Debbie Beene

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Sleep And Weight Loss

Sleep and weight loss. Sounds like something you hear on a late night infomercial - just when you get to the bag of cookies because, well, you can …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy solution, or five: Ditch the …

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Eating Well: The Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat these ultimate workout foods for a better workout and better results<p>Whole Grain Bagels<p>Bagels are one of the best foods to eat before a workout. Never mind Dr. Atkins—carbs deliver a steady flow of energy over time rather than one big burst. "Not the simple ones, because they wind you up and …

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This is why you aren't sleeping right

Why can't you get a good night's sleep? The problem is that you probably don't realize what makes you fall asleep in the first place.<p><i>Photo by ostill</i> …

Nutrition And Your Energy Level

Are you one of those people who jumps out of bed at the last minute, makes that quick cup of coffee, grabs a doughnut, and speeds out of the driveway …

12 Ways to Fight Stress and Help Your Heart

The evidence is piling up that the answer is—yes, stress is bad for your ticker.<p>"There are studies to show that stress is comparable to other risk …

6 Health Benefits of Not Drinking Soda

You know it’s high in sugar and calories, but is soda really that bad for you?<p>Sorry, soda lovers, but the answer is a resounding “yes.”<p>Drinking soda …

7 Foods That Reduce Stress

Most people struggle with balancing life demands with work commitments. But for entrepreneurs, finding balance can seem near impossible. The pressure of getting everything done can be overwhelming. And, if left unchecked, that stress can lead to other issues, including high blood pressure and …

Important Things You MUST Know Before Ordering Fish

If, when you go out for dinner, you like to order fish (and there are lots of good-health reasons to do so!), you're going to want to pay attention to this.<p><i>Prevention</i> revealed that a recent study found that 55 percent of fish from sushi restaurants in California were mislabeled as the wrong …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

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7 Most Convincing Reasons to Get 7 Hours of Sleep

About 1 in 3 of us sleeps less than six hours a night—and feels groggy, cranky and unfocused the next day. If reversing that isn't reason enough, …

“How Can I Sleep Better?”

The stats on sleep deprivation are astounding. The average person sleeps 60 to 90 minutes less than they did 50 years ago, and 35 to 40 percent of …

Watermelon: The Ultimate Recovery Food?

Watermelon sometimes gets a bad rap for being high in sugar, but the fruit has some hefty health benefits, especially for athletes.<p>A recent study …

How Getting Healthier Transformed My Happiness and Self-Esteem

<i>Mindy Nienhouse is a holistic health coach, Greatist Ambassador, and Healthy Living Blogs staffer. The views expressed herein are hers. She shares</i> …

3 Things to Do Now to Change Your Health and Life for Good

There is no magic pill for change. After working for over a dozen years in the field of personal transformation and development, of this I am certain. If you are looking for a quick and easy answer to your weight problems, your love life, your career path, this is not the blog post for you. If …

Fifteen Stress Solutions

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The Biggest Myths About Your Metabolism—Debunked!

"Metabolism" sometimes seems like one of those health buzzwords that gets tossed around so frequently that it starts to lose its meaning after a while. You know what I mean? Like "cleanse" and "energy-boosting." Huh?<p>It's a real thing, of course—but some of the information out there isn't …

5 Ways to Make Your Diet Work Better

Have you started a new diet plan? Maybe you're struggling with a weight loss program that seems to be dragging. Whether you've set short-term weight …

3 Foods to Throw Away If You Want to Lose Weight

Diet experts often say that you should clean out your pantry, your cupboards, and your refrigerator when you start a new weight loss plan. I …

The Pros And Cons Of Napping

<i>By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty</i><p>As a sleep specialist with an emphasis on treating insomnia, I'm constantly advising my patients to avoid naps since they can worsen sleepless nights. Naps are often thought of as the bad guy, but in reality they can be quite beneficial to most people …

Is BMI Best? 8 Steps to Your Healthiest Weight

By: Katherine Tallmadge<p>Published: 08/16/2013 11:41 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Katherine Tallmadge<i>, M.A., R.D., is a registered dietitian, author of "</i>Diet Simple: 195 Mental Tricks, Substitutions, Habits & Inspirations<i>" (LifeLine Press, 2011) and a frequent national commentator on nutrition topics.</i> …

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Avocados

<i>Photo credit: Tashka2000 via Getty Images</i><p>You know they make a killer eggocado and are beloved among guacamole aficionados. You might also know you can feel good eating one, thanks to healthy fats and loads of nutrients. But the mighty powers of the avocado stretch farther than you probably</b> …

The Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Lose weight faster by tricking your body into burning more calories—with less effort.

9 Surprising Reasons You Can't Fall Asleep

Every once in a while you have a bad night's sleep and you know exactly why: You found yourself at the coffee maker at 4 p.m. or there were sirens blaring outside your window all night or maybe your allergies are <i>killing</i> you. But more often than not the reasons behind your less-than-satisfactory …

5 Ways to Fall Asleep Faster

Poor sleep is nothing to yawn at—it takes a toll on everything from your job performance and sex life to overall health. Here, real ways to get the …

5 Foods You Should Never Eat Again

When you are trying to improve your health and lose weight, there are certain foods that you should avoid.<p>Many of these foods are obviously unhealthy …

Add Healthy Snacks to Your Diet Plan

Make healthy snack food choices that are so filling, you won't blow your weight loss diet plan<p>Snacking when you're trying to lose weight is like having premium cable on a budget: When it's time to cut back, they're the first things to go. But swearing off between-meal eats can actually have an …

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