33 Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Here are healthy lifestyle tips you can incorporate into your daily life to promote your health and well-being. Some are tips that you should implement on a daily basis and others are minor changes you can make to your life to foster healthy living.

  1. Daily exercise is one of the most important healthy lifestyle tips. Exercise on a daily basis for at least 30 minutes per day. Brisk walk, aerobics, or just any kind of bodily movement can do wonders for your health.
  2. You should sleep 6 to 8 hours per day. This will help your body to replenish itself and gives your body time to rebuild its cells. Lack of sleep make you feel tired and affect your eating habits. Adequate sleep is essential for your overall health and well-being.
  3. Eat a well-balanced diet. Increase your intake of fruits and vegetables. Avoid foods that are processed and reduce your intake of foods that are high in fat, sodium and sugar.
  4. Maintaining a healthy weight will help you look better and reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes.
  5. Have a positive outlook. People who are positive tend to have better health and success in life then those who are negative thinkers.
  6. Maintain a balanced lifestyle. There should be a balance between your work time and your leisure time. Remind yourself, “All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.”
  7. Stop smoking. It is harmful to your health. It can cause heart disease, lungs cancer, and premature aging.
  8. Meditation can help reduce stress, because it helps quiet your mind. Even if you just meditate 15 minutes per day, the result will amaze you.
  9. Reduce your intake of alcohol. It is best if you could avoid it, but if you cannot, make sure that you only consume alcohol in moderation (a glass of wine or a can of beer per day).
  10. Surround yourself with friends and family members who are supportive. A research by Australian scientist suggested that people who have friends that they can count on to be there for them, live longer. (As reported by the BBC news
  11. Manage stress by doing meditation, breathing exercises, listening to music, etc. Stress, left not managed, can lead to tension and pain in your body and threaten your health and well-being.
  12. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water daily to help you with the digestion of food, absorption of nutrients, and the elimination of toxins from your body.
  13. Take daily vitamins, mineral and herbal supplements to maintain your overall health or deal with your specific health problems.
  14. Find things to laugh about on a daily basis. Laughter releases endorphins, boost your immune system, increases blood flow and relaxes your body.
  15. Spending 5 to 10 minutes per day to practice deep breathing can improve your overall health. Deep breathing reduces stress, relaxes your muscles, improve your oxygen intake and delivery to all your organs and stimulate your lymphatic system.
  16. Avoid your exposure to toxins like pesticides, molds, fungus and heavy metals like lead, mercury, aluminum, etc.
  17. Eat complex carbohydrates and avoid simple carbohydrates like white bread, sugar, white rice, etc.
  18. Eat organically grown fruits and vegetables, if possible, to avoid getting exposed to pesticides.
  19. Life is too short so you should follow your bliss. People who are happy and have a fulfilled life tend to be healthier and live longer.
  20. Avoid people who talk about illnesses.
  21. Get outside and spend your time in the open air daily, if possible. Exposing yourself to fresh air and sunshine on a daily basis is beneficial to your health.
  22. Be appreciative of your life, your health and whatever you have. Gratitude is good for your soul as well as your health.
  23. Choose happiness and health. Make it your dominant intention to focus on things that make your life healthy and happy.
  24. See yourself healthy and happy in your mind’s eyes.
  25. Forgive yourself and others. Bearing grudges is bad for your health and well-being.
  26. Remind yourself that it is natural for you to be healthy. Health is your natural state, not sickness.
  27. Have a raw food diet day, a day where eat only unprocessed and uncooked foods, once or twice a month. This way you give your body a break from all the food additives and preservatives. Make sure that you consume only organic foods.
  28. Try alternative medicine like acupuncture, aromatherapy, reflexology, etc.
  29. Practice yoga. It’s good for both your body and mind.
  30. Fasting once in a while is a good way to detox your body and gives your digestive system some time off.
  31. Do not worry. Worry will not help you solve your problem and it is not good for your health. Worry is the main causes of many physical ailments that send people to hospitals. Remember that most of the things that you worry about will probably never happen anyway. “Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which will never happen. ~James Russel Lowell”
  32. Expect to be healthy and do not expect to be sick.
  33. Accept yourself, your capability and your shortcomings.

87 Practical Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Listed below are 87 extremely practical ways in which you can certainly boost your metabolism and at the same time maintain a natural, healthy course to losing weight and staying fit.

