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How to Keep Yourself Accountable

Losing weight is a priority in many people's lives for a variety of reasons. Some people are concerned about being overweight because of increased risk of health issues while others want to shed a few pounds to look and feel their best. Whatever your weight loss goals are, it's important to keep yourself accountable! It's hard to accomplish any goal on your own and it always helps to track your progress and have other people...

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Healthy Refreshing Beverages for Summer

  Summer is here and it's time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine! Whether you're lounging in a hammock or staying active in the sun, it's important to keep your body hydrated with fluids. The heat can make us perspire and dehydrate quickly, so it's always good to have a beverage on hand. The good news is that you don't need to veer off your diet regimen in order to indulge in a thirst-quenching...

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Incorporating Fitness Into A Busy Schedule

Fitness is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but sometimes it can be hard to find the time to fit it in. Any time you can get up and move is the best time to work out. It doesn't matter if it's in the morning, middle of the day or at night. The Department of Health and Human Services recommends these exercise guidelines: Get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of...

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Getting Healthy as a Family

The obesity crisis in America is not limited to adults. Children and teens struggle with weight issues. Currently, over 32 percent of children are overweight or obese. Further, if you look around the kitchen table one evening and realize that your whole family needs to lose weight, you aren't alone. The 2015 report released by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation indicates that 69 percent of adults and 32 percent...

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Our Complicated Relationships With Dieting and Weight.

A new “wellness” movement is calling us to accept bodies of all types and to reject dieting. Taffy Brodesser-Akner explores this new anti-diet age in this week’s cover article and discovers that “all this activism didn’t make the world more comfortable with fat people.” Her article lays bare the anguish overweight people continue to feel while living under perpetual scrutiny from others and from themselves. Hundreds of New York Times Magazine readers responded to the...

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