Category: Wellness



Supplements – The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

More than half of all U.S. adults are popping pills – vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and herbs – in the hopes that it will cure what ails them. But will these supplements actually help them lose weight, reduce blood pressure, lower … Continue reading

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Prevent Dehydration

It’s summertime, and the temperature outside is now more or less regularly over 90 degrees. Prime time for dehydration. If where you live also happens to be humid, then you’ve just moved into the dehydration fast lane. And for all of … Continue reading

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Inflammation – It’s What’s Making You Sick

What do obesity, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, stroke, cancer, and irritable bowl disease have in common? Scientists have linked all of these diseases (yes, obesity is considered a disease) and many more to chronic inflammation. And it’s inflammation that’s making … Continue reading

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The Sleep-Weight Connection

If you are having trouble sleeping, you aren’t alone – about one-third of the adult population worldwide experiences insomnia at least occasionally. And for most of us, the quality of our sleep will decrease at some point in our lives. … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

Times can get rough. We know how important it is to make every dollar count. We hear from so many people, “Eating healthy is so much more expensive.” Actually, we find it to be quite the opposite. If you think … Continue reading

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What’s in your Water?

Where do you get your drinking water? From the tap? Do you know what’s in your water? A 2016 Gallup Poll found that 61 percent of Americans said they are worried a “great deal” or a “fair amount” about the … Continue reading

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Go Out and Play!

You try so hard to be faithful to your workouts. You manage to get yourself to the gym or go for a walk almost everyday, which is so great for your body and mind. But, there are days when you dread … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease 101

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Approximately one in 133 people have Celiac Disease, an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the lining of the small intestines. Such damage causes malabsorption of nutrients as well as … Continue reading

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The Power of Loving Yourself

Back in 2009, we were interviewed by Oxygen Magazine about “how to avoid pitfalls with your fitness goals and how to stop bashing yourself when your progress stalls”. What a mouthful! We were pleased that the magazine was covering this … Continue reading

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What’s on Your Bucket List?

“And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln If you were told that you have only a few days or months to live, how would you … Continue reading

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