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on May 25, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Start paying attention to your nutrition labels – a new product may soon be listed. Freshly approved by the FDA, advantame is an artificial sweetener from a Japanese company called Ajinomoto. Like other artificial sweeteners 

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on May 18, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Take a minute to think about what motivates you to live a healthy life. Perhaps you’ll think about the reason that sparked your journey, or what keeps you going in the last seconds of a brutal workout. For many of us, these thoughts motivate us initially but the motivation quickly 

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on May 15, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

There are many myths surrounding food allergies. Below are 8 common ones that I hear in my food allergy counseling practice every day. For Food Allergy Awareness Week this week, see how many of them

 

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on May 11, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

If martial arts sounds like your type of workout, have we got just the sweat session for you! MMA (or mixed martial arts) is a martial arts form that works your entire body– arms, legs, butt, core, even your heart. MMA Somnia founder and expert Solmadrid Vazquez created 

 

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on May 06, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Lasting weight loss is a result of changes in all aspects of life, not just your diet. This is exactly why Fit Bottomed Girls founders Jenn and Erin are sharing their new book The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet. Instead of a diet plan, they offer

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on May 04, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Instead of investing in costly options to bring gym equipment into your own home, use everyday household items to add resistance and burn a few extra calories. Here are 5 options perfect for any workout (and to bust any excuses!)

 

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on Apr 29, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

If you’re vegan, lactose intolerant, or looking to cut fat from your diet, market shelves are filled with dairy alternatives for you to try. See if you’d like to try the swaps for the common dairy foods listed below. 

 

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on Apr 27, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Your feet are probably the body part you use the most for your sport (yes, walking counts too) and the body part you pay attention to the least– until they start hurting. Unhappy feet can also lead to other problems like

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on Apr 22, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Mixed messages about healthy choices are prominent online, on TV, and on the radio. However, despite the mixed messages, the choices you make are ultimately up to you. The best way to make the right ones? Read on to find out!

 

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on Apr 20, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

There are thousands of new links posted to the internet daily - who has time for them all? Some reach the top while others get lost in cyberspace. These health and fitness links made it to our radar, and are worth the click for you too.

 

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on Apr 15, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Each week we publish a new recipe from New York Times Bestselling Author and creator of Hungry Girl, Lisa Lillien, who just released The Hungry Girl DietThe book will help you lose weight with your favorite Hungry Girl recipes, and we got an inside look with the author herself. 

 

 

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on Apr 13, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Although not completely new, boutique gyms are on the rise now more than ever. Large, traditional gyms that offer a variety of equipment and classes for every fitness need are beginning to lose customers to specialized studios focusing on a specific type of fitness. Do these studios really have more to offer than an all-inclusive gym? Learn more and decide for yourself!

 

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on Apr 10, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

How many of the statements you've heard about water are actually true? Here are 10 common questions surrounding water and whether they're fact or fiction. See how many answers you thought you knew!

 

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on Apr 08, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

A long work day, an overwhelming amount of responsibility and a hectic lifestyle all contribute to unnecessary stress, which can influence eating habits like overeating. This April make the most of Stress Awareness Month. Assess the common stressors in your life and develop strategies to take some weight off your shoulders. Phew, that’s one less thing to worry about!

 

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on Apr 06, 2014 09:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Data, especially organized data, gives insight into any subject. When it comes to fitness, there are activity trackers like FitbitNike+ Fuelband, or a simple pedometer that encourage a more active lifestyle, but try these apps together with Calorie Count to track the specifics of your sport.

 

 

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