Monthly Archives: November 2018

Holiday Shopping Can Boost Your Mood

Did you know that holiday shopping can actually give you a nice little mood boost? If you’re feeling gloomy or the cloudy skies are getting to you, a bit of retail therapy can actually work to help you feel better. … Continue reading

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How to Make Thanksgiving Dinner Healthier

Thanksgiving Dinner is probably the largest meal of the year, larger even than Christmas dinner. It’s the one time a year when all of the family is guaranteed to come together and enjoy all the classics: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, … Continue reading

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The More Physical Activity the Merrier!

Getting more physical activity is always a good thing. In fact, the more you can move around, the healthier you’ll be. Multiple studies have proven that daily exercise is crucial for a healthy body—not just your muscles, but your joints, … Continue reading

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5 Simple Exercises to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be one of the most debilitating—and definitely most common—types of pain you have to deal with. Anything can cause back pain, from a bad night of sleep to uncomfortable seating to a wrong movement at the … Continue reading

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When Do You Burn Calories Most?

Your body burns fuel at different rates throughout the day. Obviously, the highest amount of calories burned occurs during and immediately following exercise, when your body is using all that energy to power your muscles. The lowest calorie burning occurs … Continue reading

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6 Sneaky Tricks to Prevent Holiday Overeating

The holidays are the hardest time of year for those of us trying to diet. It’s just too easy to overeat on holiday feasts, snacks, and treats—the worst types of foods for our diet. And we can only say no … Continue reading

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The Very Real Dangers of Sugar

We all love our treats, even when we know they’re terrible for us. After all, we reason, just one little bite can’t hurt, right? Sadly, one bite usually turns into two, then three, then suddenly the entire dessert or snack … Continue reading

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Add These 7 Foods to Your Diet for Better Weight Loss

Dieting isn’t only about cutting unhealthy foods from your menu—it’s also about finding foods that are healthy and promote weight loss. You’ll find that a few of the “right” foods can go a long way toward helping you drop a … Continue reading

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