  1. Do not try to go in for any quick weight loss programs. While you may lose quite a few pounds to begin with, you may drastically have altered your metabolism making it difficult for you to hope for any long-term weight loss.
  2. Taking the proper amount of carbohydrates (especially complex carbohydrates) in your meal is very important. Understand what is the right portion for your and ensure that you have it in every meal.
  3. Choose fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables over canned ones. While frozen ones are almost as nutritious as the fresh ones, canned ones not only contain sodium, they also lose some nutrients in the water they are canned in.
  4. Make sure you add enough vegetables and proteins to your diet.
  5. Yogurts and legumes are rich in carbohydrates and proteins and form excellent additions to any meal.
  6. Most muffins are filled with too much fat and sugar and can cause you to put on weight if eaten frequently.
  7. Some pretzels can bring in fairly hefty calories into your body – avoid them, even the non-butter ones.
  8. Sodas are a bad way of taking in calories. They tend to leave you high but at the end of it, leave you feeling very low and very hungry having used up all the calories.
  9. Sugar is sugar – providing plenty of calories but no nutrients. Do not be tricked by advertisements claiming that brown sugar is better than white sugar. They are essentially the same and you need to watch out for how much sugar you consume.
  10. Make it simple to include veggies in your diet – top your pizzas with plenty of vegetables and include plenty of veggies in your pasta dish as well.
  11. Studies have shown that people who take in more calcium in their diets are inclined to lose more weight than those who take diets deficient in calcium.
  12. Parmesan cheese has fewer calories per gram and should used as a topping rather than calorie heavy salad dressing.
  13. Similarly replace the fattening salad dressing with some plain vinegar or lemon juice.
  14. Try replacing the cream in any of the recipes by the non-fat dairy creamer.
  15. Eating healthy lean proteins is very important to speeding up the metabolism and losing weight. The body takes up a lot of calories in breaking down lean proteins and so they are excellent means to boosting the body’s metabolism. Proteins also help tremendously in the toning and strengthening of muscles and as such serve a dual purpose.
  16. Never skip breakfasts. Your body tends to be far hungrier and will crave for food. This will force you into making the wrong food choices and you may end up eating more calorie-heavy food than what you would have done, had you had your breakfast.
  17. Many people do not eat breakfast in the morning simply because they have no time for it and always feel rushed for office. The simplest solution to this is to get something simple ready from the night before.
  18. If you are used to having regular breakfasts in the morning, you may be surprised to find yourself a little hungry sometime later in the morning. This is actually good news because then it means that your body has started speeding up the rate of metabolism.
  19. Try not to eat very heavy meals but instead eat smaller meals more frequently. Try to include the proper servings of carbohydrates, proteins and fats in all your meals. The key to firing up one’s metabolism is to eat more frequently than what one is used to and not more food than what one used to.
  20. After starving for a long time, people tend to eat more than what they would normally do and take in extra calories. As a solution, many watch what they eat even when they are hungry and do not over eat thinking that this is a solution. However, starvation almost always leads to a slowing down of the metabolism rate and however little you may eat still may lead to weight gain.
  21. Snacks like peanut butter on a low-fat whole grain muffin help keep you full and satisfied for a longer period of time thus reducing hunger pangs.
  22. By eating smaller frequent meals, you are effectively reducing the size of your stomach. You will find yourself feeling full even after eating little. This reduces the number of calories being taken in and less fat being stored.
  23. While it is important to eat smaller and frequent meals, it is also important to eat them at the right time and watch what you eat in every meal. There is no point in having a well-balanced breakfast and then have a snack of French fries.
  24. You should aim to have small meals every two to four hours and should certainly not stay hungry for more than four to five hours; else your metabolism will distinctly slow down.
  25. The suggestion of eating more meals may seem contrary to our goals of wanting to lose weight. However, the idea is to spread what we normally eat, over the day and make the meals more balanced, with the proper servings of proteins and carbohydrates.
  26. One of the simplest ways of speeding up our metabolism is by drinking plenty of water. Insufficient water can make the body feel dehydrated and its activity levels come down, thereby reducing the metabolism rate. It is therefore important to drink adequate amounts of water.
  27. Water does not have any side effects unlike the power beverages and yet people ignore water while spending thousands on these fancy products. Water also helps us eat and digest our food more easily. We feel full quickly and fibrous foods are digested more easily, enhancing metabolism.
  28. Water does not contain any calories and therefore should be preferred to any other kind of beverage especially for quenching thirst.
