• SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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    Your way to fit

    If you are on a journey to lose weight, you probably realize that you need to be more active. Maybe you had a routine, but it got old or it no longer fits into your schedule. Or maybe you just like to switch it up a bit – we do after all have more than

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    • JANUARY 16, 2015
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    Work Your Workout into Your Lunch Break

    Okay, I know we’re all busy. Many of us just can’t seem to find the time before or after work to fit in the physical activity time we need. So what can we do?!! Well, I found a great list of ideas for those of us that have a lunch break and want to stay

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    • MARCH 28, 2014
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    What’s an empty calorie?

    Many of us have heard that weight loss and maintenance is about a balance between calories in (those we eat) and calories out (those we burn by being active). So when we hear the term empty calorie, we may wonder what exactly does that mean? Empty Calories are calories from solid fats and added sugars in

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    • JUNE 27, 2014
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    There is no MAGIC BULLET: No Single Food Will Ensure Health or Weight Loss

    Nutrition is defined as the intake of food, considered in relation to the body’s dietary needs. Good Nutrition then is an adequate, well balanced diet combined with regular physical activity (a cornerstone of health).            – The World Health Organization There are so many factors that go into our health and weight beyond just food.

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    • APRIL 3, 2014
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    The Right Portion Size for the Right Body Size

    Does squeezing into your workout clothes feel like a workout in and of itself? Before give up all together or swear off eating everything but baby carrots, consider this: The culprit behind weight gain may not be what you’re eating, but how much. If, on a daily basis, you eat just 100 extra calories over

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    • JULY 3, 2018
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    Summer Food Safety

    Be sure to follow these 4 easy steps to food safety to ensure that your summer festivities go off without a hitch!

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    • JULY 29, 2013
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    Success Maintained

    There is nothing like before and after pictures to help get us and keep us motivated. 

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    • DECEMBER 5, 2018
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    Stress and Overeating Go Hand and Hand with the Holidays

    What can you do to manage your stress and get through the holidays without gaining those extra unwanted pounds?

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    • AUGUST 15, 2019
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    Stop To Taste the Apples

    Have you ever been so hungry that you ate your meal at rapid speed and you didn’t really taste it? If you said “yes,” you’re not alone.

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    • APRIL 9, 2020
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    Stocking Up On Fruit and Veggies? Don’t Overlook Those Cans!

    Canned produce can be a great way to help us eat a healthy and varied diet, especially when food options may be limited.

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    • AUGUST 28, 2014
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    Stay on Track This Labor Day

    Labor Day weekend the unofficial end of summer and an extra day to celebrate. Many of us want to enjoy this time, but celebrations like this often come with tons of unhealthy food and lots of drinks. But you don’t have to let a holiday weekend throw you off track! Yes, this weekend many of

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    • MARCH 31, 2019
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    Spring Clean Your Diet

    It was a long winter, and now’s the perfect time for spring cleaning—your eating habits!

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    • JANUARY 17, 2020
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    Savory Crockpot Turkey Chili

    A recipe perfect for warming up these “chili” January days!

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    • DECEMBER 16, 2014
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    Reviewing Portions

    We are all aware that the holiday season means somewhere, at some time there will be plenty of food that we are going to eat. Some of us will fully enjoy every bite, only to feel guilty that we did later. Others will avoid it all like the plague, to later feel denied and missing

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    • DECEMBER 30, 2014
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    reSolutions

    It is almost the new year and many of us are starting to feel the pressure of listing their resolutions for making change. Yet in the back of our minds we see year after year of good intentions not quite make it to reality. In fact, it is estimated the only around 40% of us

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    • FEBRUARY 20, 2019
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    Olive Oil: What Are the Benefits?

    Ever wonder why olive oil is considered a healthy cooking ingredient?

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    • APRIL 21, 2020
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    New Series: Tips for Managing Our Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Selves

    In our new series you will find expert tips to help you learn how to cope during this challenging time with dignity, strength, and courage.

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    • JUNE 20, 2014
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    Move

    Our bodies were made to MOVE, in fact, we have approximately 206 bones and 640 muscles all perfectly designed to help us move. On top of that research has shown that frequent moderate- to vigorous-intensity activity plays a big role in prevention of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers and obesity. The current recommendation

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    • MARCH 4, 2019
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    March Is National Nutrition Month!

