Life’s tough. You spend most of it figuring out what it is you need to do just to get through it. And, by the time you’re nearing retirement, your habits are pretty much set in stone. You’ve earned them, right?
But, does it always pay to be stubborn? To stick to your regular patterns? It might not … especially when it comes to heart health. The truth of the matter is, your body is changing – so adjusting your habits to accommodate these changes is a must.
When it comes to caring for your heart, you really want to do everything you can to keep the flow of blood to it constant, to make sure it doesn’t decrease. Diminished blood flow can cause several health issues.
And frankly, nobody wants to have their life interrupted if they can prevent it. By now, you must be wondering if there is anything you can do to up your chances of avoiding heart trouble?
Of course there is.
Continue reading “8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease”
It’s simple, when you take good care of your car, it runs better, right? You check the fluids, stick to a maintenance schedule, stay on top of tire pressure — and you’ll have a set of wheels that’ll runs for a long time. The same principle can be applied to your body.
There’s a secret motor churning inside you right now. And it’s responsible for how quickly you break down food, how easily you process waste, and how deep your stores of energy run.
It’s your metabolism.
Continue reading “How to Lose Weight Fast? Kick Your Metabolism into High Gear With These 7 Tricks”
What if this year, your New Year’s resolution isn’t to lose as much weight as you can, as fast as you can? What if, instead, it’s to shed unwanted fat as smartly as you can, as safely as you can?
If you’re working on losing excess weight, the safe rate of weight loss (according to the UK’s National Health Service) is approximately 1 to 2 pounds a week.1 Of course, creating a calorie deficit is the benchmark of successful (and consistent) weight loss.
But, if you add these six weight loss hacks to your new routine, you’ll not only be able to lose weight and keep it off, you’ll be investing in your overall health. And as you get older, that really is the ultimate goal.
Continue reading “6 Secrets to Healthy Weight Loss (Tips You’ve Probably Never Heard Of)”
The holiday season is finally here. Over these seven weeks, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re faced with every food and drink temptation imaginable. And that makes it difficult to maintain peak health and fitness. For example, if you’ve been overweight in the past or are obese currently, your average holiday weight gain, according to studies, will be around five to seven pounds! Here are 14 strategies that will help you maintain your weight during the holiday season:
Continue reading “14 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain”
Welcome to the new and improved Princeton Nutrients blog! I’m very excited about the changes we’re making, and I think you will be too. We’re re-creating the blog so it’s more interesting, fun, and useful for you.
With that in mind, we’ll be featuring in-depth looks at the ingredients used in our formulas. The stories behind them can be fascinating – some going back centuries and spanning the globe.
Of course, the articles will also give you the practical information you’re looking for, telling you what an ingredient does, where it comes from, and what benefits it provides. It’s like “one-stop shopping” for your research, so you can easily make more informed decisions about which Princeton Nutrients products will help you achieve the healthy, active life you deserve.
To great days ahead!
Continue reading “5 Incredible Health Benefits of White Willow (Joint Support)”
Most people only get massages when they want to pamper themselves.
But massages can be a powerful tool for healing your body. It’s been shown to help…
- Reduce the risk of cardiac arrhythmias and heart attacks
- Improve mobility and reduce arthritis pain
- Improve blood flow, lower blood pressure and aid hypertension
- Inhibit stress hormones, release happy hormones
- Massage is a good substitute for people who can’t exercise
There have been many studies done on the benefits of massage…
Continue reading “Massage: Luxury or Therapy?”
Many people have never had a massage. Maybe you’re one of those people!
If you’ve finally decided to try a massage, there are some things you should know to prepare you for your session.
Continue reading “What To Expect From Your First Massage”
You’ve decided that massage is for you…that’s great!
But, you don’t have time, energy, or money to go see a therapist.
That’s OK. I can teach you a 15-minute massage routine you can do on yourself…in your own home!
Continue reading “A Guide To Self-Massage”
For many people massage is a luxury.
Even those with chronic pain from arthritis, joint damage, or muscle strains often can’t afford to see a therapist.
Well, if you’ve seen my recent post about self-massage, you’ve learned a great routine that only takes 15 minutes and will leave you feeling refreshed and re-energized.
Continue reading “3 Massage Tools You Already Own”
Sleep…it’s so restful after a long day…until it’s not.
You know the frustration of restless legs, getting up to pee, the constant chatter in your mind.
You may have even resigned yourself to sleeping less and wilt in front of the T.V. until your eyes droop.
Continue reading “Sleep: Can It Be a Predictor of Heart Disease?”