  29. It is better to eat fresh fruits than drink fruit juices since they contain more sugar and water than actual fruit juice.
  30. Regular exercise can go a long way in toning muscles and increasing metabolism.
  31. Include some weight training in your regular workouts. Even lifting light weights regularly can help your muscles to a large extent.
  32. If you are looking for variety in your activities, always look for something that will help you firm, tone and strengthen your muscle mass. That way you can ensure that the body is consistently burning up your calories.
  33. Any regular activity or exercise is going to expend calories. Whether you are able to actually go in for regular workouts or not, try and devise methods by which you can be involved in some or the other form of physical activity for a brief period.
  34. Exercising like hiking, biking, walking and aerobics not only have an immediate effect in the sense of the calories being burned because of the physical activity but an extended one too since the body stays warmed up for quite some time and keeps using up the calories.
  35. While it is recommended that a person get about eight hours of sleep every day, the average number of hours a person sleeps is for about six hours. This means the person is getting much less sleep than what the body needs. This can result in diminishing the metabolism rate.
  36. Inadequate sleep means less activity during the day, which can also reduce the metabolism rate. Try and get enough sleep at night. If you are not able to get enough sleep at night, try this quick solution. Grab some shuteye during the day and you will feel refreshed.
  37. Another side effect of not getting enough sleep is that it actually starts affecting your appetite. Despite eating a normal meal, you may still feel hungry and eat something extra adding up calories.
  38. Growth hormones are stunted by the lack of proper rest to the body. This also means that the growth of muscle mass will be affected and the body metabolism slows down.
  39. If you are waking up hungry in the middle of the night and then find it difficult to go back to sleep, try to keep some small snack ready to eat. Otherwise, try eating it about half an hour before you go to bed.Try not to eat food that will cause interference with a good night’s sleep. For some, it is late night coffee while for some it is spicy food.
  40. If you feel really tired after a sleepless night, you may want to reach out for a cookie to get you all fired up. But, you are more than likely to just increase your calories without getting any relief.
  41. Less sleep also means less serotonin, the chemical that helps the brain maintain its feelings of well-being and happiness. It also sets off a craving for carbohydrates, which is a surefire way of slowing down the metabolism.
  42. Exercising regularly helps relieve you of stress, helps the body fight against various disorders and of course, sets in motion the process of speeding up the body’s metabolism.
  43. Contrary to popular beliefs, by exercising you are not just burning the calories needed during that brief period. Even later on, when you are relaxing on a couch, your body will still be burning those calories.
  44. Even by merely jumping up and down, you can speed up the body’s metabolism and help it to burn those extra calories.
  45. If you are planning on taking any beverage go for water. In fact, it has been shown that alcohol has a tendency to slow down the metabolism, leading to big bellies. Hence the term ‘beer belly’.
  46. Cardiovascular exercises are great exercises since they require that you use a substantial set of your muscles in some physical activity over an extended period of time. Like swimming, biking, hiking and so on.
  47. Rather than skip dairy completely, try the skimmed, low fat or non-fat dairy products to help adjust your metabolism so that it is ready to burn more calories.
  48. It is a very good idea to determine how many calories you actually need every day. Consult a nutritionist on this one way and use the advice to understand how much of fruits, vegetable and other food products will be needed to provide you with the nutrition that you need which in turn will boost up the metabolism.
  49. Even five minutes of working out to burn some calories is much better than nothing at all. Try to give yourself no excuses and work out for at least some time on a regular basis.
  50. Research has show that our metabolism slows down the most when we are watching television. Even reading involves some activity of our body and mind and helps with the metabolic activities. Try reading when you have a chance.
  51. Though gardening may seem like an activity for the elderly, you may be surprised at the amount of physical activity involved and you may actually have fun doing this. Try taking care of the yard or wash your car yourself for some interesting and helpful physical activities that will help with the metabolism.
  52. Try to walk wherever you can. Take the flight of stairs to your office; get down from the bus a few blocks away from home and walk home; take your kids to school walking instead of driving them down.
  53. Try and exercise even when you are in the office. Just sit down and stand up a few times to fire your metabolism.
  54. Take your dog for walks or better still, gather a few more dogs that need walking and go for brisk walks.
  55. It is important that you take good carbohydrates like complex carbohydrates and lean proteins, like fish, white meat, soy protein, etc. to suitably enhance the metabolism.
