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Simple Do Anywhere Workout

The "go to" exercise routine you can do anywhere. HINT: It's just 6 key moves. Are you finding it next to impossible to get to the gym due to a full schedule or travel?   This simple infographic can help stop the madness and get you back on track. Simple, do...

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Weight Loss Paradigm Shift

Here's a paradigm shift that will remove self judgement and condemnation. Our weight is a reflection of our world, here's a paradigm shift to change your world, and ultimately change your weight! Watch this video and comment below.

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The Power of Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato is a powerhouse of nutrition. This vibrant orange tuber is rich in vitamins, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and blood sugar-regulating nutrients. The antioxidant Beta-carotene, which gives Sweet Potato its orange flesh, is necessary for your...

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Sleep Well

More than 20 years of research shows us that sleep is vitally important to physical and mental health.  What we now know is that there are serious risks that come with lack of sleep.  In animal and human studies, living without sleep for even a few months resulted in...

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Pumpkin

From Shakespeare’s reference to "pumpion" in The Merry Wives of Windsor to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, pumpkin is woven into the fabric of history and cuisine. Native Americans roasted long strips of pumpkin over an open flame and ate them. Colonists made pumpkin pie...

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Mindful Eating This Season

Cooking, cleaning, hosting, visiting, and tackling a holiday shopping list that is growing faster than last summer’s weeds; oh yeah, the race is on. Before you know it, the table is set and you’re serving the holiday meal. This year, though, is going to be...

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What The Heck Is On A Food Label Anyway?

When you are in the grocery store, you probably flip over a few items to scrutinize their nutrition labels. Are you fully informed about what that label is saying?  The government is working on updating the label to reflect today's nutritional concerns and include...

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Today’s Grandmothers

When you think of grandmother, what comes to mind for you?  The memories that I hold dear of my grandmother are of a woman with grey hair, glasses, old dated clothes and a limp. I wonder how old she was in that picutre in my minds eye.  I wonder if she was my age now....

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How is a Colonoscopy like Thanksgiving?

Most of us who are in the range of 50 are familiar with the fact that doctors recommend a colonoscopy at age 50.  A rite of passage, if you will.  I don't know of anyone who runs out to get that test the day after their birthday.  We all deal with some procrastination...

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Dangers of Restrictive Dieting

Losing weight using a restrictive diet program is not effective in the long run - most dieters gain back their weight and more, it can also be hazardous to your health. If a certain food group is avoided, there can be a gap in the nutrition that the dieter is taking...

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