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School is back in session for a lot of children in grade school, or at least within the next few weeks. This doesn’t need to signify the end of letting your kids exhaust some of that energy by playing sports, swimming, and hiking that you might have done over the summer. Keep Reading

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Detoxing Your Liver

by Rachelle on August 12, 2014

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Maintaining a healthy liver is not only important to live an active, healthy lifestyle, but has long-term benefits as well. Think of your liver as an air filter. All the toxins we eat, drink and breathe in get clogged up in this hard-working organ. Even though our body has its own natural detoxification system, there is a lot we can do to give it a helping hand, largely by eating the right kinds of foods. Keep Reading

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Bad Fat vs. Good Fat

by Rachelle on July 24, 2014

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Fats. It’s a word that many people want to completely avoid when it comes to choosing the right foods. But the truth is; there are fats that are considered healthy, and need to be included in your diet in order to maintain healthy weight and nutrition. Keep Reading

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“Good” cholesterol are made up of lipoproteins that act as cholesterol scavengers. They pick up excess cholesterol in your blood, take it back to your liver where it’s broken down, and therefore protect against the accumulation of potentially dangerous plaque on artery walls. Keep Reading

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Maximize Your Metabolism!

by Rachelle on June 27, 2014

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If you’ve been very diligent when it comes to eating right and exercising regularly, but the scale still doesn’t budge, then your metabolism may be to blame! Keep Reading

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Think POSITIVE!

by Rachelle on June 19, 2014

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Making healthy food choices, and staying active are not the only activities that are important to maintaining your health, it’s important to keep your brain healthy too! There are times that you might not achieve your health goals; not everyone sails through life achieving goals that they have set for themselves. Sometimes you will stumble. But it’s important that you stay positive! Keep Reading

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Add tons of flavor, not fat to your next barbecue! Grilled meats have a reduced fat content because the fat drips off as the food cooks. Plus shorter cooking times result in minimal loss of moisture and vitamins from vegetables. This ensures that as much of the nutritional content is retained in the food. Keep Reading

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Beneficial Leg Exercises

by Rachelle on May 21, 2014

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You lose fat over your entire body, so working all the major muscles will lead to faster and better results. Strength training combined with regular cardiovascular exercise and a healthy diet are the keys to healthy weight loss. Try these leg exercises that will stimulate some of the largest muscles in your body. Keep Reading

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Chicken is the go to protein for quick and easy meals. A lean, skinless chicken breast half contains approximately 182 calories and 4 grams fat with only 1.1 grams of saturated fat. Chicken can be prepared in a variety of ways, from soups to stir fries, grilled or baked, the list is nearly endless. Keep Reading

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Healthy Eating Habits

by Rachelle on April 18, 2014

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Have you been hitting your workouts hard but your weight loss has plateaued? It may be time to look at your eating habits.  Here are some simple fixes to get you back on track. Keep Reading

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