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Burn Baby Burn

by Jackie on April 11, 2014

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How many calories do you burn per hour doing various activities? Since 3500 calories equal one pound of fat, you need to burn 3500 more calories than you take in to lose one pound. Many people do regular exercise to burn calories, but you don’t have to change into shorts and running shoes to torch a few extra calories. Your body constantly burns calories as you perform everyday activities. Keep Reading

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Light Spring Recipes

by Jackie on March 14, 2014

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Nothing says spring like light, healthy salads!  Celebrate the fresh flavors of spring with these delicious salad recipes made with fresh vegetables of spring. Keep Reading

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When it comes to healthy eating, there is always room for improvement.  With busy schedules and fast food so readily available, it’s not always easy to eat healthy.  Here are the best strategies to improve nutrition and encourage your family to incorporate healthier eating habits:

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More Veggies and Fruit Please!

by Jackie on January 21, 2014

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One big barrier to eating healthy is the perception that fruits and vegetables are expensive. That’s not necessarily so. Fruits and veggies can often be more expensive than convenient and less healthy foods.  But, there are some things you can do to make healthy choices easier on your pocket book.   Keep Reading

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Tips to Keep You Healthy All Year

by Jackie on January 19, 2014

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Say no to seconds. Drink lots of water. When it comes to dessert, go for fresh fruit. And if you’re eating out, take home half of your meal to enjoy later.  These are just a few easy tips that will help you improve your health, read on and learn more easy steps you can take to be healthier this year! Keep Reading

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Belly workoutIt’s the New Year, and with that comes many fitness related resolutions.  If you are one of the many people starting a new fitness routine, you’ve probably experienced sore muscles after your workout.  Fortunately, there are some ways to help relieve and prevent muscle soreness. Keep Reading

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Your crockpot can be your best friend during the holiday season. These holiday crockpot apple based recipes will save you lots of time and energy this busy season. Making desserts in your crockpot is a wonderful way to entertain with ease during the holidays. Keep Reading

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Give something meaningful this year and give the gift of wellness! Check out these cool gifts to give your family and friends this holiday. Keep Reading

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The Most Important Meal of the Day

by Jackie on November 14, 2013

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Breakfast is a great way to give your kid’s body the refueling it needs. Skipping breakfast can make kids feel tired, restless, or irritable. Breakfast can help keep kids’ weight in check. Breakfast kick-starts the body’s metabolism. Also, individuals who don’t eat breakfast tend to consume more calories throughout the day and are more likely to be overweight.

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Workout for Beginners

by Jackie on October 1, 2013

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This workout is geared toward the exercise newbies out there.  This 30 minute workout is great for those just starting a workout routine.  No need to feel self-conscious about heading to the gym!  You can complete this workout at home, no equipment necessary! Keep Reading

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