    National Nutrition Month has three main goals to help people manage their weight successfully and reduce their risk of chronic disease…

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    • JANUARY 25, 2019
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    Low Sodium Curried Pork Tenderloin in Apple Cider

    Looking for ways to reduce sodium in your diet, without reducing the flavor? Check out this delicious recipe for Curried Pork Tenderloin in Apple Cider!

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    • JANUARY 24, 2014
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    It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle

    Unfortunately, weight loss takes more than just desire. It takes commitment and a good plan. However, shedding those extra pounds does not have to be overwhelming. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created a step-by-step guide to get you started. Step 1 – Make a commitment If you are reading this you most

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    • SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
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    How to Burn Out

    This article’s title made me laugh. Do we really need a guide on how to wear out our initial desire and motivation to be physically active? No, not really. However, this article written by Registered Sports Dietitian and Strength and Conditioning Coach, Justin Robinson, gives you easy steps to avoid the most common pitfalls. Wing

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    • FEBRUARY 25, 2019
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    How Much Is Too Much Sitting?

    Is sitting is the new smoking? Learn more about the health concerns associated with sitting for too long…

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    • APRIL 9, 2019
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    Helping Your Child Maintain A Healthy Weight

    Obesity currently affects 1 in 5 children and adolescents in the US. Learn more about what you can do to help your child maintain a healthy weight.

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    • AUGUST 26, 2019
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    Hearty Apple Muffins

    Check out this recipe for an easy to make treat that’s perfect for any time of day!

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    • MAY 16, 2014
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    Have you hit a weight loss plateau?

    It can happen. So you’ve made some great lifestyle changes and you have been making good progress. Hooray! Then suddenly, even though you are still making healthy food choices and being active, your weight loss slows to a crawl or maybe stops altogether.  You’ve reached a plateau, but with a few simple changes you can

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    • FEBRUARY 21, 2014
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    Finding Balance

    We all know we need to take care of ourselves, but for some strange reason we often don’t take the time to make our health a priority. Whether there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day or you feel fine so why worry – health is something many of us don’t think about

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    • AUGUST 28, 2013
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    Fighting Afternoon Fatigue?

    Middle of the day for exercise … better energy boost than the candy bar from the snack machine. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323608504579024773708604060.html  

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    • SEPTEMBER 8, 2020
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    Eating Healthy While Dining Out

    You might find it difficult to stay on track and monitor your eating habits, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. When choosing to dine out, however, there are a few things you should try to keep in mind to keep your fitness goals on track.

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    • MAY 24, 2019
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    Eat Those Veggies!

    Do you know how many servings of veggies you should aim for each day?

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    • JANUARY 14, 2019
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    Eat This, Not That (Sodium Edition)

    Have you considered how much sodium is already in your food before it gets to the table? Here are some tips to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet…

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    • MARCH 10, 2014
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    Does Your Plate Need a Taste Lift?

    While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the foods we most commonly eat are often those we enjoy the most. As we celebrate National Nutrition Month 2014® along with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, we encourage you to make taste a priority when preparing nutritious

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    • JULY 9, 2014
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    Diets are Out

    No, this doesn’t mean we no longer need to worry about our weight – rather that there is a new and better way to lose weight. It seems more and more people are realizing a lifestyle change is needed to reach our leaner, healthier, happier selves. This is great news because focusing on specific diet plans or the latest fad diet

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    • SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
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    Cut The Sodium Without Cutting The Flavor

    Looking for ways to make your food more flavorful without adding loads of salt?

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    • AUGUST 20, 2018
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    Benefits of Strength Training

    Strength training is an important part of an overall fitness program. Check out this article to learn how you can get started!

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    • OCTOBER 18, 2013
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    7 Bad Workout Habits You Should Drop

    When we go out of our way to fit exercise into our busy schedules, we would like to see and feel results. However, sometimes we pick up little bad habits that may be getting in the way.  Check out these 7 bad habits that you may need to drop.

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    • JULY 15, 2014
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    13 Easy Ways to Lose a Pound a Week

    Making simple swaps or removing a few ingredients may help you lose up to one pound per week in a delicious, yet non-depriving way. Keep in mind that the basic premise is that 1 pound = 3,500 calories – this means on a daily basis you need to either burn an additional 500 calories through

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    • NOVEMBER 27, 2013
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    ‘Tis the Season

    The holidays often add challenges to our best efforts. As hard as we have worked throughout the rest of the year to keep on track, we are now faced with travel, parties, big meals, special snacks at work and drinking. All of which tend to create an environment that simply does not support our healthy

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