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With all the delicious foods to choose from during the holidays, and in spite of our best efforts to keep food indulgences to a minimum, there are times when we find that it's nearly impossible to resist an extra helping of treats....
No matter how awesome our immune systems are, inevitably, we all get sick at some point. Eating clean and exercising will give your immune system a natural boost, but sometimes your body just gets caught off guard. Next thing you know you are waking up with that ever-so-slight tickle in the back of your throat, and you’re a little more tired than usual. You know right then that there are two options: Either you fight off this cold successfully, or the mucus monster takes over....
God will never let you down; he’ll never let you be pushed past your limit; he’ll always be there to help you come through it. —1 Corinthians 10:13 MSG...
They delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. —Psalm 1:2 NLT The psalmist speaks of the person who is blessed, fortunate, and happy. He meditates on God’s Word day and night. To meditate is to think deeply about something, to go over and over it so that it sinks into the heart and influences the way we think, feel, and act....
At 23 years old, I was overweight and didn't like the person I had become. I had hit a low in my life and had a difficult time moving past it. I had a stressful job, was a coffee addict, ate very poorly (takeout and prepackaged food all the time), didn’t exercise, and drank wine to relieve stress on weekends....
This hearty soup with Mexican flavors is easy to make with leftover roast chicken and a few things from the pantry and store. It holds well in the refrigerator for a few days, so make it ahead. It works equally well with leftover turkey broth and roast turkey after Thanksgiving. This recipe doubles easily....
Savory and warm, this dip will be familiar but with a healthier profile. Serve with baked whole grain or rice chips or raw vegetables like red bell peppers. It could even work as a side dish for your thanksgiving menu. ...
More than just spending time with family and friends while sharing food, Thanksgiving is about gratitude. And though the holiday only comes once a year, expressing gratitude regularly is a brain-healthy practice that can change your brain and change your life all year long!...
Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God. —Philippians 1:3 NLT Paul’s thankfulness for his friends in Philippi is an excellent example for us to follow. Gratefulness changes our mindset to see what’s good about others....
Forget cutting calories and skipping meals. Try these tips to boost your energy levels. Do you start the day feeling fatigued? Or hit an afternoon energy slump that makes you want to take a nap under your desk? If so, your lack of get-up-and-go may have something to do with the way you are fueling (or failing to fuel) your body....

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