Family Fitness: Staying Healthy Together

In these days of fast food dinners and hours spent sitting at computers and video games, families need more than ever to work together to stay healthy. As a parent, you have a responsibility to teach your kids the importance of being physically active every day. Exercising together as a family ensures kids will grow…

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Organic Versus Non-GMO Labeling

For those who have become more alert of what goes into what they consume, the positive news is that an increasing amount of food manufacturers are proposing organic options, making organic food one of the quickest-growing divisions of food production in the United States. The negative news is that all of those options can be…

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Nutrition News- November 2017

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that Americans gain an average of 0.4 to 1.8 pounds each year during the holidays. Unfortunately, that weight isn’t likely to disperse with the holiday cheer – it tends to stick around. Inside this months Nutrition Newsletter is a quick tip to help prevent…

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The Real Deal About Artificial Flavors

Let me ask you this: Have you looked at the ingredients on a food label lately? How about a “processed” food label; like famous brands of cookies, cereals, or junky snack foods? Do you have those ingredients in your house? Do you even know what all of those ingredients are? There are a ton of…

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Tips For Restorative Sleeping

If you’re having trouble sleeping at night, it’s pretty hard to ignore the problem. You’ll feel sluggish, irritable and just generally unprepared to deal with everything the day has in store for you. There are many reasons why many Americans don’t get the full seven to nine hours of sleep each night recommended by doctors.…

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How to Stop Using Food as a Reward

Using food as a reward is a very common habit among dieters and fitness enthusiasts. Therefore, it is no surprise that quite a number of people who exercise regularly feel that it is okay to indulge in some heavy eating after a grueling workout. After all, it stands to reason that filling up on food…

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How Dangerous Is It to Skip Regular Workouts?

It’s often hard to keep up with a demanding life and still find time to work out. You may be wondering what will happen if you stop doing regular workouts. This is a common question. Unfortunately, there are negative consequences to not exercising anymore. So the answer, more accurately, becomes a matter of what you’ll…

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