Healthy Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that can put you at risk for heart disease and stroke. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 3 American adults have elevated blood…
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Smart Snacking

As we leave the lazy days of summer behind, fall often brings more hectic days. Students head back to school, vacations have ended and everyone seems a lot busier.  Oftentimes, we are skipping meals and snacking, often on the go. …
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Good Posture Can Improve Your Day

Body language can shape who you are. It shows the world your mind and body connection. Having good posture helps you look better in clothes, portrays self confidence, and can improve your mood and feeling of self-worth. Having good posture…
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Practice Smarter, Not Harder

People of all ages are heeding the advice to get active for the many benefits that exercise offers. It’s always great to get the heart pumping and the endorphins flowing. Being active and physically fit can seem like the healthiest thing for…
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Stretch It Out

Stretching helps the body when it has been idle for a period of time and stretching can prevent injury before a physical activity like playing sports or taking a cardio class. We stretch instinctively as most people tend to need…
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Superfoods for Super Health

Springtime is the season of new beginnings and superfoods! Budding trees, flowering plants, chirping birds. All of these can lead to feelings of greater well-being. As the famous composer, Gustav Mahler once said, “With the coming of spring, I am…
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Exercises to Increase Flexibility

Flexibility is the ability to extend or stretch without breaking. Medically, the term is used to describe the range of motion in a muscle or joint. Increasing your flexibility is crucial for preventing injury and it can also improve performance.…
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Stand Up For Health

For many students and people in the workplace, our days may require sitting at a desk, often working on a computer for long stretches of time. The negative effects of prolonged sitting have been reported in numerous recent health studies.…
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Have A Physically Active Lifestyle

Most successful people have learned to develop good habits. Sometimes this takes discipline, maybe even courage and work on a daily basis to keep those habits in place.  Dr. Maxwell Maltz’s work on self-image had people believing that 21 days…
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Whole Grain Options

Whole grains are always preferable to processed foods. Yet, not all whole grains are equal. Some have more fiber than others. The fiber in whole grains can help control blood sugar, lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk for colon…
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