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Monday Meals: More Like…Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

   Healthy Holiday Eating The holidays should be about fun, family and great food. Not stress, over-eating and weight gain. Luckily I have a few tips about healthy food choices you can make this holiday season! Turkey: a serving provides almost half of the recommended daily allowance of folic acid and is a good source of vitamin B, zinc, and potassium, as...

How to Choose a Great Fitness Class

This is the time of year when we head back to the gym with resolutions still freshly in mind.  More often than not, the first thing we do when we get there is sign up for a fitness class.  While this is a great idea for a number of reasons, you are still faced with the decision of which class is the best for you.  Here are three quick tips for narrowing down your choices...

The Importance of Eating Breakfast

We're often told by nutrition professionals about the importance of eating breakfast every day. Yet, despite this advice, breakfast is still the least commonly eaten meal of the day, which many of us try to justify by saying we either don’t feel hungry first thing in the morning or simply don’t have enough time to eat it. Whatever our excuse, if you desire...

Exercise The Pain Away

Low back pain is very common among adults. Commonly caused by overuse or muscle strain, low back pain is the most recurrent cause of job-related disability. While you may think treating this condition would require rest, relaxation and the occasional heating pad, you'd be surprised to learn that the most effective way to speed recovery from low back pain...

Eat Right… On Schedule

Most of our days are guided by appointments and strict deadlines.  We schedule our hair appointments, doctor visits,  even our workout sessions, but what about our food schedule?  More often than not we find ourselves too busy to even think about what we are going to eat, which usually leaves us either reaching for something convenient and unhealthy or just...