Tag Archives: #healthtips

Finding YOUR Happy

Fitfree40/ February 10, 2019/ Lifestyle/ 0 comments

Happiness is subjective.  What makes you happy could be the most terrifying thing for someone else.  It took me a long time to find MY happy.  I always tried to do what I thought was expected of me, not what actually was.  Turns out the only thing that was expected was for me to do what makes me happy and

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Is Shift Work Killing Your Sleep?

Fitfree40/ February 4, 2019/ Health, Lifestyle/ 0 comments

I slept for 8 hours.  Why am I so tired? This has something to do with your Circadian Rhythm. The circadian rhythm is our natural “body clock” that tells us when we should be awake or sleeping based on how light and dark the environment around us is. The Basics When the sun starts to go down, melatonin production is

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Signs you have a hormonal imbalance

Fitfree40/ January 27, 2019/ Health/ 0 comments

Every person has hormones.  These hormones control everything from hair loss/growth to inflammation to weight loss, not to mention the potential health risks such as insulin resistance, PCOS (Polysystic Ovary Syndrome), estrogen dominance, and cancers of the breast, ovaries and prostate. What happens is that the gut and the brain talk to each other and tell each other what hormones

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How much sleep do you really need?

Fitfree40/ January 21, 2019/ Health, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Reasons why sleep is so important We have all heard that a good sleep is important, but do you know why? Our sleep patterns affect everything from how we function, our weight and our eating habits, blood sugar imbalances and mental health issues.  Sleep constitutes one-third of our lives.  Not something to be taken lightly. We have all had a

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The Great Liver

Fitfree40/ January 8, 2019/ Health/ 2 comments

Did you Know….  That the liver has over 500 jobs every single day.  I was surprised by how versatile and resilient this one organ is and how it affects the rest of our body. For example, the liver is a filter for everything we put into our body and everything we don’t intend to … parasites, toxins etc. sorts what

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Are you treating your heartburn the right way?

Fitfree40/ December 17, 2018/ Health/ 0 comments

What is HEARTBURN? According to antacid commercials, heartburn is excess stomach acid that is traveling up your esophagus and causing an uncomfortable, sometimes painful burning sensation.    So you eat whatever foods you want, then you self medicate with their products to relieve the discomfort.  Voila! But what exactly is in antacids?   As you can see, what seems like a

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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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