August 2011 Tips

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The last 2 months of tips concentrated on travel. This August 2011 tips, are largely tips to help improve health and save money.

Take your own lunch to Work

I feel very strongly about saving money by taking your own lunch to work. The advantages to taking your own lunch to work or school, are numerous. The most outstanding are, that you immediately begin saving money, & you will eat food that is made under hygienic conditions that you control. You can choose the ingredients like, wholewheat bread, fresh vegetables, and so forth.

One may argue, that there is no time to make lunch. Well, consider the time and money involved to drive to buy lunch, & wait in line to be served, before you eat lunch.

Surveys have found that most people spend between $5-$10, a day, on lunch. This means that 2 adults in a home would be spending double that amount. If there are other family members, the cost of just buying lunch, gets to an extremely high number.

In my ebook, Make,   Eat,   Save.,   Take Lunch to Work, I address all these issues and have tips and suggestions for you to make your own lunch.

I guarantee that you will save money, when you make your own lunch. You will also find that you will be eating much more healthful food.

To get a copy of my ebook, simply click on the link below. You will get to a page that will guide to get your copy of,
Make,   Eat,   Save.   Take Lunch to Work.

Anti-aging Foods

A selection of these hints appeared on the Dr.Oz Show

Black currants contain a compound called anthocyanosides, which can help improve vision. Additionally, this super-food contains 5 times the vitamin C that oranges do, making it a superb immunity booster.

Wheat germ is rich in zinc, which plays a crucial role in the production of new skin cells. It also has anti-inflammatory properties to help prevent eczema; recent studies even indicate that wheat germ can help reduce acne. Get half a cup of wheat germ per day for your daily dose of zinc. Try sprinkling it over salads and yogurt or adding it to smoothies.

Watermelon is a source of lycopene, which protects the skin from UV rays

Sunflower seeds contain lignin phytoestrogens, which prevent collagen breakdown and boost the skin's lipid barrier.

Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin C, which the body needs to manufacture sebum, an oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands. Sebum is the body's "natural conditioner," and keeps hair shiny, smooth and young looking, while preventing dryness.

Romaine lettuce is a leafy green vegetable high in vitamin A, a vitamin that helps revitalize skin by increasing cell turnover and encouraging new skin cell growth. Add 6 leaves to your salad or as a side with dinner for your daily allowance of vitamin A.

Red peppers and Brussels sprouts are rich in vitamin C, which help build collagen and fight off free radicals.

Pomegranate seeds contain juice rich in ellagic acid and punic alagin - 2 agents that fight damage from free radicals and preserve the collagen in your skin.

In Conclusion

Let's hope that these tips for better health will help you. What you eat, certainly has an effect on your health and outlook on life.

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