Best and Worst Foods for Beautiful Skin

Fitfree40/ November 12, 2018/ Lifestyle/ 0 comments

I have said it many times now.  What you put in has to come out.  One way or another, it is coming out.  In order to have beautiful skin, you need to put good stuff in, and avoid the bad stuff.  Read on for the list of good and bad. Read disclosure policy here. BAD STUFF SUGAR!!!! and processed Foods

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Carbs are not the enemy.

Fitfree40/ October 29, 2018/ Lifestyle/ 0 comments

The truth is that your body needs carbohydrates to function properly. Without carbs you would have no energy to get out of bed in the morning.  Carbs are fuel.  You just need to be consuming the right types of carbs. The USDA healthy range of carbohydrates is actually 45 to 65 percent of your daily food intake.  While protein is

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When did DIET become a four letter word

Fitfree40/ October 23, 2018/ Health/ 0 comments

    How did we go from a way of eating to a punishment to look a certain way?   Look up the word “diet” in any online dictionary.  You will find almost every entry using some form of variation on losing weight or reducing caloric intake.  What happened to the original meaning?  A way of living or habitually taken

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Do you have WINTER SKIN?

Fitfree40/ October 16, 2018/ Lifestyle/ 2 comments

  Winter skin may not be a common term, but it is a real thing.  Your skin gets tight, red and flaky.  Depending on what your daily life looks like it can be downright painful.   The air in our homes gets dry and stale and the outside is just plain cold.  A perfect breeding ground for dust and pet

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Tips to Have a Healthy Winter

Fitfree40/ October 9, 2018/ Lifestyle/ 1 comments

Winter is coming! (Any Game of Thrones fans here?)     Are you ready? As we age, staying healthy with the season changes can be more difficult.  Here are a few tips on how to keep your body healthy this winter.   Please read legal/affiliate disclosure here.   Food is your best source of prevention.   Colourful  fruits and dark

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Beauty is More Than Skin Deep

Fitfree40/ September 30, 2018/ Lifestyle/ 0 comments

But you only get one chance at a first impression.   And first impressions matter.  People are sooo busy that they tend to make snap judgements about people that they meet, (Guilty) and many times are missing out on new friends or new opportunities. Since we can’t go back in time and redo some of our first impressions, we can

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What does “Healthy Living” Mean Anyway?

Fitfree40/ September 23, 2018/ Health/ 0 comments

      A quick Google search of “What does healthy living mean” brought this result:   A healthy lifestyle is one which helps to keep and improve people’s health and well-being. … Healthy living is a lifelong effect. The ways to being healthy include healthy eating, physical activities, weight management, and stress management.     Please read legal/affiliate disclosure

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The Hair Story

Fitfree40/ September 16, 2018/ Lifestyle/ 0 comments

The Hair Story Are you scared to make the cut??? I know I was. There were many reasons: My face shape would make me look manly No time to style it Hair has a mind of its own No versatility Exposed They all sound pretty silly now, but the feelings were real. Please read legal/affiliate disclaimer here It is not

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The Truth About Collagen

Fitfree40/ September 9, 2018/ Lifestyle/ 0 comments

Is collagen only for our face and hair? We see it in face creams to prevent wrinkles and tighten skin and in hair care products to boost thickness. But is that all it does and are commercial over the counter products the only place to find it?   That would be a big fat NO!!!  Please read legal/affiliate disclaimer here

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The Change Part 2

Fitfree40/ September 2, 2018/ Health/ 0 comments

  The Dreaded Change.  Part Two First: A recap of what we covered in the last post.  Or you can read the entire post here. Hot flashes – Night sweats – Irregular Periods – Mood Swings Poor Sleep – Urinary problems – Elevated heart rate  – Nutrition Now that we have an idea of what we can expect, let’s move

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