October 23, 2014
Sweet Stuff: How Sugars and Sweeteners Affect Your Health
Source: National Institutes of Health Most of us love sweet foods and drinks. But after that short burst of sweetness, you may worry about how sweets affect your waistline and your overall health. Is sugar really bad for us? How about artificial or low-calorie sweeteners? What have scientists learned about the sweet things that most […]
Source: Cleveland Clinic Sweet potatoes are a versatile starchy side dish, but if you have found yourself in a sweet potato rut-tired of baked, roasted, mashed, or fried versions, try a sweet potato pancake! This spin on sweet potatoes offers a crunchy texture and enhanced flavor from the ginger. Ginger is an herb that has […]
October 16, 2014
How to Select the Right Athletic Shoes
Source: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Proper-fitting sports shoes can enhance performance and prevent injuries. Follow these fitting facts when purchasing a new pair of athletic shoes. -If possible, purchase atheltic shoes from a specialty store. The staff will provide valuable input on the type of shoe needed for your sport as well as […]
October 15, 2014
How to Lace Shoes for Proper Fit
Source: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Lacing Techniques for Proper Shoe Fit Certain lacing techniques for shoes can prevent injuries, alleviate pain and relieve foot problems. If you have specific foot problems, follow these lacing techniques to get a good fit with your shoe… View Full Article
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