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Forget the Fads: How to Make Healthy Eating a Lifelong Habit and Not a Fleeting Trend

Did you make a resolution to eat healthier this year? Did you clear out your cupboards, tossing the cookies and potato chips, replacing them with wheatgrass and quinoa? Are you low-carbing, intermittent fasting, keto-ing, reduced-fatting, low-sugaring, or otherwise dieting?  Well, stop already! Stop dieting and start making healthy eating a…

Let’s get moving… How about a walk?

There are many benefits to walking.  By walking 30-60 minutes per day just 5-6 days per week you can: Boost your mood Improve your circulation Inhale refreshing air into your lungs Improve digestion Enhance muscle tone in your legs, abdomen, and arms Fire up your metabolism Reduce your stress Feel…

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5 Strategies to Get up and Go with Better Breakfasts

Think of your body like a car. Your car won’t get very far if it’s low on fuel, and it certainly wouldn’t run well if you gave it low quality gas that doesn’t include the “ingredients” it needs to work properly. Your body runs the same way. If you don’t…

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5 Essential Tips to Increase Your Productivity at Work

How productive are you at work? If you’re like most workers, continual distractions, feelings of discontent, and a lack of motivation can destroy your productivity. Ultimately, your To Do list keeps growing longer and your stress level keeps going up. Fortunately, there are ways to break the cycle by making…

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Bone Health: How to Strengthen and Protect Your Bones

When was the last time you thought about your bone health? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably never. That’s because our bones feel solid and healthy. Why worry about something that seems strong? Unfortunately, the reality is that you’re probably losing bone strength and don’t even realize…

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10 Fun Activities for a Mix-and-Match Fitness Plan

How much exercise do you need? According to government guidelines, the answer is 30 minutes on most days of the week. But what does that really mean? My version of 30 minutes of exercise might be very different from yours. Fortunately, you can calculate your own fitness level by using…

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BMI is a Red Flag for Health Risks – Here’s How to Calculate Yours

Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of the most important measurements about the human body, and you can calculate in seconds. Your BMI helps you detect a variety of health risks, however, most people don’t know what their BMI is. Do you know yours? If not, you should take a…

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10 Self-Care Tips to Support Your Angina Treatment Plan

Angina can be scary because for many people who experience it, they feel like they’re having a heart attack. This isn’t surprising since angina is defined as chest pain or discomfort that happens when the heart muscle doesn’t get as much blood and oxygen as it needs to work at…