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Too Much of a Good Thing?

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If you’re craving an afternoon snack and you’re more likely to choose an apple and a handful of almonds over a candy bar, you’re making great progress on your journey toward a more healthy lifestyle. But just because you’re making … Continue reading

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Fido Can Help You Get Fit

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You may have heard that having a pet can improve your mood, decrease your risk for depression and lower your level of stress. Now there’s research that having a dog could help you get fit and improve your overall health. … Continue reading

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Build a Solid Foundation for Good Nutrition

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March is National Nutrition Month and the American Dietetic Association wants you to focus on “Nutrition from the ground up”. This theme suggests that when making healthy lifestyle changes, it’s important to start with a solid foundation. This means making … Continue reading

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Fish Oil and the Omega-3s

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Chances are, you’ve heard the buzz about fish oil somewhere. But what’s the big deal about? It turns out that the omega-3 fatty acids that make up fish oil are important for some of the body’s basic functions, particularly in … Continue reading

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8 Strategies for Handling Holiday Party Temptations

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Unhealthy foods and drinks are available everywhere this time of year and holiday parties are one of the biggest culprits. When the frequency of holiday parties presents temptations of special treats like eggnog, cakes, pies, and cookies over and over … Continue reading

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Healthy Meals Start With Your Plate

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Building a healthy meal doesn’t have to be difficult. It all starts with your plate. Size matters. If you’re like most American’s you are probably eating off 12-inch or larger plates. No matter what the plate’s size, we have a … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal with Dairy?

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You’ve seen the Got Milk? ads. You’ve heard the hype about dairy and weight loss. But what’s the real deal? Is dairy as beneficial as the marketing gurus make it out to be? It turns out it is, according to … Continue reading

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Go Meatless for Vegetarian Awareness Month

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October is Vegetarian Awareness Month and a great time to consider going meatless. No, you don’t have to give up meat for good, but if you give it a try you just might be surprised at the benefits. Besides, research … Continue reading

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Staying Fit & Healthy on the Job

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Staying healthy on the job isn’t easy to do. With today’s increase in sedentary office jobs, and an increase in hours spent at work, it’s not easy to stay active and eat right. And not only are you likely to … Continue reading

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Take Your Medicine–Or Not?

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With news of more and more FDA-approved medications being linked to dangerous side-effects, you may be wondering if medicines aren’t becoming more harmful than helpful. Giving up medication completely may not be the best course of action, though. And if … Continue reading

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