Celeste Smucker, MPH, PhD (Street Articles Author)
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I am a freelance health writer, blogger and professional network marketer. Visit my blog at http://celestialways.com.

I blog about network marketing and also about health, wellness, and natural alternatives to conventional medicine.

Another major interest of mine is meditation and its value for improved health, wellness and a more fulfilled life. Very soon I will be adding a special meditation tab at my blog which will explore the many benefits of this ancient, practice now updated by a contemporary Master of meditation to work with ease in our fast paced Western lifestyle.

3 Powerful Adaptogens Help Reduce Weight Gain From Stress
Often when people, especially westerners, first learn about herbs that are adaptogens they are amazed and a bit incredulous. How could one herb do so much? In some cases the same herb that can help you lose weight, is also the one to try if your goal is to gain…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 08, 2011  
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Is Caffeine Keeping You From Losing Weight?
Is caffeine a friend or a foe when it comes to weight loss? Does it increase blood sugar and insulin or decrease it? What about its impact on cortisol? If you love coffee or tea and are challenged with excess weight and are pre-diabetic or diabetic it is difficult to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 08, 2011  
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7 Ways to Tell If Your Body is Too Acid
Your body's pH has a lot to say about how healthy you are. Measured on a scale of 0 to 14, pH scores at the low end are acid and on the high end alkaline. Right in the middle at 7 is what your body needs to achieve to be…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 08, 2011  
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5 Unusual Home Remedies for Weight Loss
With nearly two-thirds of Americans either overweight or obese, weight loss strategies are all important for individual health as well as for the health or our economy. When viewed as a problem discussion of obesity often focuses on finding a magic bullet; a drug, a superfood, an exercise routine...the one…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 08, 2011  
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Too Many Carbs Make Weight Loss A Real Challenge
When it comes to foods that help you lose weight the standard suggestion is to eat fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains. Although there are health benefits to be had from whole grains, recent evidence suggests we may be getting too many of them and the result is high…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 05, 2011  
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Three Great Ways to Eliminate Weight Gain From Stress
Can stress cause weight gain? Unfortunately the answer is very likely yes, a fact which is stressful in and of itself. Its easy to see why this might be the case. If eating is how you comfort yourself, then it is almost automatic to reach for a yummy treat when…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 04, 2011  
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Cortisol, Blood Sugar And Stress, Bad News for Weight Loss
Stress is hard on your body in many ways not the least of which is its impact on weight gain through increased cortisol and blood sugar. Cortisol is a major stress hormone which has the job of preparing your body for fight or flight. It gets your heart pumping faster,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 04, 2011  
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Avoid Fructose And Weight Gain May Be A Distant Memory
Are you getting too much fructose in your diet? Fructose is found in fruit, vegetables and grains, but also is the sweetener of choice in prepared foods including and perhaps especially in soft drinks where it appears as high fructose corn syrup. The soft drink industry likes it because it…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 03, 2011  
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Soft Drinks And Obesity, A Costly Connection
Obesity has many causes, some more obvious than others. However the obesity and soft drink connection is a costly one. We all seem to agree that better food choices are the answer, or do we? The fast food industry invests $4 billion dollars annually in marketing unhealthy products...and will continue…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 02, 2011  
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Easy Steps to Keep Your Pancreas Healthy
Your pancreas is a large organ behind your stomach which produces insulin to regulate blood sugar and enzymes to promote good digestion. Diseases of the pancreas include both pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. In addition, if you regularly have high levels of blood sugar in your system causing a condition called…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Aug 02, 2011  
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7 Ways to Tell If Your Body is Too Acid
Your body's pH has a lot to say about how healthy you are. Measured on a scale of 0 to 14, pH scores…
Alkalize Your Body for Weight Loss
If you think weight loss requires counting calories you're only partly right. To lose weight you have…
Coconut Oil, for Weight Loss Its A Real Plus
Most of us have been trained to think of coconut oil as bad, something to be avoided at all cost. But…
How to Say No to Menopausal Bone Loss
Thirty five million women over the age of 50 suffer from osteoporosis or are at risk for developing…
How to Deal With Insomnia And Weight Gain
The more we know about weight gain the more we recognize that it is about much more than just eating…
Too Many Carbs Make Weight Loss A Real Challenge
When it comes to foods that help you lose weight the standard suggestion is to eat fresh fruits and…
Avoid Fructose And Weight Gain May Be A Distant Memory
Are you getting too much fructose in your diet? Fructose is found in fruit, vegetables and grains, but…
Top Foods for Weight Loss? Find Out Why You Need to Check the Packaging First
When people talk about their extra pounds the conversation usually shifts to what foods are good for…
An Easy Way to Boost Weight Loss Success
When you eat sugar its hard to lose weight, and the more you eat the harder it gets. Sugar promotes…
Three Great Ways to Eliminate Weight Gain From Stress
Can stress cause weight gain? Unfortunately the answer is very likely yes, a fact which is stressful…