March 6, 2014
10 Tips for Grocery Shopping in Lean Times
Source: Cleveland ClinicThe economy may not be as healthy as we’d like. But we don’t have to sacrifice balanced, nourishing meals to stay within our budgets. All it takes is advanced planning and creativity. Here are 10 tips for smart shopping from Cleveland Clinic…View Full Article
March 4, 2014
Better Walking Workouts
Source: University of California, BerkeleyOf all the ways to get and stay fit, walking is the easiest, safest and cheapest. It can also be a lot of fun, with attainable goals. Here are some suggestions to help you get the most out of your walking workouts. View Full Article
February 27, 2014
Weight Loss: Best Time to Eat?
Source: University of California, BerkeleyDoes it matter what time you eat when it comes to weight control? We used to think it didn’t matter, as long as you don’t consume more calories than you burn. That is, a calorie is a calorie, whatever time of day it is. But a recent study in the International […]
February 20, 2014
Want to live longer and better? Strength train
Source: Harvard UniversityRegular physical activity promotes general good health, reduces the risk of developing many diseases, and helps you live a longer and healthier life. For many of us, “exercise” means walking, jogging, treadmill work, or other activities that get the heart pumping.But often overlooked is the value of strength-building exercises…View Full Article
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