Healthy Living Magazine

Shawn Nisbet

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Monday, March 21st, 2016

Feeling Stressed? What to Do, What Not to Do and How to Handle It

In her four-part series on the keys to overall wellness, Shawn Nisbet has already covered exercise and nutrition. In this issue, she turns her attention to stress and how to handle it. At times, stress can be beneficial. But unmanaged stress is toxic. What we think and feel, and for what length of time, has

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

The Four Keys to Overall Wellness: Nutrition

In part two of her four-part series, Shawn Nisbet examines the basics of good nutrition and its essential contribution to our long-term wellbeing. Nutrition is often defined as the process of eating the right kind of food...

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Moderate, Consistent Exercise: The Key to Overall Wellness

Exercise is, without a doubt, one of the most powerful ways to improve your health. Regular moderate exercise can reduce the risk and symptoms of more than 20 physical and mental health conditions – and slow down...

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Drink Up! Why Water is Vital to Your Health

Did you know your muscles and brain consist of about 75% water, and that your blood is about 82% water? That’s why it’s important to keep your body sufficiently hydrated to ensure it functions at its best. But how...

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Fat Fanatics Take Note: Some Fats are Good for You!

These days there’s so much conflicting information and misinformation making the media rounds that it’s no wonder many of us are confused about which fats we should eat, which we should avoid and why. Healthy Living helps...

Monday, July 14th, 2014

The Basic Rules of Digestion: Why your grandmother really was right

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the most important – and that definitely applies to digestion. Remember when your grandmother told you to sit up straight, chew your food and eat slowly? Well, she was right....

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Weight!

Hormones control almost every aspect of your physical and mental health. When one hormone is a bit off, all of your hormones are a bit off. If they are not balanced, it is almost impossible to control...