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4 BENEFITS OF DRINKING WATER

on November 25th, 2013 Leave a Comment

A little water never hurt anyone—in fact, staying hydrated can do a lot to keep your mind and body healthy. Since dehydration can make you feel fatigued, drink a glass of water to get the energy boost you need. Did you know that lines and wrinkles are more prominent when dehydrated? Reduce the appearance of […]

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MAKE IT AND TAKE IT: FAST FOOD ALTERNATIVES

on November 18th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Fast food is usually the chosen meal in between the multiple activities in your day. Whether it’s between rushing the kids off to soccer practice, going from one meeting to another, or dropping your daughter off at ballet class, pre-plan a balanced nutritious meal and snack so you can stay on track and stay healthy. […]

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6 TWITTER PROFILES FOR A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

on November 11th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Technology has come a long way in recent years, and one of the biggest beneficiaries of its growth is social media. What started out as a simple way to connect with friends, has become a world where people can interact with anyone from anywhere. Whether it’s your friend that has moved across the country, or […]

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3 TIPS TO UNDERSTANDING NUTRIENT CLAIMS

on November 4th, 2013 Leave a Comment

When walking up and down the aisles of the grocery store, you see color packages loudly proclaiming the contents to be free of or low in calories, fat, sodium, and sugar. But what do these statements really mean? Understanding nutrient content claims can help you to better understand the type of food you are consuming […]

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SMALL STEPS TOWARDS A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

on October 28th, 2013 Leave a Comment

We all know what happens. You start a work out plan and it goes well for a while, until real life factors start getting in the way. After a busy day you want to go home and partake in life’s little pleasures. You want to play with your kids, tune into your favorite television shows, […]

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WATCH WHAT YOU EAT, AND HOW YOU EAT IT

on October 21st, 2013 Leave a Comment

Good nutrition practices are a key factor to your weight loss and maintenance success, but another part of “watching what you eat” is just as important: practicing food safety. Take preventative measures to ensure that you and your family are really eating healthy. Keep It Clean: Wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm, soapy […]

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WALK FOR YOUR HEALTH

on October 14th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Walking is a part of daily life. You do it from your car to your desk, to the bathroom, up and down the stairs, and everywhere in between. But, how many steps are you taking daily? Knowing this can help you to implement a small change that can help you become healthier. Some studies suggest […]

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STRETCH

on October 7th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Stand up, hold your arms out in front of you, bend at the waist, and try to touch your toes. Can you do it? Do you feel tightness in the back of your legs? Stretching your muscles and joints through something as simple as touching your toes is an important part of wellness and one […]

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FITTING FITNESS IN YOUR SCHEDULE

on October 1st, 2013 Leave a Comment

Let’s face it, our lives are busy; our days are spent at work, running errands, taking care of our children, and a million other tasks in between. In the end, there’s not a lot of me time. As a result, our health takes a backseat to all the other things we need to do. But, it doesn’t […]

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AMA DECIDES TO CALL OBESITY A “DISEASE”

on September 18th, 2013 Leave a Comment

We’re at a major milestone in the treatment of obesity; the American Medical Association (AMA) voted, during their annual meeting, to classify obesity as a disease. While not legally binding, this decision from a group of over 224,000 medical professionals could potentially cause a major policy change. How? Obesity will now no longer be thought […]

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