Need Some Inspiration to Stay in the Fight?

Need some inspiration to stay in the fight? Here are some of my favourites: “Fall seven times, get up eight.” – Japanese proverb “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese…

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What foods do you feel reduce stress?

The foods that are calming are: chamomile tea, potato, green sprout drinks, lentil soup, yams, sweet potato, protein is very grounding, and of course, water.   In retrospect, a sure sign that you’re experiencing stress is cravings for chocolate, coffee, ice cream, sugar and refined foods. Inspire to Aspire, Kristopher Simpson www.bodiesbydesign.ca

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Eat What, When?

How Can I Fight Hunger Pangs? I would suggest the 20-minute rule strategy, as it takes 20 minutes for most people’s brains to tell them they are full. Eat 1 portion (check your portion sizes) Wait 20 minutes Have a healthy snack Wait 20 minutes If you must, then have 2nd helping     Starchy…

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Do hot peppers cause hemorrhoids or ulcers?

Absolutely not!  Capsaicinoids (the substances that give peppers their intensity) are broken down in the mouth and not in the remainder of the digestive system.  What hot peppers can cause is an increase in metabolic rate and also a release of endorphins.  Case and point: You won’t feel the heat in the toilet but you will…

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