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19 min read | July 16, 2018

15 of the Best Fiber Sources for Weight Loss

We often overlook our need for fiber because we associate it with the stuff that our grandparents take to stay regular. But fiber is a powerful nutrient, especially for... Read More
5 min read | June 4, 2018

7 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Summer Vacations

  A vacation is time to kick back, spend time with loved ones and decompress from the job. A survey of travelers found that 94 percent of those who went on vacation... Read More
6 min read | May 4, 2018

Can You Be Fit and Overweight?

  Feeling motivated to lose weight so you can improve your health? Healthcare providers often tell us that whittling that waistline and getting down to a lower weight will... Read More
5 min read | April 10, 2018

The Mediterranean Diet Versus Meds for Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer in America and has been for the past 80 years. The bright spot in this bleak news is that heart issues are slow to... Read More
5 min read | March 12, 2018

Should I Have a Sports Drink with My Workout?

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that Americans drink an average of 145 calories from sugary beverages daily. We all know to cut down on soda, energy drinks,... Read More
7 min read | March 9, 2018

7 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Losing weight is a struggle, and it can be especially frustrating if you have friends who stay svelte with hardly any effort. This might lead you to wonder whether you can... Read More
6 min read | February 14, 2018

5 Spices for a Stronger Immune System

A robust immune system keeps you healthy in spite of the bacteria, viruses and countless other invisible threats you encounter every day. It kicks in after you get a cut to... Read More
9 min read | January 14, 2018

8 Easy Stretches You Can Do at Your Desk

Sitting is the new smoking. At least that’s how the media portrays what they call a modern public health threat. So where’s the danger when you’re sitting in your... Read More
7 min read | December 18, 2017

Do You Really Need a Protein Supplement?

Protein is found throughout the body — it makes up the structures of almost everything, from muscles to organs, skin, hair, bone and more. It’s no wonder that we can be... Read More

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