Women’s Health and Fitness

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There are 365 days in a year. Can you spare one for yourself? That’s the hope of hundreds of organizations that are gearing up nationwide for Women’s Health & Fitness Day, celebrated on the last Wednesday of September each year. This is the nation’s largest national health promotion day for women, and is the high point of National Women’s Health & … Read More

Eat More, Exercise Less…?

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Quick: What’s the first thing you think of after you eat a Clif Bar or a bowl of Wheaties? Do you want more? You wouldn’t be the only one according to a recent study published in the Journal of Marketing Research which states that not only will you eat more of these “fitness foods,” but you will also exercise less. … Read More

April is Cancer Control Month: Control Your Weight to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

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Amidst all the buzz about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle—such as a decreased risk of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke—here’s one you may not have heard before. Research indicates that by eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight and leading a more active lifestyle you can reduce your cancer risk. In fact, if all Americans … Read More

March is National Nutrition Month: Celebrate with a Healthier Lifestyle

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Once upon a time, people got hungry and they ate something. No more. These days, it seems, every bite has become complicated. Science, pseudo-science and the latest bestseller all bombard us with the latest marching orders about what we should be eating and drinking. Meals and snacks have become tense showdowns among head, heart and hunger. As you gaze into … Read More

February is American Heart Month: Celebrate with a healthier lifestyle!

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Roses are red, violets are blue, I love you – And your ticker, too! So Shakespeare, it isn’t. But what better time than February – cold month of warm thoughts and valentines – to devote some TLC to that wondrous fist-sized engine that enables us to love, laugh, play and enjoy life … our hearts? That’s why the American Heart … Read More