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Healthy Super Bowl Options

by Rachelle on January 30, 2015

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If you’re trying to follow through on your plan to eat healthier this year, Super Bowl Sunday might be one of the first times you’re tempted to throw up your hands and grab a slice of pizza, a plate of buffalo wings or handful after handful of tortilla chips. Keep Reading

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Stretching Those Hamstrings

by Rachelle on January 15, 2015

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It can often seem like there are two kinds of people in the world – flexible people and those who… well, aren’t. This distinction seems especially noticeable when you fall into the “not flexible” camp. Is it true that some people are just born stiff and tight? Keep Reading

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Getting a Flu Shot?

by Rachelle on December 4, 2014

The cold has arrived, the leaves have either started to fall, or already have fallen, and flu season is in full force. Your family doctor has possibly given you notice that it is time for that seasonal flu shot, but many people either don’t bother with getting it done for one reason or another. Maybe it will help to understand a little bit more about some misconceptions of the flu shot. Keep Reading

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We know protein is good for us, but are protein shakes as good as the real thing, and do they benefit our health? Ideally, it is best to be getting your daily protein allowance from natural sources such as meat, fish, nuts, milk, beans, cheese, and yogurt. However, people have investigated the way protein shakes effect our bodies, some reporting quite positive results: Keep Reading

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The months of October through December can be a very chaotic stretch of the year for most of us. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years can be a time of family gatherings, parties with friends and co-workers and extremely busy schedules. Keep Reading

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Pushing Through a Life Burnout

by Rachelle on October 31, 2014

When was the last time you felt burnt out? These days, it’s quite normal to be stressed, overworked, and saddled with too many of life’s responsibilities. It’s a small wonder that the modern western lifestyle is so predisposed to produce burnout in those who lead it. Keep Reading

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Your body works sort of like the warning symbols that pop up on the dashboard of your car. If your engine is having issues, tires are low in pressure, or the oil needs to be changed, your car lets you know. Some warning signs that our body might be telling us should not be ignored, and should be fixed as soon as possible. Here are a few of issues that may or may not be a concern, and should be explored to treat as soon as possible: Keep Reading

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Portion sizes have been increasing each decade of society. It wasn’t long ago that the normal size for a soda was a modest 12 ounces, food was portioned smaller at restaurants, and all-you-can-eat buffets weren’t as popular as they are today. There are a few things you can do to counter this “portion distortion” that we as a society are currently experiencing, some that you can use to your own benefit: Keep Reading

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Healthy Vacationing

by Rachelle on September 25, 2014

Say goodbye to those post-vacation diets! It’s easy to stay in shape while on vacation by staying active and eating healthy. Vacation is a great time to forget about the stress of work and school, but not the best time to forget about working out. Keep Reading

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With the football season upon us, you don’t necessarily have to sacrifice healthy eating, for some quality appetizers, snacks and desserts. You will find that it takes some creativity to avoid simply buying over processed foods, snacks that are full of sugar and salt, and greasy meats. Here is a tasty 3 course meal idea that just might win over family: Keep Reading

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