Healthy Days with Paul & Ann

Obstacles to Permanent Weight Loss

Obstacles to Permanent Weight Loss

Last night we presented a webinar on why it is so hard to lose weight. We had a fantastic number of people attend which is a testament to the frustrations that abound in this area. Even people on the Hallelujah Diet find weight loss can be elusive (especially women).  We broke it down to 22 reasons.  We also discussed the ...

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Why Are Celebrities Dropping Like Flies?

Why Are Celebrities Dropping Like Flies

Have you noticed that while we are only beginning the third week of this new year, there have already been a sizeable number of deaths of famous people?  What exactly is that number? From a website called tributes.com we found there are now 12 famous people who have died in the last 20 days.  We calculated their combined ages and ...

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How to Keep Food Simple, Fun, and Easy!

How to Keep Food Simple, Fun, and Easy!

“Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.” ~ Quintilian Variety is the spice of life, as the saying goes. And research shows variety is important for health, too! A study conducted in Ireland concluded that vegetarian diets are indeed nutritionally adequate, but buffered their findings ...

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How Affordable is Health Care, Really?

How Affordable is Health Care, Really

Today there was an article in the NYT from a company that has been gaining quite a lot of media attention lately—Kaiser Permanente in California. This group is not only a hospital and insurance company, but they will soon also be known as a new and somewhat different medical school.  Opening their doors to train medical doctors this year, they ...

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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You!

While everyday is a new opportunity to make changes that will bring you to a new level of spiritual, emotional and physical health, this is typically the time of year that people see is the best time to to create goals or “resolutions” that will serve them well as they strive to improve their lives. The Bible has some encouraging ...

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The True Meaning of This Song

The True Meaning of This Song

We came across a beautiful rationale for the Twelve Days of Christmas song. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have. Merry Christmas everyone! The song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas" is an English Christmas carol. From 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in England were not permitted to practice their faith openly. Someone during that era wrote this ...

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Not The End – It’s Just the Beginning

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Yesterday, Rev. Malkmus (AKA Dad), announced that the All I want for Christmas… Health Tip would be his last. Most people wouldn’t appreciate what is involved with writing a blog but let me just say that it takes a lot of work. And I can say, that Dad being the perfectionist, that he is has put his heart and soul ...

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17 Unique Gift Ideas for Your Shopping List

17 Unique Gift Ideas for Your Shopping List

The holidays are fast approaching and your gift list has grown.  You are so eager to start your friends and family on the journey toward more vibrant health….but, how? They won’t watch a video and hardly ever crack open a book. They think they know enough to keep themselves healthy and would never touch a multi-vitamin.  Their microwave oven is ...

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Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Spices—Huh?

Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Spices—Huh

Hey, what happened to the seeds and nuts? Recently, we were listening to Dr. Andrew Weil and he referred to his favorite four food groups and we were surprised to learn exactly what they were! Why would Dr. Andrew Weil recommend herbs and spices instead of seeds and nuts? Here are few of the many ways to create variety in ...

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