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Hiking in Laguna by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Hiking Today I went hiking in Laguna Canyon near Laguna beach in California. It was perfect weather and so beautiful! We hiked to the top of the ridge, and then ate lunch. It ... Read on »
Hiking is my favorite sport by Shez B. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Hiking Not only do I get an amazing workout, but I get to be in the beautiful nature. This is so much more fulfilling than being in a gym...not that I don't love the gym but when I ... Read on »
How Large is your Belly? by Shez B. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss For some people it is hard to know what the perfect weight is, and sometimes percentages get so confusing it is hard to know where you are. Studies are increasingly rev ... Read on »
How Many Hours Do You Sleep? by Shez B. 5 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Sleep & Dreams Everyone I know sleeps different amounts of hours. I like eight hours, but I can also get going on seven. I have one friend who claims that if she sleeps more than seven, sh ... Read on »
How much nutrients are lost when you bake vegetables? by Shez B. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Cooking I want to know exactly how many of the nutrients are lost when vegetables are baked. Read on »
How to loosen your hamstrings? by Shez B. 13 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Yoga I have been doing yoga for ages, and still my heels don't touch the ground in the downward dog. Does anyone have any ideas how to loosen your hamstrings apart from stretching ... Read on »
How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Mind-Body While increasing physical activity, maintaining balanced weight, and eating a diet high in fruit and vegetables and light on the salt are important ways to lower blood press ... Read on »
Is Kosher Food Healthy by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating I am not Jewish myself, but I am around a lot of Jews. Does anyone know if Kosher food is healthier than normal food, and if so why? Read on »
Japanese Health Tips by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating ? Eat a varied diet: The typical Japanese will have about 100 varieties of food per week compared with just 30 in the average American diet and 45 in the average European die ... Read on »
Kite Surfing...It's not easy by Shez B. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Recreation I recently tried kite surfing and let me just say that I could barely get up. It is a lot harder than it looks. I have done both wind surfing and kite flying so I thought it m ... Read on »
Kung Fu For Extreme Workout! by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss We have a master of Kung FU visiting my town right now, and I have never experienced such a workout in my life. I am talking....no breaks, you are dying by the end. But if y ... Read on »
Lower Blood Pressure with Deep Breathing by Shez B. 9 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation While increasing physical activity, maintaining balanced weight, and eating a diet high in fruit and vegetables and light on the salt are important ways to lower blood pressur ... Read on »
Luscious Lips by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in General Medicine Chapped or crack lips can be painful and keep you from looking your best. Use natural lip balms that won’t suck the moisture out and avoid flavoured tooth pastes. Drink plen ... Read on »
Magnolia For Anxiety by Shez B. 6 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Vitamins & Supplements Has anyone heard of taking Magnolia for anxiety? I have just recenly heard of it. Read on »
Massage Therapy For Chronic Fatigue And Fibromyalgia by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body Massage therapy can offer a great deal of relief for people with Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia. Rejuvenating and finding ways to increase your energy are vital to living an ... Read on »
Mediteranean diet is helpful for Alzheimers by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Cooking Research has shown that a mediteranean diet can is helpful for people with Alzheimers. The study followed people with the disease for four years. Those that ate a diet sim ... Read on »
Milk keeps us from absorbing nutrients by Shez B. Posted in: General Discussion in Vegan Studies are increasingly revealing that we no longer absorb the antioxidants from nutritious foods like chocolate and tea, if we add milk. I think that if we are not abs ... Read on »
Mom and child yoga by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Fitness for Moms My friend has a three year old and they do yoga together everyday. This really inspired me about having children because I always think that once the kids come along, my yo ... Read on »
My biggest secret by Shez B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Quit smoking After many years of being a closet once in a while smoker...I am giving up. The fact that I am embarressed to share this even on a forum where I don't know anyone proves that ... Read on »
Near death experience on a raft by Shez B. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Kayaking It was 10 years ago. I was rafting in Montana. We flipped over and that was it. 15 minutes of seriously rough waters. You really just had to let go and let the water take ... Read on »