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on Aug 18, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

While it's always good to get advice from the experts in health and nutrition, sometimes it helps to get tips from people who've been where you are and are now where you hope to be. 

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on Aug 17, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Not only did Dr. Oz inherit Oprah’s time-slot, he also snagged “The Oprah Effect". (When Oprah endorses a product, business explodes.)  Case in point: Inca Peanuts.  Had you heard of them before?

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on Aug 16, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

In a letter to her 23-year old self, Tina Haupert takes into the mind of her weight-gaining former self.  She talks traditions and rites of passage we are all familiar with and how they affected her then and how she's maintaining her weight now.

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on Aug 14, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

When it comes to my skin, I’m vain. But who isn’t? I’ve yet to meet someone—especially a woman—who hasn’t ever aired a complaint about a pimple, dry skin, a sun spot, a wrinkle or [go ahead, insert your skin issue here]. 

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on Aug 10, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Fashionistas of all sizes need tips on how to make their wardrobe accentuate their shape.  This helpful advice will help you look slimmer and get the best out of your clothes no matter the occasion.

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on Aug 09, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

I'll say it loud and proud: I sometimes eat buttery movie popcorn! I don't always buy organic! And I'm finally done beating myself up over it.

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on Aug 06, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

There is new research—presented at the American Heart Association’s meeting last fall—that suggests older women might not have to limit themselves to the one-drink-a-day recommendation. 

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on Jul 31, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

The most important thing to do while working out in the heat is to stay hydrated. That may seem obvious, but hydrating properly is more complicated than you may think.

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on Jul 30, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

As temperatures creep into the 90s and beyond nationwide, dehydration and heat exhaustion while exercising become a very real-and potentially dangerous-threat.

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on Jul 28, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Number two will do to explain the bodily function most people think about often, but rarely talk about.  Bowel movements are not only necessary, but they explain a lot about your overall health.

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on Jul 26, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Here are tips from people like you who have pushed through and made working out a part of their routine.  You are not alone.

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on Jul 20, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

People often think of a salad as an appetizer, diet food or something that won’t fill them up for longer than an hour. This isn’t always the case. With a little planning you can make a nutritious salad that will satisfy your taste buds and keep you feeling full for hours. You don’t even need a recipe!

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on Jul 18, 2011 06:00 PM in Tips & Updates

 

Dehydration and heat exhaustion aren't the only hazards of exercising on hot days.

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on Jul 12, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

Are you getting less shuteye than you used to?  You’re not alone. The National Sleep Foundation’s Annual Sleep in America Poll found that 60% of Americans between the age of 13 and 64 say they experience a sleep problem every night or almost every night. 

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on Jun 28, 2011 10:00 AM in Tips & Updates

 

My husband recently started a sedentary job and while his diet and exercise have not  changed much, after being there only six months, he’s gained ten pounds. Sound familiar?

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