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Holiday Healthy Eating

Holidays such as Christmas and New Year’s bring to mind thoughts of family, friends, fun and food. However, each year, millions of Americans struggle to maintain their waistlines during the holidays while surrounded by tempting holiday treats. Holiday Parties By following the healthy tips below, you will be on your way to enjoying all your … Continue Reading

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10 Tips For Winter Wellness

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1. Go for a walk even when the weather is really cold – your body has to work overtime to get warm and you may burn up to 50% more calories than you would on the same walk in summer! But remember, go a little slower until you get warm and keep up the hydration. … Continue Reading

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The Best Foods for Healthy Skin

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Nutrition is important for health. An unhealthy diet can damage your metabolism, cause weight gain and even affect organs such as your heart and liver. What you eat also affects the health of another organ — your skin. As more is learned about how diet affects the body, it’s becoming increasingly clear that what you … Continue Reading

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10 Tips for a Healthy Fall

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, flu and cold season can begin as early as October. The average adult catches two to three colds each season, and children sneeze and sniffle even more. With a few preventative measures, you can help keep yourself and your family healthy through the fall season and spend less time wiping noses. 1. … Continue Reading

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5 Ways To Age Gracefully and Healthfully

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Most of us say we would like to age gracefully. But the concept seems pretty much out of our hands or in the hands of a plastic surgeon. We say we aren’t going to take those drastic measures, but then many of us end up doing so. Why? Because we didn’t just take the simple, natural measures we … Continue Reading

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How To Lose A Little Weight

Losing a little excess weight goes a long way toward improved health. Drop an easy 10 pounds. Go! Here are easy lifestyle adjustments to make it possible. Lose that weight on the go! (You’ll hardly notice the additional effort.) Control Stress Take steps to manage your stress level. Stress releases hormones that encourage the accumulation … Continue Reading

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10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Back-to-School

Make sure your kids get a healthy breakfast with these simple and nutritious make-ahead meals. A healthy breakfast for kids Getting the kids out to school in the morning can be a bit of a manic panic. (Where are my socks? The bus is here!) While you want to make sure your kids start the … Continue Reading

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11 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

Breastmilk is a “perfect food.” It’s easy to digest, and because it is made of live cells, your baby’s body can easily absorb it. August is National Breastfeeding Month and a great time to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding for babies. Breastmilk provides just the right proportion of essential nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to … Continue Reading

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Six Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer!

Summer means a time for surfing, sand, barbeques, pool parties and the occasional getaway. Many of these plans are also an open invitation for you to get sick, especially if you are traveling our lounging outside. If any of your summer plans revolve around these activities, here are 6 ways you can ensure you stay … Continue Reading

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The 6 Most Filling Vegetables, According To Nutritionists

Veggies may be good for us, but there’s a reason people joke about “rabbit food” when dining on salad after salad. Those low-cal crusaders can leave you feeling empty if you aren’t loading up on a full spectrum of them. “People tend to lump all vegetables together,” says Simona Hradil, R.D., a sports dietician at … Continue Reading

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