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Category: Health

All about health and nutrition!

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expert motivation • the skinny on protein bars • vinegar for weight loss • the real deal on reps in Pilates by Rael Isacowitz and Leslie Dantchik, MS Q. In Pilates, why do we generally do fewer reps than in some other forms of fitness training? A. Joseph Pilates spoke quite clearly on the topic of doing fewer […]

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Mind Over Multitasking


A mindfulness practice can alleviate anxiety, improve your health, boost your brain power and even help you lose weight. by Anne Marie O’Connor Before she underwent mindfulness training, Jan Taylor would stress out whenever she got caught in a traffic jam. Now if she’s stuck on the highway, she refuses to worry or lose her […]

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Outsmart the Late-Night Munchies


These strategies will help you overcome p.m. snack attacks.  by Matthew Kadey It’s 10:30 p.m., you’re watching TV and suddenly it hits you: a Goliath-size craving for the tub of cookie-dough ice cream in your freezer. In some cases, this craving may signal actual hunger. But for many people, including Filomena Iorio-Tasoluk, the owner of […]

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The 9 Biggest Diet Mistakes (And How Not to Make Them)


These weight-loss strategies can actually prevent you from dropping pounds.  by Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS aka “The Rogue Nutritionist”™ Let me start by saying what this article isn’t: It’s not about rating diets. Instead, it’s an attempt to help you stay away from dieting pitfalls that can sabotage any diet plan, from raw foods to […]

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9 Health Habits Worth the Effort


From breaking the soda addiction to starting a meditation practice, these health practices will pay off big dividends. by Stacy Baker Masand Unfortunately, we can’t pop a magic pill that will ward off disease, keep us happy or help us lose weight. In fact, the most worthwhile heath benefits result from time, effort and a […]

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5 Hidden Benefits of Exercise


With more than a third of Americans classified as obese, everyone from first lady Michelle Obama to TV news anchor Katie Couric is advocating exercise to maintain a healthy weight.

“That’s great,” says Dr. Eudene Harry, author of Live Younger in 8 Simple Steps, “but the benefits of exercise go far beyond fitting into those skinny jeans.”

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Top 10 Tech Tips for a Healthier Heart


The message that a healthy lifestyle helps protect your heart isn’t new. If you’d like to do more to take care of your heart, here are 10 ways technology can make that easier.

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