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    Published at November 13th, 2017

    10 Tips to Hold Your Weight for the Holidays

    The holidays are almost here and so is the challenge of not packing on holiday pounds. With the parties, traveling, and all of that yummy temptation, how does anyone not put on at least a few pounds? New data from the CDC states that 37% of Americans are obese. Ouch! I have learned some strategies over the years to help me maintain the weight/body composition through the holidays. So join me in holding your weight this holiday season. For most, we know our holiday party schedule in advance. This includes […]

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    Published at November 3rd, 2017

    10 Tips to torch body fat

    Winter is just around the corner and many people are concerned about adding a few “extra layers” around the holidays. Now is a great time to start some healthy habits. Here are 10 ways to jumps-tart your metabolism and get your body into the fat burning mode. Drink more water: I have talked about this in other articles, but it cannot be said enough. Drink a gallon a day or half of your body weight in ounces. Water boosts your metabolism and makes you feel full. If you are hungry or tired, […]

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    Published at October 26th, 2017

    Strategies to succeed in fighting chronic disease

    We are becoming a sicker and fatter society. With all the knowledge and information that we have access to, why don’t we make the choices to be fit and healthy? Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability. Here are some scary statistics as of 2012, and the numbers are even higher today. About half of all adults, about 117 million people, have one or more chronic health conditions. One of four adults have two or more chronic health conditions. Obesity is a serious health concern: During 2009 […]

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    Published at October 30th, 2016

    6 Steps For Fall Fitness: How to Keep off that Winter Weight

    As the nights grow colder, and the days grow shorter, our brain signals our body to put on some winter fat. It is part of our animalistic nature. Have you ever watched the animals get ready for winter? We are no different. How do we combat the winter fat so it does not get the better of us? An exercise of course. Exercise not only controls fat deposition, but has the added benefit of making you healthier as well. Fall is a perfect time to revamp your fitness regime. Whether […]

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    Published at October 24th, 2016

    Back to School Basics: 10 Tips to Keeping Your Kids Healthy This School Year

    All summer long we enjoy the warmth, fresh air, and sunshine along with an increase in physical activities. Our schedules are less hectic which gives us more opportunity to relax. Fresh fruits and vegetables are in abundance, and we tend to eat lighter, more nutritious foods which give us lots of energy and boost our immune system. Back to school means back to busy schedules. Time constraints and convenience have many children eating the not-so-nutritious school lunches and resorting to vending machines for quick snacks. School activities and community meetings […]

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  • To Play or Not To Play: Sports Injuries in Children

    Movement is essential for the human body and the brain. Regular physical activity benefits health in many ways, including helping build and maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints. It also helps control weight and reduces fat. Exercise is one of the least expensive ways for children, and adults, to stay healthy. Organized sports is a great way for kids to be active on a regular basis, but unfortunately, injuries do occur. This article discusses the benefits of kids being in sports, but also the main injuries that can occur. Participation […]

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    Published at July 25th, 2016

    Exercise & Healthy Eating: Staying on Track

    I made a commitment to lose those extra pounds and I know I should eat healthily and exercise regularly. Why don’t I stick with it? Most people know that healthy eating and exercise will help them lose and maintain a healthy weight, and be healthier. So why are we getting sicker and fatter as a society? Two-thirds of the U.S. adult population is overweight and one third is obese. Childhood obesity is at an all-time high. Twenty-six percent of U.S. adults over 20 years of age and 36% of adults […]

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    Published at June 4th, 2016

    This is the Season for Allergies

    given the billions of applications of the repellent. Case reports of toxicity from DEET exposure have been documented in the medical literature, and range in severity from mild skin irritation to death

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    Published at June 4th, 2016

    Functional Medicine – Food is Good Medicine

    Your body is a self-healing and self-regulating organism. We are our own ecosystem. When an ecosystem is “sick”, we try to determine what is creating the toxicity or “sickness” and remove it so the ecosystem becomes healthy again. The same is true of the human body. Unfortunately, we often don’t treat our body like an ecosystem. Often we mask the symptoms instead of looking to find the cause of our sickness. In this article, I will explore the idea of food as good medicine. Food as a means to heal our body, our ecosystem.

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    Published at June 4th, 2016

    Should I See a Chiropractor?

    For a lot of us, no one is checking our spinal health. So are you just basing it off of how you feel? This is never a good idea. Most of us know someone who felt fine one day and something awful happened next, like a heart attack or a stroke. Health is much more than how you feel; It’s also how you function. Now the tricky thing with function is it that it doesn’t “yell” as loud as pain does, and it can also send confusing messages. So oftentimes, it can be overlooked.

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