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Heidi

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Mom, desperately trying to get the health thing right! I started this blog so that I can pass along all the great things that I learn everyday on damage control for our wonderful bodies. It is tough to keep up sometimes with all the things going on in our daily lives so hopefully some of the helpful hints that I provide can make your life easier and healthier. I welcome your comments and tips as well! I am a vegetarian, animal rights advocate and avid animal rescuer.
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2011-03-30

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2011-03-28

Make My Day & Tell Me Chocolate Is Okay! No Time To Nap-Have Some Dark Chocolate!

I Love chocolate anywhere, anytime and have secret chocolate stashes at home and at work but I always feel so GUILTY eating it!!! Well NO MORE! I just heard that when you don't have time for a nap then reach for some dark chocolate! Yes, it's true-suddenly my world is getting so much better!!!  We know that getting enough sleep is vital to better health and even weight loss- studies show it decreases your odds of heart disease and high blood pressure.  However, if you don't have time to nap forget coffee (which saps your body of iron, making fatigue worse) and reach for dark chocolate! Apparently reasearchers (no, I did not pay these researchers-lol) found  that a few bites a day (yes!!! EVERYDAY-woohoooo) can combat exhaustion and counteract the effects of sleep deprivation.!!!



Dark chocolate is rich in phenylethylamine, which acts like an amphetamine so you feel more energized.  It is full of flavonoids that help lower blood pressure and has plant sterols that lower bad LDL cholesterol up to 10 points!!!!! Now I suppose I should say that you should use good judgement and not go overboard with the chocolate but at least now we know that it's not all so bad !!   Now I am going to go and en

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2011-03-08

Yes I am still alive

I am still here and everyday keep saying yes I will write an article today but............ Ok I am saying it again and mean it soon! Just busy with kids, work, friends and animals at the moment. Trying out all kinds of health things so I can bring them to you all soon!!!!

:) Heidi