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PraiseWorks Our Journey to Wellness Tips - How to keep the weight off!

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Losing weight and then keeping it off is always a challenge. Here are a few tips to consider!









How to Have Healthy Alternatives to Breakfast!

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Everyone hears how Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That is true - it is! Although Breakfast is important it is just as important to make sure we use wisdom on what we are eating for that "most important meal of the day".

While having pancakes, bacon, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee may be very filling is it really the healthiest way to start our day? I would venture to say NOT! That particular breakfast is full of calories, fat and cholesterol. You can start you day with some this filling and healthy. Here are a few suggestions:

*Instead of the Sugary Cereals - Eat oatmeal. Oatmeal is a wonderful source of fiber, protein and it lowers our cholesterol. Add fruit like strawberries, cranberries or raisins with a little bit of 100% maple syrup (for that extra energy kick) and you have a filling and healthy breakfast!

*Instead of a fast food Burrito - Make your own. It is quick, taste better and is healthier for you. Use a wheat tortilla and warm it up u…

Our Journey to Wellness Webinar Series

We are excited to be offering a new webinar series "Our Journey to Wellness -Love Yourself,Love the Journey, Love the New Healthy You!" We start on our Journey February 14th. We will have experts from the various field of wellness, and we will also be sharing ideas and encouraging each other as we move to complete and total wellness for the mind body and spirit. Stay tuned will will have more information for you in a few days.



How to Burn Fat Effectively!

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One of the main concerns in health and wellness today is the amount of fat we consume. There is so much debate out there about good fat, bad fat, not enough fat, too much fat...it can get really confusing to make decision on what you should eat when it comes to fat content.

Well one thing for sure is we will consume some kind of fat. It can't be helped we will always have some kind of fat good or bad in our diets. Given that how do we control the results of consuming fat - weight increase.

I have 10 tips that will help with this dilemma. These tips will actually help you burn fat and that means eventually either loose weight or maintain your weight.

*Start exercising early in the morning. Really jump start your metabolism by working out in the morning. As you get use to doing your work out in the AM speed it up a bit. Instead of listening to Mozart listen to Michael Jackson. Get you heart pumping and really get into your exercise. Studies show that people who use aerobic t…

Coffee - Is it Bad,Good or Both?

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The debate about whether or not you should drink coffee is always on the table. There are those who think that coffee isn't harmful to your health and others who thing that coffee is totally bad for you. What are your thoughts?

Here are some facts for you to consider...

* Caffeine has been shown to be related to elevated blood pressure, stress and irritability. There are many trains of thought about coffee and whether or not it is the worst thing you can drink, moderately
* Caffeine contributes to blood sugar swings and should be avoided by diabetics
* Caffeine can inhibit absorption of the beneficial nutrients that are in our food and can cause urinary tract infections, execration of calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron
* Caffeine can exasperate in women the risk of PMS, osteoporosis, urinary tract infections, PMS ,infertility problems, miscarriage, low birth weight problems, urinary and prostrate problems for men
* Caffeine also contributes to dehydration and the aging proc…