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Almost everyone will say that they want to live longer, do more things, and spend more time with their families. But even if most people think or say this, their lifestyle reflects otherwise. Living longer and continuing to love your life usually means living healthy. Keep Reading


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A long-debated argument has existed on the belief of pre-workout and post-workout snacks. Other questions for those that eat around their exercise schedules have included “How much should I eat for my workout, and what should I eat?” Keep Reading


The Many Health Benefits of Green Tea

by Mel on September 23, 2014

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“Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one.”

-Ancient Chinese Proverb Keep Reading


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We all have our guilty food pleasures, but there are definitely some that you should eternally ban from your diet, or at least limit your intake. Here are 6 foods to avoid as much as possible, and you will be well on your way to a healthier, balanced meal plan. Keep Reading


Get Out of That Bed!

by Mel on July 11, 2014

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“It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” – Aristotle Keep Reading


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Get That Heart Rate Up!

by Mel on July 2, 2014

Cardiovascular exercise increases your heart rate and breathing. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that most adults get 30 minutes of moderate cardio exercise, 20 minutes of intense cardio exercise or a combination of moderate and intense cardio exercise five or more days each week, in addition to two to three days of resistance exercise. Engaging in different types of cardio reduces boredom and offers an effective fitness program. Keep Reading


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The old proverb saying “Health is Wealth” especially rings true as we try to focus on spending less time indoors, and more time outside as we enjoy these summer months. Summer allows us to try some fruits that are in season only during this time of year. Keep Reading


Fish in 30 Minutes or Less

by Mel on May 2, 2014

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Fish is a very important part of a healthy diet. Eating fish or taking fish oil is good for the heart and blood vessels. Eating fish once or twice a week may also reduce the risk of stroke, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and other chronic conditions. Keep Reading


Tips for Gym Newbies

by Mel on April 15, 2014

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Your first time at a gym can be a scary experience. Don’t know what to bring or where to start?  Here are some tips to help keep you relatively unscathed during this new experience.  Plus learn gym etiquette to keep those dirty looks at bay.  Keep Reading


More Healthy Lifestyle Tips

by Mel on March 26, 2014

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Here are healthy lifestyle tips you can incorporate into your daily life to promote your health and well-being. Some tips you should implement on a daily basis and others are simple changes you can make to your life to nurture healthy living. Keep Reading