Deejaye Dela Cruz

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7 Things You Can Do in the Morning to Promote Weight Loss

And only one of them involves breakfast!

The One Thing Missing From Your Diet (Hint: It's Not What You Think!)

We're inundated these days with the latest fad diets, the top tips for keeping weight off, and the "fastest" way to lose 5 pounds in 7 days.<p>And yet at no other time in our society have we struggled more to keep our weight off. We are a culture obsessed with being thin, but our obesity levels are …

The 30 Best High-Protein Foods for Metabolism—Ranked

You need more protein.<p>Whether or not you subsist on a ribs-and-burgers diet, or live a vegan lifestyle and carefully balance your vegetable proteins, …

Hollywood's Top Trainer Thinks You Should Eat Whatever You Want*

*For Thanksgiving.<p>Perhaps it's fitting that our dysfunctional notions about food and feasting are ratcheted up a notch during the holiday season.<p>Alongside sumptuous recipe features are stories about how to host a "healthy Thanksgiving" or a "thinner Thanksgiving." HuffPost has even published tips …

Nurturing The Mind: My Path To True Health And Wellness

“Life is not meant to be a struggle.” I had heard these words so many times, but the true magnificence of this statement wasn't fully clear until I welcomed its insight into my life -- and began to experience a significant positive shift in my overall health as a result.<p>For years, my body had been …

This Is Why You Can't Stop Stuffing Your Face at Night

And how to stop the urge to be a human garbage disposal.<p>You had a balanced breakfast and a low-cal lunch and kept up your healthy eating habits all day long. Now it's 8 p.m., and you can't stop yourself from tearing into everything in sight. Basically, you totally wrecked any progress you were …

Nutrition

What Healthy Portions of 9 Popular Foods ACTUALLY Look Like

You might be surprised.

Nutrition

6 Superfoods Your Grandmother Ate -- That You Should Too

Back in her day, Grandma probably had no idea what "eating clean" was. And even if you tried explaining it to her, she'd probably say she didn't give a hoot. Still, her diet wasn't all Salisbury steak and Jell-O salad. Your granny and her gang ate plenty of foods that were actually really healthy, …

Hate Yoga? That’s Totally Okay

It may be super-popular, but it’s not mandatory.<p>Confession: I hate yoga. The hold-it-right-there-for-as-long-as-possible poses, the way my hands and feet slip on the mat, and the fact that I always leave class wishing I had just lifted weights or gone running instead.<p>It’s sacrilege, I know. <i>I</i> …

Yoga

Nutrition by age: A guide to healthy eating and meeting daily needs

Advice for a healthy diet is the same for men and women: Eat more fruit, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts. Limit sodium, sugar and saturated fat. But when it comes to the dirty details – the individual nutrients – there are some notable differences between the sexes, largely due to …

Avoid Sedentary Side Effects With These Exercises

On average how many hours in a day are you sitting? These long periods of sedentary time are harming you. Try these exercises to get moving.<p><b>By</b> …

Is Exercising In The Cold Bad For Your Body?

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p>(photo: Getty Images)<p>If you've ever exercised in the cold, you know the sensations. Your muscles feel tighter. Your toes and hands go numb. The cold air rushing through your mouth and nose, down your windpipe, and into your lungs can feel harsh and, at times, …

The Most Powerful Exercise You'll Ever Do For Yourself

Creating your <b>Perfect Day Itinerary</b> (PDI) may be one of the most powerful exercises you ever do for yourself, so make it count. I've coached many wandering entrepreneurs through this exercise, and most of them have told me it changed their lives. I wasn't surprised—when I did it for the first time …

Physiotherapy

Employee well-being: a global approach to health

Whether overseeing a small business or global company, employers must support employee well-being to improve their bottom lines<p>It’s a small world when it comes to business these days. With cheaper flights and better communication, global companies can share ideas and talent across their various …

7 Ways to Curb Your Appetite Naturally

You've got nothing to lose...but the grumbles.<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you feel like your appetite has a mind of its own, you're not alone. Taking a look at your habits and revamping your daily rituals can renew your relationship with food and tame your hunger pangs. Just follow these …

Fitness

Rocked by the news that processed meat could be terribly bad for you? Well, chimney sweeping, salted fish and fracking also appear on the list compiled by the International Agency for Research on Cancer<p>After Monday’s bombshell news from the World Health Organisation that bacon, ham and sausages are …

Cancer

Exercising when you’re 40 may be the most important time to slow aging

We all know that exercise is critical to staying healthy and living longer. New research suggests that exercising after age 40, in whatever dose, may be the most critical time of all.<p>Paul Loprinzi and Jeremy Loenneke of the University of Mississippi<i>,</i> and Elizabeth Blackburn of the University of …

Stressed, Tired, Rushed: A Portrait of the Modern Family

Children are much more likely than not to grow up in a household in which their parents work, and in nearly half of all two-parent families today, both parents work full time, a sharp increase from previous decades.<p>What hasn’t changed: the difficulty of balancing it all. Working parents say they …

Demographics

7 Morning Rituals to Boost Your Creativity

For some of us, mornings can be a challenge, but once you’ve mastered the art of getting out of bed, it’s time to milk the early hours for all their creative potential. Even if you only have a few minutes to spare, you’ll find something on this list of proven mind boosters and idea generators that …

Creativity

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

This is what 365 days without a vacation does to your health

If you live in the US, the odds are high that you haven’t taken a vacation this year (or last year, for that matter).<p>Before enduring another year without an official getaway, either because of work commitments or an otherwise hectic routine, consider the following: A growing body of literature …

Mental Health

The science against meat: A look at 5 key studies about cancer risk

In making its decision to declare bacon, sausages and other processed meats carcinogens, the World Health Organization's research arm looked at 800 epidemiological studies from numerous countries with diverse ethnicities and diets. They gave the greatest weight to studies done in the general …

Cancer

Grocery Shop Your Way to Good Health

Often I hear people lament that they throw out the fresh produce they purchased but never ate.<p>Two things could be happening:<p>They buy more produce than needed.<br>• They ate too many cookies, chips, etc. and never ate the produce.<p>Buy only the produce you need until your next trip to the market. Fresh …

9 High Protein Breakfast Ideas That Can Keep You Fuller

Adding protein to breakfast can help you feel full longer and decrease snacking. Here are 9 high protein breakfast Ideas that are healthy and …

Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says

Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as …

6 Simple Actions You Can Take Today For A Healthier Self Image By Tomorrow | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The way you see yourself affects every aspect of your life. A person with a healthy self-image experiences life very differently from someone with an …

Self-help

Secret of healthy ageing discovered in ground-breaking 35-year study

The writer Kingsley Amis once quipped that there was no pleasure worth giving up for the sake of two more years in a geriatric home in Weston-super-Mare.<p>But for pensioners who have been following a pioneering health regime for the last 35 years, an ascetic lifestyle appears to be the secret of a …