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Sitting on an Empty Wallet: The Cost of Physical Inactivity

on February 1st, 2017 Leave a Comment

A lot of people that are physically inactive throughout the day aren’t so by choice. More and more jobs are in an office setting. These environments are sedentary by nature, and don’t tend to encourage physical activity. While some try to remedy their lack of movement during the day by doing some basic things at […]

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Three Ways to Spice Up Weeknight Meals

on January 21st, 2017 Leave a Comment

Preparing a healthy dinner every night is a chore for many, especially after a long day at work. But the truth is that putting together a nutritious meal can be easy and quick with a little creativity. Salads topped with grilled chicken are great, but when you feel the need to change things up, give […]

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Politics over Dietary Guidelines?

on January 20th, 2017 Leave a Comment

In this day and age it seems no matter how noble the cause, it is soon taken overtaken by politics. And even if politics aren’t necessarily involved, someone usually finds a way to introduce politics into the situation, including our dietary guidelines. A piece was put out from public health and sustainability experts from George […]

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Four States See Decrease in Obesity – What’s Their Secret?

on January 14th, 2017 Leave a Comment

Minnesota doesn’t seem like it would have much in common with New York, but they do share some common ground in the battle against obesity. According to a report published by the nonprofit organization, Trust for America’s Health, Minnesota and New York, along with Montana and Ohio, stand alone as the only four states that […]

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7 Healthy Dinner Recipes in Under 30 Minutes

on January 7th, 2017 Leave a Comment

In many households, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. can feel like the busiest, most hectic part of the day. You arrive home after what can be a stressful commute from work; the kids have homework and need to get ready for bed; the house is a mess; you’re tired from pulling an eight-hour shift (or […]

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Turn New Year’s Resolutions to Rest of Year Goals

on January 1st, 2017 Leave a Comment

“New Year’s Resolution, bro!” That was the reply I received when I asked a friend if he is ready to come to the gym with me. That’s the train of thought for a lot of us dieters around this time of year. The New Year is right around the corner, and that is when we’ll […]

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10 Foods for an Instantly Healthier Grocery List

on December 21st, 2016 Leave a Comment

As the old saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Oh, but if only healthy eating could be as simple as that! According to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2012 Food & Health Survey, most Americans (52 percent) have concluded that figuring out their income taxes is easier than knowing […]

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Here’s How to tell if you’re an Emotional Eater

on December 14th, 2016 Leave a Comment

There’s no denying that food makes us feel good. There’s something about that tub of Häagen-Dazs after your first major breakup or devouring that entire bag of chips while you’re up late cramming for an exam that is immensely satisfying. When we eat large amounts of food — especially “comfort” or junk foods — in […]

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The Secret to Losing Weight without Exercising

on December 7th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Exercise: Are you exhausted and intimidated by just looking at that word? Especially for those unaccustomed to getting regular exercise, the thought if it conjures up images of sweat, discomfort, pain, boredom, embarrassment, and many other unpleasant thoughts. Experts constantly point to the importance of diet coupled with exercise to achieve weight loss goals. However, […]

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The Truth About Butter

on December 3rd, 2016 Leave a Comment

For at least the last three decades, a shadow has been cast over butter as the artery clogging scourge of all saturated fats to be avoided at all cost, lest we put ourselves at risk for obesity and heart disease. But new information is coming out that suggests that reducing one’s intake of butter and […]

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