Healthy Lifestyle tips!

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Below are five simple tips from the book to achieving a healthy lifestyle: 1) Befriend Your Body: Your body is the best guide to your wellness decisions. In addition to what studies and research shows, understanding your body’s messages will help … [Read more...]

Do not let your heavy head hold you back!

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Runner’s Beware: you may be missing a big piece of the picture in your training! HEAD STRONG: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN  POSTURE, FASCIA, & RUNNING   The human head weighs ~12 pounds. It is a commonly and widely known fact. But true as … [Read more...]

A few tips: Pregnancy and Food

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Food and Pregnancy Tips from Jan Rydfors MD, Co-Founder of EmbraceHer, creators of the app, Pregnancy Companion: The Obstetrician's Mobile Guide to Pregnancy   Is Caffeine OK? Is it safe to have coffee while pregnant? Limited intake of … [Read more...]

Bye bye daylight savings

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I do not know about you, but I always get a bit bummed when this time of year rolls around. It takes a lot of motivation to keep on with my day when it is dark long before dinner time. I know it could be worse, many people living in Northern Europe … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Keeping Halloween Healthy(er)

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Pumpkin pizzas are perfect and punchy Halloween is coming at you like kids hankering for O’Henry candy. It’s time to hunker down and work the constitution. You’ve made it through Valentine’s Day, Easter, July 4th and the Labor Day. So what … [Read more...]

Fall Seasonal Vitamin Recommendations

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"Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of my own and are not indicative of the opinions of Walgreens."   People often wonder why they get so many colds in the cooler … [Read more...]

Losing weight and looking great!

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I would like to share an inspiring message I received last week from a reader named Ashley. She has lost over 9" and she looks amazing! Ashley says she is about 1/3 of the way to her goal, how about we all give her a big congrats on her current … [Read more...]

Low-carb iced coffee!

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In an ongoing series devoted to keeping money in wallets during the impending recession while still enabling eyeballs to bulge from caffeinated sockets all over the world, following is a standard low-carb iced coffee recipe. Quick tip: Using ice … [Read more...]

National Coffee Day

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Just in case you needed an excuse to have a cup of coffee, or two, maybe even three... It is National Coffee Day you know!   … [Read more...]

Staying cool and succeeding under pressure

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4 Principles for Staying Cool Under Pressure – and Succeeding We all ask ourselves the same desperate question from time to time: How am I going to make this work?! No matter how well we’ve done laying the groundwork for everything to run … [Read more...]

Cream Cheese Puff with Roasted Bacon Emulsion

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You might think I went bonkers. A what what with a what? An emulsion? I haven’t had one of those since I saw the doctor in 2004. Let me ‘splain. I’ve basically deconstructed an omelet to bring you something new, fun and fresh. A sandwich. But not … [Read more...]

Dating in the age of the “Selfie”

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Dating in the age of the "Selfie" It is Friday, and for married folk like me, what I am most excited about is that I might get caught up on sleep this weekend, exciting huh?! For you single people that are dating, you might be anticipating a hot … [Read more...]

World Alzheimer’s Month

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5 Brain-Health Tips There are several, multi-billion dollar industries out there dedicated to burning fat and building muscle; cognitive health, on the other hand, has been largely overlooked. Of course, any good health expert is quick to remind … [Read more...]

Sip some summertime sweetness.. while you still can!

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Summer is slowly slipping away. One thing I love about summer, is cooling down with a nice cold cup of lemonade. For some reason it just not seem right sipping this cold delicious drink in the winter, that is when hot chocolate is due to be consumed. … [Read more...]

Training Myths

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5 Training Myths What You Don’t Know – and What You Think You Know – Can Hurt You! While big chunks of America’s population continue to be ravaged by obesity, causing other problems such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, there are many … [Read more...]