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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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MAKING EXERCISE A ROUTINE

on September 11th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Motivation strikes! You go out and buy new sneakers, the latest trendy work out clothes, and joined the gym, not only a month-to-month membership, but a full year commitment! You figure that all the money you put into this exercise endeavor will surely keep you motivated. Yet, six months into the program, you find exercising […]

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BUYING HEALTHY ISN’T ALWAYS EXPENSIVE

on September 4th, 2013 Leave a Comment

We’ve heard it all before. You really want to eat healthy and buy nutritional food, but it’s just so expensive. There’s no way that you can afford to purchase all the food you need, so instead, you opt to get whatever is seemingly cheaper. You think you’re sacrificing your health to be frugal, but in […]

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UNDERSTANDING ORGANIC LABELS

on August 28th, 2013 Leave a Comment

As you transition to grocery food and begin strolling the aisles for diet-friendly items, you will notice foods are now touting the organic food label. When buying organic, look for the following regulated terms on food labels: Food labeled “100% organic” has no synthetic ingredients and can legally use the USDA organic seal Food labeled […]

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FOOD IN MILES

on August 21st, 2013 Leave a Comment

If you’ve visited a fast food restaurant of popular chain (with more than 20 restaurants nationwide) recently, you’ve probably noticed that along with the mouthwatering description of the item, menus now are including calorie information on their menus. The aim of this law is to help individuals make better food selections, but for some the […]

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EATING HEALTHY ON VACATION

on August 15th, 2013 Leave a Comment

If you plan to getaway, keep these nutritious eating tips in mind during your travels. Don’t be at the mercy of vending machines, fast food stops, and airport cuisine. If you want healthy, convenient meals and snacks, there are a variety of healthy alternatives. If you’re traveling by car, pack a cooler filled with a […]

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Staying Active in the Workplace

on August 15th, 2013 Leave a Comment

For many of us, our jobs find us sitting in an office, behind a desk, in a chair; movement isn’t a requisite to do our daily work effectively. The hope is that, when we aren’t at work, we spend our time being active. But, new studies are starting to suggest that sitting for long periods […]

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Webinar: Smartphones and Weight Loss

on August 4th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Learn the tricks of achieving your weight loss goal with your smartphone.  Watch the free webinar on Sept. 12th 1-1:45PM EST. Click Here: Webinar

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