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How to Balance Your Health During the Holiday Season: Part 1 – Staying Active

Autumn is here, though it may not quite feel like it yet - more importantly, we’re heading into that long holiday stretch where we face two to three months of increased temptation in the form of delicious treats and family feasts. While nature is winding down for a winter rest, our lives are just ramping up as we try to balance our schedules, holiday events, and family get-togethers. Additionally, if you’re the type of person...

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How Mood Affects Your Eating Habits

Have you ever noticed that when you are bored, sad, or anxious, you often feel hungry, too?   If you said "yes," then rest assured that you are not in the minority. This is a widespread occurrence with both men and women, and you know what?  It's not a coincidence. In fact, there is a very close connection between appetite and mood.  Need proof?  How many times have you found yourself saying, "I don't feel like...

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| Food, Tips

3 Strategies to Incorporate Running/ Walking into Your Routine

Exercise is an important activity many people don't take advantage of due to their busy lives or a lack of motivation—but without adequate exercise, you put your health at risk. Studies show that walking and running can help improve your heart health and even extend your life. The great news is, with a little creativity, you can fit running and walking into your daily routine. Here's how: 1. Take the Stairs Walking up a few...

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Pantry Spring Cleaning for Health

The springtime is the best time to reset and encourage healthy eating habits to support your weight loss and fitness goals. And if you're trying to become healthy and fit, you need to have a plan to clean out your pantry. Luckily, springtime makes it an ideal time to clear out foods and beverages that just don't belong in your healthy pantry. Here's your quick guide to pantry spring cleaning: 1. Step Back and Assess...

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Great Apps for Your Walking/Running Routine

Whether you are training for a marathon or simply trying to get fit, running and walking apps can make exercising easy and fun. Check out these five top smartphone apps that can help you get moving. Strava Sometimes referred to as "the social network for runners," Strava provides plenty of opportunities to check out your friends' running routines, give them kudos for hard workouts, and discover running routes in your local area. It also provides...

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