Fitness & Nutrition

Fitness Trackers: Should You Get One?

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Spring is here and with the warm weather comes new motivation to get fit. If you’ve been looking at fitness trackers and are still not...

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    Grilled Fruit Salad Recipes

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    Is There Really Any Science Behind the Sirtfood Diet?

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    A 4-Step Plan to Shed 20 Pounds Fast

    If you’re reading this and pondering how to lose 20 pounds, I already know something about you: You want to find a fitness program to lose weight, burn... Read more

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    Cherry on Top: Summer Fruits Are Also Good for the Brain

    Summer fruits are soon back on our tables. We’ve long known cherries and other stone fruits provide a range of essential vitamins and minerals. But... Read more

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    Cardio Benefits that You May Not Think About

    So, how important is the time you spend on a treadmill or cross-trainer each week? Are you putting in the miles just to help maintain... Read more

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    15 Easy Ways to Lower Blood Sugar Levels Naturally

    High blood sugar occurs when your body can’t effectively transport sugar from blood into cells. When left unchecked, this can lead to diabetes. One study... Read more

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    FDA Changes Nutrition Label for First Time in 20 Years: Adds Sugar Levels, Changes Serving Size, and More

    New nutrition facts labels were revealed on May 20, but we won’t be seeing them on packaging until 2018, according to the U.S. Food and... Read more

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    Too Much Sitting Linked to Earlier Death in Older Women

    Older women who spend a lot of time sitting die earlier than their most active peers, new research shows. A new study of about 93,000... Read more

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    What If We Didn’t Hate Ourselves?

    What if we obsessed over the things we love about our bodies, instead of the things we so desperately want to change? What would happen? Would... Read more

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    5 Tips to Ensuring Your Child Isn’t Deficient in B Vitamins

    There are 13 different B vitamins that everybody, including your children, need in order to function optimally, and when any of them are in short... Read more

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    Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid If You Have MS

    By Allene Edwards, Organic Lifestyle Magazine If you have MS, it is long past time for you to choose to eat the healthiest possible diet. Let’s... Read more

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    4 Ways to Reduce the Damage of Prolonged Sitting

    Research is mounting that chronic sitting is associated with cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, obesity and even early death. But sitting can be hard... Read more

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    Small Changes May Help Us Avoid Weight Gain

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    7 Benefits of Walnuts

    Oftentimes, the simplest foods are best for your health, and this is certainly the case for nuts, in which Mother Nature has crafted a nearly... Read more

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    Raw Brownie Bites Recipe

    It’s the common afternoon dilemma—you or your little ones want a snack with some sweet in it. Oh, you also want it to be healthy... Read more

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