How to stay young, inside and out

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Writing this wellness column continues to be a joyful journey toward the fulfillment of my own personal advocacy—to keep all of us young and healthy. The fountain of youth and its secrets are only for those who truly believe that age is just a number, and then some. First, it’s exactly what the song says—let’s [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

The most common diet and exercise mistakes of fathers


We are encouraging all the fathers out there to try a different approach to changing their lifestyle so that they enjoy spending more time with family. They can also become more productive and reach their full potential, regardless of age, economic status and background. However, it’s not enough to exercise regularly or eat right. They [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

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