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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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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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