  56. Never ever eat less than the recommended dietary allowance and never allow yourself to feel starved since that is a sure way of slowing down the metabolism of the body.
  57. You need not spend all the time you have allotted to exercising, in the morning itself, especially if it is making things very rushed for you. Spread your workout time over the day, not spending more than ten minutes every time. This will not only make you feel less pressured during the busy morning times but also keep your metabolism at fairly high levels throughout the day.
  58. See how you can be active even in everyday situations. Perhaps you can sweep your front porch today. May be you can walk down to your neighborhood store. Maybe you will walk to work today. These are various ways in which you can keep your metabolism at elevated levels.
  59. Maintain variety in your workouts. Never let the body settle into a routine and slow down the metabolism. Keep it off guard so that the metabolism speeds are always high.
  60. Think of exercising as another important health appointment. Just as you would not miss a doctor’s appointment, you should not miss your exercise appointment either.
  61. Spices are supposed to help with metabolism. A dash of spice to your foods can help increase your metabolism dramatically.
  62. As one ages, the muscles start to shrink. Since there are not too many muscles to maintain, the body’s metabolism starts to go down and fat starts to accumulate. Strength training will help replace fat tissue with lean muscle tissue.
  63. A personal trainer may help considerably in working out regularly and speeding up the body’s metabolism.
  64. Remember that the goal of weight training is not necessarily to develop bulging muscles but well toned muscles.
  65. Even veteran weight trainers may from time to time slip into complacency and allow their metabolism rates to slip down. It is important to have variety even in weight training to keep metabolism levels high.
  66. Try to maintain a straight posture at all times, not only are your shoulders straight but you will also need to keep your abs contracted at all times, which is an excellent workout for the abs.
  67. Crunches and push-ups are well-tested methods of burning more calories.
  68. The best way to develop a good set of well-toned muscles is to work on a specific set of muscle groups, one at a time.
  69. Always try to do those workouts you like the least at the beginning. This way you will ensure that you are completing all the exercises. If you had left the exercises you do not like to the end, chances are you may shave kipped them on occasions.
  70. If you are under stress, you may have a tendency to overeat. Recognize the real problem and deal with it.
  71. Stress also brings forth symptoms that resemble hunger. This not only means the body slows down the metabolism rate but that it will accumulate more fat.
  72. When you are stressful, you may not want to exercise or do anything enjoyable. This results in the slowing down of the metabolism.
  73. Whether you like to run on a treadmill, a rowing machine or swim, mix these up from time to time so that your body does not get used to any single exercise.
  74. All fats are not bad. Some of them provide much needed fuel to the heart and muscles. Ensure that they are taken in limited amounts to maintain the metabolism levels. Avoid using cooking oil that contain saturated fats and/or trans fats.
  75. Instead of doing almost all your shopping online, you might want to take a walk to your neighborhood shopping center from time to time.
  76. Organic foods contain fewer pesticides and less toxins leading to healthier cells and better metabolism.
  77. When you first try working out, chances are after the first few days, you will be feeling tired and reluctant to come out again. Give yourself just two minutes every time you feel that. As you start to work out, you will feel yourself warming up and you will soon be in your workout routine.
  78. When the outdoor weather is pleasant, forget about the indoor pool and indoor gym – work out outside. The extra oxygen and workouts will start to boost the metabolism.
  79. It is also believed that by staying still you are always losing fewer calories than when you are fidgeting. Try to perform some small activity if you have been sitting still for too long.
  80. You may not want to keep eating the same amount of calories every day. By changing the amount a little, you are not letting the metabolism settle into a routine.
  81. Many health experts suggest adding small but important supplements to your diet to ensure that the body’s metabolism functions smoothly and aid in the loss of weight.
  82. If you watch TV, do not use the remote control. Get up, walk over to the TV and change the channel manually.
  83. If you watch TV, do push-ups or sit-ups during the TV commercials.
  84. Turn on the music and dance wildly to the tune. This will help burn some extra calories while you are having fun.
  85. Take green tea supplement half an hour before you exercise. It has been reported to help you burn more calories during your exercise routines.
  86. When you are at home, do not keep your mobile phone with you. Keep your mobile phone some place at a distant where you can hear it ringing. This way you have to get up and walk to pick it up when it rings.
  87. On a day when you consume more calories than you should, add a bit of extra physical activity to your routine for that day and the following day.

Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss, Revised Edition

Overall Rating:

Total Customer Reviews: (0)
Seller: Amazon
The Eat To Live 2011 revised edition includes updated scientific research supporting Dr. Fuhrman's revolutionary six-week plan and a brand new chapter highlighting Dr. Fuhrman's discovery of toxic hunger and the role of food addiction in weight issues.  This new chapter provides novel and important insights into weight gain. It explains how a[Read More]

Read what customers had to say....

Schiff Glucosamine Plus MSM 1500mg – 200 Coated Tablets

Overall Rating:

Total Customer Reviews: (0)
Seller: Amazon
This formula combines Glucosamine with MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), a naturally occurring organic source of organic sulfur. Glucosamine helps provide the building blocks for healthy cartilage and maintain structural integrity of joints and connective tissue.** Glucosamine is a building block for joint fluid, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, membra[Read More]

Read what customers had to say....

Vitamins Deficiency and Its Effect on You

Vitamin Tablets
Vitamin Tablets

Most of us understand that we all need daily dosage of specific amount of vitamins and minerals for the normal functioning and the physical well-being of our bodies. If all your meals could be well-thought-out, then supplying your body with the needed vitamins and minerals wouldn’t be a problem. If that’s not the case then you may suffer from some forms vitamins deficiency. Symptoms usually appear when vitamins deficiency has been going on for a while.

If you don’t get enough vitamin B2, for example, your eyes could be watery and irritated and more sensitive to sunlight. You may experience cracked skin around the mouth area and soreness in lips and tongue. If you don’t get enough vitamin A, for example, you could experience reduced night vision and dry, irritated eyes and rough and dry skins.

Vitamins deficiency is frequently caused by eating un-balanced diet, consuming too much alcohol, stress, and certain medications and health conditions. If you feel lethargic most of the time, you are likely to be deficient in some vitamins.

I remember one time when my mom had some eyes problem, she went to see a physician and he prescribed vitamin B complex. After two months of taking daily dosage of the vitamin, her eyes problem went away. Whenever I drink alcohol, the skin at the corner of my mouth will crack and taking vitamin B complex always helps.

You may be consuming a well-balanced diet on daily basis; nevertheless, there is always a possibility that you may be lacking some vitamins. It’s always a good idea to take vitamin supplements, especially the vitamins that you may be lacking.

It’s a good idea to take a multivitamin supplement and be sure to always take it with the meal. Just be sure not over do it, because excessive amount of some vitamins and mineral can be toxic to your system. Taking excessive iron supplement, for example, can cause heart and liver damage.

If you are on medication, be sure to check with your physician to ensure that the vitamins are not going to interfere with the medication. You should educate yourself about different types of vitamins, how they affect your bodily functions and find out about different vitamins deficiency symptoms.

Whenever you can’t have a balanced diet, when you are stressed out or are in any conditions that could cause you to be lacking in some vitamins, you should turn to vitamin supplements. Vitamin and mineral supplements are by no means to replace a well-balanced diet, but to provide an added boost your nutritional requirements.

USP Labs Oxy Elite Pro, 90-capsule

Overall Rating:

Total Customer Reviews: (0)
Seller: Amazon
It’s like Jack3d in a pill with crazy fat burning! Oxy Elite Pro is pharmacist formulated to deliver fast results. Therefore it must be used with extreme caution and only by healthy adults capable of handling it's quick results and true power.

Read what customers had to say....

Get a Hobby to Relieve Stress

Despite the fact that modern technologies are making your life easier and more comfortable, the fast moving pace of today society can add tremendous stress to your life. You are so busy making your living that you seldom have time to relax. Stress can adversely affect both your physical and mental health; therefore managing stress is important for your overall well-being.

There are many hobbies that can help you alleviate your stress by distracting you from all the troubles that are distressing to your daily living. Hobbies can increase your creativity, pleasure and sense of accomplishment; but choosing the wrong hobby can further add stress to your life. You need to determine if the hobby you choose are right for you.

The most suitable hobbies are those that distract your mind from the things that are stressing you for even a short while. Be sure not to be engaged in hobbies that further add stress to your life. Do not choose hobbies that can be competitive in nature. For some, a hobby like golf can become too competitive and expensive, thus causing more stress. Gardening is hobby that can help you relax without further adding any stress.

Be sure to choose a hobby that you find pleasurable, something that you really enjoy. For example, I really enjoy collecting stamps and everything about it. There is absolutely nothing about stamp collecting that does not appeal to me. Enjoyable hobby can make you feel like time fly so fast and you will tend to forget about everything else including things that give you stress.

