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|Many women cite potential weight gain as a reason to avoid quitting smoking. Although smokers tend to weigh less than non-smokers, smoking appears to cause fat to move to the abdominal area. This further increases the risk of heart disease. You can avoid potential weight gain and help your heart by increasing physical activity as you quit smoking.|
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|Retreat with Gregg Braden - Vernon |
|Date: Sep 27, 2014|
Location: Vernon & North Okanagan
A fast-paced, multi-media seminar, a fill day with the bestselling author and visionary scientist.
|Is Napping Good for You?|
|Thinking of taking an afternoon snooze? Here are four research-based benefits of naps, especially helpful in the workplace....|
|Toasted Pumpkin Seeds|
Description: Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are flat, dark green seeds.
Subtly sweet and nutty with a malleable, chewy texture, the roasted seeds from inside your Halloween pumpkin are one of the most nutritious and flavorful seeds around. While pumpkin seeds are available year round, they are the freshest in the fall when pumpkins are in season.
Pumpkin Seeds May Promote Prostate Health
Benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH, is a condition that commonly affects men 50 years and older. BPH involves enlargement of the prostate gland. One of the factors that contributes to BPH is overstimulation of the prostate cells by testosterone and its conversion product, DHT (dihydrotestosterone). Components in pumpkin seed oil appear able to interrupt this triggering of prostate cell multiplication by testosterone and DHT, although the exact mechanism for this effect is still a matter of discussion. Equally open for discussion is the relationship between pumpkin seed oil extracts (which could be purchased in the form of a dietary supplement) and pumpkin seeds themselves.
Either way, they are a great healthy snack.