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8 Ways to Get Off of the Couch This Winter

Are you a fair-weather outdoor exerciser, like me? I love walking, running, and bicycling outdoors, but I hate working out in the rain. So instead of letting soggy Pacific Northwest...

If You Go Gluten Free, Should You Be Dairy Free Too?

If you’re celiac, should you go dairy free? The thought of eliminating your favorite cheese along with your favorite gluten-filled crackers may seem daunting and incredibly unfair.  But if you...

Going Gluten-Free: A Patient Story (part 1)

In celebration of Celiac Awareness Day on September 13th, this week we are featuring posts on the celiac and gluten-free lifestyle.  Today we’d like to share an inspiring story from...

How Can Fiber Keep You Slim?

Strawberries & Citrus are high in fiber. photo courtesy Kimubert When you hear the term “dietary fiber” what do you think of first?  Bran flakes, perhaps.  Maybe Metamucil®?  Or your...

Fitbit Makes the Cut – Technology to Keep you Healthy

Image courtesy www.fitbit.com Important fact number one:  I am not much of a gadget person. I use any gadgets that I have to use for their primary purpose only. The...