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Fitness trackers: the good, the bad and the ugly

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A quick search on Amazon.com for “fitness trackers” will give you over 53,000 results. The options are endless, ranging from $15 to $300 dollars. But is it worth the money? Will you become more fit by using a tracker? How can a tracker help you continue

10 tips to savor the flavor of eating right

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“Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” is this year’s theme for National Nutrition Month in March, this is a campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “Savor the Flavor” encourages us to take time to enjoy food traditions and appreciate the flavors and continue

5 steps to making better goals

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Spring is in the air, creating a new energy in many of us to get active and eat right. You might want to rush into an extreme diet and exercise plan, but research shows that setting SMART goals can lead to lasting changes that can continue

5 mindfulness attitudes to help you meet your New Year’s resolution

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It’s the beginning of a new year and time to at least think about some resolutions.  If you are like me, there is much ambivalence in establishing a goal that I am unlikely to complete. From studies I have read, only 45% percent of the continue

Fill your plate with this, not that on Thanksgiving

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are full of gatherings and good tidings. However, increased temptations of high calorie, high sugar, and high fat foods, along with colder weather make maintaining healthy habits very challenging. Where do calories add up quickly? continue

The magic pill myth

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I think it’s fantastic when something inspires people to be healthier.   I’m pretty sure everyone enjoys that energized feeling when something we read or hear or see gives us a surge of energy or encourages us to think anything is possible. And there’s nothing wrong continue