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Fall activities that will keep your family active

There is always more than one way to enjoy a season, and with the arrival of autumn there is no shortage of family-friendly activities that will have you enjoying the brisk fall air and reaping the benefits of time well spent with your loved ones. Get started planning your festive READ MORE
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Six seasonal superfoods to keep on your grocery list this fall

At the first sign of a drop in summer temperatures, it might be a natural inclination to want to consume all things Pumpkin Spice, but all that added sugar won’t keep the cold at bay when the fall leaves begin to turn. The autumn harvest that occurs between September and November READ MORE
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Q&A with Dr. Di Thompson: Dealing with stress in our everyday lives

Stress is unavoidably unavoidable. Even the most Zen yogis experience stress in their lives, and for everyday people, stress is something with which we have to learn to live. Just because we can’t always escape stressful situations or stressful times doesn’t mean there isn’t anything we can do to manage READ MORE
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Let them eat cake: Advice on balancing healthy activities with your favorite rewards

Life is a balancing act. Balancing difficult tasks at work. Balancing a busy social schedule. Balancing your financials. Sometimes we’re so busy it’s a wonder we even stay balanced on our own two feet! Perhaps the greatest balancing act for many of us is that between a healthy lifestyle and rewarding yourself READ MORE
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Weight loss strategies tailored to you

Weight loss that lasts a lifetime is built on a foundation of self-knowledge and self-management. That means if your goals are to get to a healthy weight, keep the pounds off and develop a weight-friendly lifestyle, you’re going to be making a lifetime commitment. When you consider the benefits, however, it’s READ MORE
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Forgot to take your meds (again)? 7 ways to remind yourself

Forgetting to take your pills may seem like a pretty small deal, but in fact it can be a very big deal. If your body is relying on a constant level of certain medications to heal itself, stay healthy or even keep major conditions like high blood pressure under control, skipping your meds can have pretty READ MORE
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Say goodbye to smoking with these 6 tips

To stop smoking is no easy task. The urge to smoke and the cravings associated with tobacco can be extremely strong. If you’re trying to cut down or stop smoking completely, here are six tips to help you resist the urge and prepare for what is ahead.   1. Avoid triggers Most smokers have specific triggers throughout the day that remind them of smoking. The desire to smoke is usually the strongest in situations where you smoke most often. Start by identifying your main triggers. Do you get an urge to smoke when drinking coffee, talking on the READ MORE
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Want to feel healthier? Start with better food choices.

Do you think you are a pretty healthy eater? Or are you trying to lose that last five pounds, feel more energetic or develop a more mindful approach to eating? Here are four food-oriented behavior tweaks that can help you make better food choices overall. 1. Portion Control Research shows that when people are given larger portions, they unintentionally consume more. Both at home and at restaurants, it’s common to eat more READ MORE