Start Your Day with Exercise and Breakfast

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Start your day with exercise and breakfast and you will make good choices all day long.

I want to create a series of wonderful posts about healthy recipes. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Never skip breakfast. The first meal of the day breaks the fast from the last meal you ate the night before.

savory-english-muffin

SAVORY ENGLISH MUFFIN

3 oz Applegate Naturals Black Forest ham
1/2 cup raw kale, leaves torn, stems removed
2 Tbsp shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
1 whole-wheat English muffin
1 tsp olive oil

Layer ham, kale, and cheese on muffin halves. Drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle chili powder, sea salt, and black pepper to taste. Toast muffin halves side by side in a 375°F oven for 10 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Total:310 calories

Olive oil is packed with antioxidants and healthy fats, so this drizzle is the easiest weight loss…

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How to Cleanse Your Skin

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Cleanse your skin.

Five simple steps to correctly washing your face:

 Step #1: Wash your face with lukewarm water and a cream cleanser. Warm water helps lift the dirt out of your skin, but hot water can be too drying. Cream cleansers are more hydrating, but if you wear a lot of makeup, you might want to use a gel cleanser and/or a makeup remover instead. After washing, dab your face with a towel—don’t rub. It will stretch your skin and lead to wrinkles.
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I use Pond’s Cold Cream for my cleanser. It leaves my skin feeling moisturized and not dry. I use this twice a day.

Step #2: Take a cotton ball and dip it in toner and swipe it around your face, focusing on problem areas. For example, if you have an oily t-zone, toner is a huge help. You don’t need a lot! Just one soaked…

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Shop for Your Healthy Skin Care Essentials

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Yesterday I talked about “How to Have Healthy, Glowing Skin.” Today, let’s shop for those essential items we need to have that beautiful healthy skin we all want.

Moisturizer

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I have super dry skin,  so I use Pond’s Dry Skin Cream. Simple and deep hydration can make dry skin look beautiful and radiant and feel soft and pampered. Ponds Caring Classic Extra-Rich Dry Skin Cream is a gentle cream that enhances the health of your skin in a very loving way.

  • Doesn’t clog pores
  • Dermatologist-tested
  • Makes your skin soft, smooth and radiant

Hydra B5 Gel

Apply a product containing hyaluronic acid prior to your moisturizer, such as Cosmetic Hydrating B5 Gel.  Hyaluronic acid holds 1,000 times its own weight in water, thus attracting water to the skin and holding it there.

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For those looking to combine the benefits of Vitamin B5 with high amounts of Hyaluronic Acid to…

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