#GreenTea: Can it help with #WeightLoss?

Via @AHealthBlog: Green can help with weight loss by increasing energy expenditure

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Shape Able writes: “Does Green Tea Burn Fat?

A catechin in green tea called EGCG has thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation. A catechin is a phytochemical compound. EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) extract is also available as a dietary supplement.

Thermogenesis is the process by which the body promotes energy expenditure….” Continue reading here.

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Shape Able. Green Tea and Weight Loss

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A Health Blog on Twitter. Green tea can help weight-loss…..click to view original tweet.

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#Yoga Instead Of #HormoneTherapy For #Insomnia During #Menopause 

Via @AHealthBlog
Yoga Instead Of Hormone Therapy For Insomnia During Menopause

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“Hormone therapy is the only FDA approved treatment for night sweats and hot flashes, and less women are choosing hormone therapy nowadays. A lot of women go on hormone therapy mainly because they need to sleep. That’s why  Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health (MsFLASH ) sought to evaluate if 3 more natural approaches, such as exercise, yoga, or fish oil, may be able to help ease the symptoms of menopause.” [Continue reading here.]

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Yoga Instead Of Hormone Therapy For Insomnia During  Menopause | Health Blog [Date of Access:] 5 April 2016

A lovely poem and video to remind us why we’re alive  

‘​This beautiful spoken-word poem and animated video will remind you why we live and why we love. And, yeah, it might just make you cry.’ [Daniels:2016]

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DANIELS, Allison.  2016. Spoken-Word Love Poem And Video Celebrate A Lifelong Love Story [Web:] MindBodyGreen.  [Date of Access:] 18 March 2016.

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The Necessary Transition to Live Better with #Dementia, #MindMap

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This is not psychological advice. If you are inclined to make a transition in how you think and behave, consult your doctor or a licensed mental health professional. My suggestions are ones that I believe have worked for me. They may or may not apply to you and you will not know if change is a good idea or not for you unless you consult with a qualified medical or mental health professional.


To live better and to live well, you probably need to make the transition from thinking how things were or could have been THEN and deal with the fact that this is NOW and no amount of wishful thinking is going to make things the way were before dementia hit you or someone for whom you provide care. It will never be easy for anyone to deal with dementia but you can probably make a transition if…

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