Grill Healthy

by Gabriella Patel on July 15, 2014

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The 24th of July holiday is coming soon and that means many people will be firing up the grill to celebrate Pioneer Day. Lots of hot dogs, hamburgers and of course, ribs, will be cooked, but there are some healthy food items that you can throw on the grill and make your holiday BBQ a little different. Check them out, along with a couple recipes that won’t affect your healthy eating 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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“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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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


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


Post image for Hurt Back? Strengthen Your Back With These 4 Exercises

Everyday activities such as bending over to clean up after the kids, and leaning over to pick something off the ground takes its toll on your back. You use your back muscles for most movements, especially when you are just simply walking. Strengthening your back will not only improve the look of your back, but also will prevent from future injuries from happening. Try these 4 simple exercises that will improve your core, and help strengthen the back: Keep Reading


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Summertime means camping for a lot of people. It’s great to get outdoors and enjoy some of nature the way it was intended. Tin foil dinners are an easy way to feed the family, and can be healthy too! Below are some tasty recipes and ideas of what you can put inside a tin foil dinner: Keep Reading



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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Looking to eat healthy foods while you are on a business trip is not always easy. Sometimes food is catered, and that can leave you with little choice. With tight schedules, high-pressure meetings, business travel is anything but a walk in the park. Keep Reading


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Next to the olive, the avocado is the second fruit with the highest mono-unsaturated fatty acids content at 20%, which amounts to almost twenty times that of any other fruit. This leads many to believe that eating avocados won’t promote healthy weight-loss. Keep Reading