How NOT to Look Old


EYES You don’t need to follow the trends in makeup to stay hip. Say no to heavy eyeliner, glittery, too matte or too bright eye shadows, clumpy mascara and single ledges of false eyelashes. Heavy makeup magnifies imperfections. Keep your make up palate simple with flattering shades of beige, brow, khaki or gray. For longer […]

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RECIPE: Crustless Quiche Breakfast Cups


10        oz package frozen chopped spinach ¾         cup shredded reduced fat cheese ¾         cup egg whites or egg substitute ¼         cup diced green bell pepper ¼         cup diced onion 3          drops hot pepper sauce (optional)  Microwave spinach 2 ½ minutes. Drain excess liquid Line a 12-cup muffing pan with tin baking cups and spray […]

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RECIPE: Healthy Chili Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry


Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 1.5       pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts but into 1” cubes 2          tablespoons peanut oil 2          teaspoons chili powered 2          cloves minced garlic 2          tablespoons Sriracha hot chili sauce 2          cups broccoli florets 2          cups thinly sliced carrots   Sprinkle half of the chili powder […]

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Brain-Boosting Breakfasts


What if you could perform better during the day, work more productively, or study more efficiently just by eating a different breakfast? It’s possible. Research has shown that by choosing the right mix or of brain-building foods, you may be able to increase your energy, concentration, and focus, which can help you take on the […]

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Brain Power Blueberry Smoothie


Blueberries can boost concentration up to 5 hours!   ½         cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 6          oz Cascade Fresh blueberries low fat yogurt 1          cup organic blueberries 1          teaspoon cold pressed flax oil ½         cup crushed ice 313 calories, 4.5g fat, 17.5g protein, 48.5g carbs   Originally from PRO Pulse July-August 2010

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Vitamin F(lowers)


Natures remedy for emotional energy Research proves that flowers, being dubbed by some as “Vitamin F”, help feed our need for serenity, inspiration, wellness, love, and optimism.  EMOTIONAL ENERGY: Inspiration and motivation We all deserve to find simple ways to create a happy and harmonious feel in our homes by being able to disconnect from the […]

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10 Tips for Soothing Stress


Recent Studies indicate that 54% of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their lives. No one is completely free of stress. Stress in a small dose can actually benefit us by keeping us motivated, focused, and alert when we need to be. However, when life’s demands exceed you ability to cope, stress […]

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C’mon Get Happy (With Flowers!)


Improve your mood with flowers! With today’s high tech and fast-paced life style to stay late on our lives, experts advise exercise and other personal lifestyle changes to relieve stress. According to  behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, nature provides us with the simple way to improve emotional health – […]

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