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Gym Safety in the Time of COVID-19

Well, here is some good news… we think. After months of isolation during this COVID crisis, many states are finally starting to open up and ease restrictions.  For some, this may seem a little scary.  But for many, this signals the start of returning to life as normal (or at the very least, more normal than the last 60 days).  It also means that for those of you who’ve been missing the gym, you may...

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5 Healthy Living Podcasts to Follow in 2020

When you hear someone talking about healthy living what comes to mind? Weight loss? Exercise? Clean eating? Brain balance?  How about all the above? The concept of optimal health is holistic and factors into all these topics, plus many more. But how do you get the best information without having to sift through 100s of 1,000s of blog posts, books, and podcasts?  With that question in mind, we want to recommend 5 impactful podcasts that...

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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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Vending Machines Showing Calorie Counts of Sodas

NEW YORK — As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips. The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and vending machines to post the information as early as next year, although the specifics for complying with the requirement are still being worked out. “They’re seeing the writing on the wall and want...

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