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Smoothie Mania: Are Smoothies a Healthy Choice?

Published: Nov 29 2017 | Under: Fitness General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

Smoothies have become an increasingly popular choice for folks looking for a fast alternative for breakfast and between-meal snacks. Simply blend frozen fruit, yogurt and ice, and you’ve got a tasty and seemingly healthy treat! Many people associate smoothies with a healthier diet and attribute health benefits to their use. As with most things in […]


Falling Leaves

Published: Oct 20 2017 | Under: Fitness General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

With the weather cooling off, many of us are looking up at the trees, watching the changing colors of the leaves. They might be pretty now, but we all know that soon, the ground will be covered with them. When this happens, we’ll put on a coat or sweater, grab a rake, and start on […]


Simple Ways to Reduce Stress

Published: Oct 9 2017 | Under: Fitness General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention | Tags:

Running late. Paying bills. Moving. Caring for an elderly parent. These are all events that can cause stress. Some stress in life is normal and even beneficial, as it helps us adapt and better respond to difficult situations. But left unchecked, stress can cause many physical problems. The American Institute of Stress lists 50 common […]


Bad Breakfast – Fast Food Drinks to Avoid

Published: Sep 13 2017 | Under: Fitness General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It starts your metabolism, helps energize you, and gets you ready for the day. Many of us stop to grab a coffee or some other fast food drink for breakfast in the morning. However, there are some that you should avoid if […]


Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents

Published: Aug 29 2017 | Under: Fitness General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Parenting Prevention | Tags:

12.7 million affected. 17% of our nation’s children and adolescents. The numbers are alarming; childhood obesity continues to be a serious, complex health issue in the United States. We are seeing children with high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Type 2 diabetes, typically only seen in adults over age 45, is becoming more common in […]


Real Men Do Yoga

Published: Jul 5 2017 | Under: Fitness Health Lifestyle | Tags:

Did you know that yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years? Yoga is described as a series of physical, mental, and spiritual practices, and has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly with the female population. But men can benefit from yoga just as much as women, and male celebrities such as Bon […]


Beating the Heat: Safe Summer Exercise

Published: May 30 2017 | Under: Fitness Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Safety | Tags:

Now that summer is officially here, many of us will be starting seasonal summer exercise routines. Whether you’re keeping a New Year’s resolution or just decided to get in shape, the nice weather is a great time for working out. Just like everything else, though, it doesn’t come without its own share of risks. The […]


Bicycle Safety

Published: Jun 24 2016 | Under: Fitness Prevention Safety | Tags: , , ,

bicycle safety

Life is like a bicycle, you need balance. If you lean too far to one side, you will surely fall off. Learning to ride a bike can be difficult, but so rewarding when you finally master the two wheeled machine. However, one thing is certain, no matter how far or how fast you go, you […]


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