I’ve NEVER heard anyone say “You know, I’d like a really pretty house, but I don’t care if it has a refrigerator or bathrooms”. But I hear “I just want bigger arms” or “I only want to work on my waist” quite frequently. From a fitness professional’s perspective, they mean virtually the same thing.
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We’ve recently celebrated Father’s Day by showing our fathers just how much they mean to us. In so many ways, fathers are the under-recognized keys to the success of families.
Q. I am planning to retire this year, and suddenly I’m frightened. I’m not sure what do with my time. My husband keeps telling me to do it, but I am uncertain if I want to do it. Can you give some advice?
The food labels we see today are a result of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) of 1990. In attempting to better inform consumers about what’s in their food, the Act attempted to standardize the labeling guidelines of packaged foods. The NLEA requires each label to include the serving size, number of servings per container, the nutrient composition of food, and the list of ingredients, among other things.
It is an awesome thing to have a strong work ethic throughout life’s journey because the harvest is very plentiful but the workers are so few. Jesus Christ had an outstanding work ethic with the ministries He was called to while here on earth.
Many Americans suffer with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD), which refers to any disease of the circulatory system outside the brain and heart, and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) which happens when arteries become narrowed due to build-up of fatty material called plaque. You’ve probably also heard this referred to as atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. Plaque deposits cause the arteries to stiffen and become blocked, which limits the supply of oxygenated blood throughout the body. This can cause different types of health problems, depending on the arteries that are blocked.
Alfred Carroll Ministries announces plans for its pre-Father’s Day Evangelistic Outreach — “Baby Boy Project.” Prayer, spiritual counseling and water baptism will be offered to attendees.
So, we know we eat too much sugar … all of us … pretty much all the time. If you eat packaged food, it’s almost unavoidable. But now what? Well, it is certainly possible to cut down the amount of added sugar we consume. Here are a few strategies.
Q. I am a widow in my early 80s. I just can’t do the things I have done in the past. I don’t hear as well, I tire much more easily, and I can’t drive at night to see my friends who live only 10 or 20 miles away. I don’t have any mental or physical problems except old age. Can you suggest ways that I can adapt my lifestyle without feeling like “the tired old lady?”
Q. I hate my job, but I don’t want to quit. It’s so bad that I get physically sick on Sunday nights. I’m irritable at work, annoy my coworkers, and often don’t even complete jobs. No one wants to be around me. Can you give me some suggestions on how to keep my job without losing my mind?