Low on energy? Mix and match these metabolism boosting foods to give your body’s engine the fuel it needs to burn, baby, burn! Almonds: Though high in calories, when eaten in moderation these nuts are a great source of unsaturated fats (keeping you fuller longer) and rich in protein, causing your body to burn more […]

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Mornings are critical. They set the pace for your day and usually set the mood as well. There’s nothing like waking up refreshed and ready for your day to start.  But wait…there’s something you’re missing. Before you just jump on into your day, you could be making some critical errors that affect your health for […]

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How many times a day do you look to coffee, soda or candy in your quest to stay awake during work or school? If often,…

Ever need a quick fix for a simple life problem like lack of energy or a headache? Well, here are some natural juice recipes that are sure to get you back running right! Energy Boost  Feeling a little lackluster? Woke up on the wrong side of the bed and feeling drowsiness coming on? This shot […]

The next time you start feeling that mid-day slump, do yourself a favor by not pouring another cup of coffee, or reaching for a candy bar from the vending machine. Sure, caffeine and sugar may seem like quick fixes at the moment, but the crash that follows will leave you feeling even more tired than […]

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You really are trying to be healthy…you go to the gym, you drink water, you even eat healthier. So why do you still feel so…

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  Always tired? Feel like you’re running on empty? Well, join the club, as an increasing numbers of us are suffering from constant fatigue. For all ages, balancing home, work or children can be tiring and deplete energy levels. This is especially so as we age. Food sources such as sugar and caffeine may give […]

With oil prices’ suddenly racing higher, gasoline isn’t the only thing that’s getting more expensive. Energy costs for your home are also going up, making it more advisable than ever to take steps to reduce consumption. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offers dozens of things consumers can do to save energy. Read: 4 Items […]


Columbia Gas reports that 1,500 residents of Elyria are without gas Friday evening. Ray Frank with Columbia Gas said the company had a mechanical device malfunction today, but it was repaired Friday afternoon. Now, 60 workers have to visit all the homes affected to turn off their valve, resume flow to the house, then come […]


1. DRINK WATER Dehydration causes fatigue, so stay hydrated to stay bright-eyed. Caffeine can jump start your motor, but you don’t want to over do it. Energy drinks and coffee can give you a temporary energy boost by firing up your fight-or-flight hormones, but when they wear off, you crash. Start your day with a […]

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Sometimes those extra 10 minutes of sleep we get from hitting the snooze button in the morning are not enough.