Choose a hobby that requires focus and attention. For example, being involved in woodworking requires that you pay full attention to the work at hand as you work on creating your masterpiece. When you put all your attention on the work at hand, you still your mind. Upon finishing your work, you will feel great sense of accomplishment, which will ultimately help you cope better with stress.
Picking the right hobby can help alleviate stress and make your life more enjoyable, while engaging in the wrong type of hobbies can further add to stress. There are numerous hobbies to choose from, therefore choose the one that is right for you. Some hobbies can even bring you financial gain.

3 Ballerina Tea Extra Strength Dieters Drink Value Pack – 54 Tea Bags (3 Boxes X 18 Tea Bags/per Box)

Overall Rating:

Total Customer Reviews: (25)
Seller: Amazon
Excellent remedy for constipation, weight control in natural way. Ingredients: Malva Verticellata (Chinese Mallow) No Caffeine No Chemical Additives Warning: This product contains Malva verticellata (Chinese Mallow) and Cassia Angustifolia (Senna) herbs. Read and follow directions carefully. Pregnant & nursing women, children, the elderly and indiv[Read More]

Read what customers had to say....

Botanical Slimming Meizitang

Overall Rating:

Total Customer Reviews: (0)
Seller: Amazon
Ingredients: Pomegranate, Konicing Nut, Gamboge Fruit, Konjac Extractive Powder, Apple, Kiwi Fruit and Sweet Potato Fiber Pomegranate is one of the strongest antioxidants found in nature. Antioxidants repair free radical damage which cause premature aging that rob the body of its youthful appearance. Koncing Nut is known to be a fat burner. It [Read More]

Read what customers had to say....

NatureBright SunTouch Plus Light and Ion Therapy Lamp

Overall Rating:

Total Customer Reviews: (0)
Seller: Amazon
.caption { font-family: Verdana, Helvetica neue, Arial, serif; font-size: 10px; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; } .headline { font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold; } ul.indent { list-style: inside disc; text-indent: 20px; } Experience the powerful healing combination of 10,000-lux light therapy and negative ion therapy with this safe, so[Read More]

Read what customers had to say....

12 Tips to Help You Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Holidays are just around the corner. It is time of the year when overeating and weight gain seems inevitable, but there are some tips you can follow to prevent putting on that excess weight on your body.

  1. First you must make up your mind that you are going to follow the steps to help avoid holiday weight gain and always plan ahead before attending any party.
  2. Never arrive at the party on an empty stomach. Before leaving your house, you should have some healthy snacks like few olives and carrot sticks or a small bowl of salads. This will help curb your appetite and will aid you in making better food choices at the party.
  3. When you arrive at the party, start out by drinking a glass of water to help further fill your stomach.
  4. Avoid alcohol drink, if possible. If you cannot avoid alcohol altogether, then just drink in moderation like just a glass of wine. Besides being empty calories, too much alcohol makes it impossible for you to be in control of your food choices.
  5. Use portion control and eat very slowly, chewing each bite of food at least twenty to thirty times. This allows your stomach time to signal your brain that you are full.
  6. Divert your attention from food by spending more time conversing with friends and families.
  7. Start out by eating healthy and low calories food, so that by the time you confront yourself with tempting higher calories food, your stomach will be filled enough that you won’t indulge in the yummy goodies that add pounds to your body.
  8. If it is a buffet party, make a point of being as far away from the buffet table as possible. It is much more difficult to control yourself if you are constantly confronted by the delectable temptations.
  9. Drink water instead of all the high calories drinks. Always have a glass of water at hand so that you could keep sipping the water throughout the party.
  10. If possible, avoid party desserts and bring your own healthy treat like low calories snack bar to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  11. Make sure to work out regularly during the holiday season to help burn off those extra holidays calories.
  12. Be aware of the signals your body gives you. If you listen carefully, you could always tell when your body is telling you that you have had enough.

Following these simple tips can help you avoid putting on the excess weight during the holiday season. Determination, moderation and commonsense is the key. Just remember that holidays are meant to be for your enjoyment, not for you to over-indulge and regret later.

Amazing 108 Years Old and Healthy

Bernando LaPallo is the  author of “Age Less, Live More” . His life offers  proof that if you live and eat the way nature intended, you will be rewarded with a long and healthy life. His diet consist of primarily raw foods, some fish and  cinnamon and he  is more alive at 109 than most people are in their 70’s and 80’s.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

You can listen to his advice, follow what make sense to you, use common sense and most of all always listen to your body.