Copyright 2005 Daily News Central
Stop hating your body, stop counting calories and stop using
food for purposes other than to satisfy hunger, and you'll be
healthier and slimmer. That, in a nutshell, is the argument in
favor of "intuitive eating," or letting your body tell you when,
what and how much to eat.
"The basic premise of intuitive eating is, rather than
manipulate what we eat in terms of prescribed diets -- how many
calories a food has, how many grams of fat, specific ...Read more »
Almost everyone is aware today, of the importance of protein in
our diet. Protein directly affects our muscles, tissues and
organs. It also directly effects the development of these
organs, our brain included. What happens if we don't get the
necessary protein or any of the other many nutrients our body,
not just our brain, needs to function correctly? It is through
the use of our mind (or brain, whichever term you prefer) that
we are able to absorb the necessary facts and figures and
process ...Read more »
Vitamins, minerals and other nutrients are essential to the
development and performance of the human reproductive system.
Nutrition also plays a role in the development and maturation of
the reproductive system through childhood and adolescence, and
can affect the endocrine system, which regulates the hormones
that rule the functions of the reproductive system. Nutrition
can affect fertility and fetal development, as well. Striving
each day to consume the standard recommended daily intake ...Read more »
Yoga is wonderful for nurturing a state of mental and physical
well being . It promotes a balanced and healthy lifestyle, and
yoga techniques can be applied also to removing excess weight,
thus bringing you an extra benefit, that is if being overweight
is a problem to you.
Practicing yoga will increase your metabolism. An increased
metabolism leads to an increase in the calorie burning process,
so combining yoga with a calorie burning program may bring you
excellent results. Of course, the use ...Read more »
There are many good penny stock investments available, which
could turn a small amount of capital into a small fortune very
quickly. However, to discover these you need to know what to
look for and what to avoid. When searching for that one big
payoff, steer clear of the following examples.
The Phone Salesman - Anyone who is attempting to sell you
investments over the phone should be considered an enemy. They
have high-pressure sales tactics, and effective, believable
arguments. However, they ...Read more »
Scientific studies conclude something mothers everywhere have
always intuitively known - that the unique love they have for
their offspring is vitally important to their development. A
mother's love and nurturing even directly impacts the biological
development of the child's brain and central nervous system. In
effect, mother and child are "hard-wired" for mutual love. The
brain is like a template designed to await molding by its early
environment. One researcher even wrote that hugs and ...Read more »
As I gently wake in the morning to the sun's first subtle peek
through my dark bamboo shades, I turn onto my left side and a
smile quickly overtakes the corners of my mouth. My senses are
filled with my precious child, peacefully slumbering, and
perhaps dreaming of a day filled with new discoveries and
adventures. Moments such as these offer me a sense of
contentment that all is perfect in the moment.
If only I had known that my heart would be captured by this
amazing being that I brought into ...Read more »
It is that time of year again when Thanksgiving rolls around and
we become more aware of the goodness and the blessings in our
life. I love this holiday and I only wish it would carry on
throughout the year.
Gratitude and being thankful are the two things, that when done
on a regular basis, will absolutely change your life. Just
consider the warm fuzzy feeling you get during the festivities
of Thanksgiving and the appreciation you feel for friends and
family. What if you had this feeling all ...Read more »
Let's talk about perseverating on a topic - a characteristic
common to Asperger's Syndrome. Children with Asperger's Syndrome
often have an area of interest that is all-consuming e.g.
dinosaurs, sharks, horses, astrology, computers etc. and they
are passionate about it. These high interest areas can remain
constant or change every couple of months or so. Individuals
with Asperger's Syndrome usually develop an in-depth knowledge
of these high-interest topics, often amassing an astonishing
recall ...Read more »
The role of being a parent is full of trials and tribulations.
The good times are great, but the bad times can make you feel
frustrated and lonely.
Friendly advice: to take it or not?
Confiding in friends and family about problems at home is not
always the best thing to do. These are ongoing relationships
that you've spent years nurturing and introducing a problem can
throw the dynamics of a good friendship way off course.
Moreover, seeking solutions to your parenting dilemmas from ...Read more »