Fitness After 50

5 Tips For Fitness After 50

Guest contributor Matt Feshbach is an avid traveler and entrepreneur with a passion for personal health fitness. As a kid I played tennis competitively, and I loved basketball and played well but not competitively. I even taught tennis very competently to some amazing people on the “Peninsula” (Palo Alto, Woodside and Atherton) but blew out my   Read more 

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5 Ways To Deal With A Gluten Sensitivity

Gluten is a protein composite found in food that is processed from things like wheat, grains, rye, etc., and it has been the topic of a general food craze. Over the last few years, grocery stores have stocked their shelves with more and more gluten free (GF) choices, including everything from cereals to breads to   Read more 

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10 Tips for Clear Skin

In my teens I had crazy combination skin, then just straight-up oily skin. Things began to level out for me at about age 23 (finally!), but now that I'm climbing towards 30 my hormones have decided that my skin be every shade of oily and dry, all at once. I have wrinkles and breakouts simultaneously!?   Read more 

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Naturally Sugar Free Fudgsicles (No Dairy)

Summer is fast approaching, and fudgsicles have always been a favourite summer time treat of mine. When I became more health conscious, I decided to switch to the sugar free fudgsicles. Some diet programs actually promote these sugar free as a "healthier" alternative to good ol' fashioned chocolate ice cream on a stick. Sure, they   Read more 

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Quit Smoking For Good

The following was written by a guest writer who successfully quit smoking. Neither of us at FHF are smokers, but we don't just make this stuff up. This is straight from the horse's mouth! After a 12-year relationship with cigarettes, I recently quit--finally. I have attempted to quit several times throughout this 12 year period   Read more 

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Get Better Sleep

I love me some good sleep, but like everyone else I live a busy life and don't always get the rest I need (and desperately want.) After a week or so of poor sleep, I find myself groggy, crabbby, forgetful and doing just generally stupid things. Tips To Get Better Sleep Take A Power Nap   Read more 

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I Lost 30 Pounds Naturally

My weight loss story isn’t something you’d see on an episode of “The Biggest Loser.” I didn’t go from a size 20 to a size 2 or slim down to half my original size. I believe the concept of being overweight is a personal frame of mind. If you are happy with your body having   Read more 

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Stay Healthy This Cold And Flu Season

Is it just me, or has the 2013 cold and flu season been particularly rough? This year I’ve seen quite a few of my friends and their kiddos struggle with hard-hitting symptoms like a deadly sore throat, extreme tiredness, loss of voice, coughing, headaches and—my personal favourite—congestion that lasts for days. I keep a daily   Read more 

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3 Ways To Get Over Your Cold Faster

Cold and flu season is just ending, but I have seen many people coming down with various illnesses over the last few weeks. Up until 3 weeks ago I hadn’t been sick for nearly 2 years. It all started with a sore throat which ended up with some laryngitis, which then became a cough. Just   Read more 

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