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A Better Way to Control Your Sweet Tooth

When I’m in my fitness groove, getting plenty of exercise, I’m the picture of good nutrition. I gravitate towards colorful fruits and vegetables, lean sources of protein, and whole grains...

Eat Breakfast, Prevent Diabetes

I bet you’ve heard about the importance of eating breakfast. You know that breakfast eaters tend to have an easier time focusing and concentrating (that’s why we feed our kids...

Fun + Fitness — Integrating Physical Activity with Your Social Life

How active are you when you get together with friends or go out for a date night? Do you typically meet for dinner, and then settle in for a movie...

Exercise — A Mental Health Superstar

Beginning exercisers are often frustrated by how long it takes to start seeing — and feeling — results. When you’re starting from square one, it can take 6-12 weeks or...

The Healing Power of Gardening

March is almost here. The daffodils outside my front door are getting ready to bloom and the kids and I are discussing seed choices for our raised vegetable bed. So...