Time to Calf Up

Hoping for strong, shapely calf muscles by next summer? Try these exercises. Wouldn’t it be nice to have legs to show off next summer? Maybe you’re tired of dreading shorts and swimsuit season and are ready to take the steps necessary to improve the appearance of your legs. It’s time to make your dream of…

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Beating the Winter Weight Gain

The winter season is here and, along with the wind chills, comes the ever-dreaded winter weight gain. It’s all too easy to unconsciously pack on the pounds during winter. After all, we’re likely to spend most of our time indoors taking part in sedentary activities and eating comfort foods. The best way to put a stop…

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Eat Clean, Get Lean

What you need to know about the clean eating trend. Back in the early 1900s, as more people began to live in cities, the food industry invented preservatives to keep food safe and tasty from farm to plate. This led to increased production and profits for food manufacturers. It was during the mid 1900s when…

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Sick Kitty

Five of the most common health problems in cats. Your fluffy, furry friend isn’t immune to sickness. Unfortunately, cats are susceptible to a variety of illnesses, each with specific symptoms. No one wants to see their beloved pet uncomfortable or in pain. Knowing what to look for and getting prompt treatment can help your cat…

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7 Tips to Help You Cut Down on Impulsive Grocery Store Purchases

Have you noticed lately that your grocery bill is going up? Although the cost of food may be rising, some of your growing grocery store costs might be due to making impulsive purchases. If you shop when you’re lacking energy, hungry, or in a hurry, chances are good you sometimes make hasty decisions about food.…

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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (border-lining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is bound to while it’s floating…

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Coughing, Wheezing & Trouble Breathing

It’s time to get your asthma symptoms under control. Breathing in oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide is something most people do without thinking twice. It just comes naturally. But for millions of people around the world with asthma, getting a deep breath is a daily struggle that others will never know. With asthma, coughing and…

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5 Benefits of Martial Arts

Are you looking for a way to get in shape, but haven’t found a form of exercise that can keep you interested and motivated? Is every type of exercise you’ve tried boring and mundane? If so, martial arts may be right for you. Believe it or not, martial arts can help you increase your quality…

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Baked Chicken with a Twist

Chicken Cordon Bleu Serves: 2 | Serving Size: 1 plate Ingredients: 

 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 slice of ham, halved 1 slice of provolone cheese, halved 1/4 cup flour (seasoned with salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder) 1 egg whipped with 1 tsp milk 1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons olive oil 1…

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