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"Certified Organic" is a labeling term that denotes products produced under the authority of the Organic Foods Production Act. The principal guidelines for organic production are to use materials and practices that enhance the ecological balance of natural systems and that integrate the parts of the farming system into an ecological whole. 
Posted 22-2-2015 by slimtree
Organic products meet stringent standards. Organic certification is the public’s assurance that products have been grown and handled according to strict procedures without persistent toxic chemical inputs. 
Posted 22-2-2015 by slimtree
With America’s current obsession with weight and maintaining an attractive appearance, an entire industry has emerged selling diets and diet books, meal replacements, nutritional supplements and Internet-based coaching--all targeted on helping people lose weight.
Posted 22-2-2015 by slimtree
How many times have you been on a business trip and just too busy to have a proper lunch. With today’s fast paced lifestyle it is important to follow these essential guidelines to proper nutrition.
Posted 22-2-2015 by slimtree
"I must be right. Never an aspirin. Never injured a day in my life. The whole country, the whole world, should be doing my exercises. They'd be happier."  - Joseph Hubertus Pilates, in 1965. Pilates (pronounced “puh-lah-teez”) was developed in the 1920s by the renowned physical trainer and founder of The New York Pilates Studio®, Joseph H. Pilates.
Posted 22-2-2015 by slimtree
Although yoga has existed for thousands of years, this unique form of exercise and relaxation has experienced a massive surge in popularity in the United States during the last ten years. According to www.abc-of-yoga.com, yoga has evolved from an ancient practice that attempted to discern the cosmic order through inner vision into a more outward experience and more physically demanding activity. 
Posted 22-2-2015 by slimtree
Armchair Yoga provides a safe, seated fitness routine for people interested in increasing aerobic capacity and overall body strengthening, stretching and relaxation. This type of exercise is recommended by doctors, physical therapists, nutritionists and other health educators for people who need to limit vigorous physical activity because of preference, lifestyle, age or disability.
Posted 22-2-2015 by slimtree
Exercise Is Important At Any Age When is it too early or too late to reap the benefits of an exercise program? Simply put, exercise at any age provides multiple benefits from reducing the risk of heart disease to preventing osteoporosis to relieving stress and promoting weight loss. As a general rule, people of all ages need to engage in a combination of cardio, strength training and flexibility exercises to maintain health and overall fitness. This is not to imply, however, that workout regimes should be the same for every age group. The following is a discussion of some general strategies for middle age fitness, women’s fitness at age 40 and workouts for kids age 10-16.
Posted 21-2-2015 by slimtree
In today’s market, there are virtually hundreds of exercise programs to choose from--all designed to help you get fit. There are, of course, the traditional forms of exercise like walking, cycling or running, and weight training as well as a more organic approach which essentially involves keeping your body moving whether it’s taking the stairs, gardening, or playing with your kids in the park. In addition, there are structured fitness programs that focus on various body parts or employ specific techniques, such as kickboxing, yoga and Pilates. If you have the time and financial resources, you can even hire a personal trainer, who can create custom workouts or personal fitness programs designed just for you.
Posted 21-2-2015 by slimtree
Women know they need exercise, but who has the time? Balancing a career, a family and everything in between often causes women’s personal needs to take a back seat to other concerns. There are numerous reasons why women need to include exercise into their daily routines. Of course, there is the obvious benefit of shaping a slimmer body but did you know that exercise for women has also been proven to alleviate depression, help prevent colon cancer and boost your immune system?
Posted 21-2-2015 by slimtree

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