Fitness & Nutrition

Beyond Team Sports—Fun Activities That Promote Fitness

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Despite the message you may be getting from the copious minivan stickers you pass on your morning commute, not all moms are soccer moms, and ...

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    Get the Most From Your Green Tea

    If you’ve ever found it curious how devoted the English, Chinese and East Indians seem to be about keeping their tea times (not tee times),... Read more

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    Crunchy and Creamy Homemade Nut Butter Recipe

    Peanut butter is one of the most popular spreadable foods and can be slathered on just about anything you like for added flavor. Some even... Read more

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    Chocolate for Your Sweetheart

    Chocolate doesn’t just come in heart shaped boxes, but it might also be good for your real heart, too. The beneficial effects of chocolate are... Read more

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    Diet and Management Tips for Osteoporosis

    In osteoporosis prevention, diet plays a crucial role. When you were younger, you probably didn’t think too much about eating foods that could prevent osteoporosis. Sure, you... Read more

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    6 Ways Obesity Goes Beyond Diet and Exercise

    The 1980s really were the good old days when it comes to eating, exercise, and weight loss. Why? The authors of a new study suggest it’s... Read more

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    Monday Morning Bed Yoga

    I’m sure most readers are familiar with the following experience: You wake up on a Monday morning and two parts of you immediately begin debating... Read more

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    Start Your 2017 Off With the Right Fitness Routine

    The odds are better that 2017 will be a good year if you kick your new year off right with a healthy, sustainable workout routine. Of... Read more

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    5 Warm Smoothies That Are Perfect for Cold Weather

    Smoothies, especially ones with made with green ingredients and vegan protein, are a great way to make sure you start the day off with a... Read more

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    Want to Lose Weight? Train the Brain, Not the Body

    Despite massive government, medical, and individual efforts to win the war on obesity, 71 percent of Americans are overweight. The average adult is 24 pounds... Read more

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    Dedication’s What You Need

    Sacrificing comfortable mornings in bed for a pre-work swim, having electrolyte drinks while running so you don’t collapse from sheer fatigue, and testing your determination... Read more

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    5 Wellness Trends That Are Going To Be Huge in 2017

    For health-minded folks, 2016 will probably go down as the year of acai bowls, mindfulness and yoga festivals. Kale and lemon water also had their... Read more

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    Recipe: Raw Key Lime Pie

    Super easy, take not much time at all, and it’s a healthy choice for National Pie Day. Ingredients For basic nut crust:3/4 c. raw almonds1... Read more

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    Can Breakfast Help Keep Us Thin? Nutrition Science Is Tricky

    Cereal makers have happily encouraged the belief that eating breakfast can help keep us thin and bring other benefits, partly by paying for studies that... Read more

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    29 Foods to Boost Creativity

    What we eat can affect our creative energies. The usual suspects—processed foods high in trans fats, artificial ingredients, and excessive amounts of sodium and sugar—can... Read more

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    Almond-Crusted Cauliflower Recipe

    Cauliflower is a great, versatile veggie—you can serve it mashed in place of potatoes, or even as a grain-free pizza crust. This simple but flavorful... Read more

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    13 Ways to Get More Antioxidants This Year

    With the holiday season over, now comes the time for all kinds of food resolutions, mainly focused on dieting. There are many reasons to think... Read more

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