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October 30, 2014
Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Autumn holidays like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children of all ages, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, enjoy fall fruits and vegetables, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus […]


October 29, 2014
Halloween safety: Tips for trick-or-treaters

Source: Mayo Clinic It’s the time of year for costumes, sweets, and tricks and treats. Put Halloween safety first with these common-sense tips. Carve safely…Get clever with costumes…Trick or treat with care…Stay safe and sweet on the home front… View Full Article  


October 28, 2014
Top Halloween Tricks to Have a Healthier Holiday

Source: Cleveland Clinic Whether you’re trick-or-treating or dressing up as your favorite celebrity, add these healthy tricks to celebrate this frightening, fun holiday. (Click each graphic to get the title and information.) View Full Article  


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 […]


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Did you know

Did you know...

that walking is one of the LEAST EXPENSIVE and EASIEST ways to get fit and reduce your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke? You DO NOT Need an expensive gym membership or overpriced supplements.

 

 

 

All it takes

All it takes...

is a decent pair of walking shoes and 150 minutes of your time every week for 8 weeks. If you walk or exercise for 30 minutes a day, 5 times a week, for 8 weeks, you'll feel better, lower your stress level and enjoy all of the amazing health benefits of regular physical activity.

 

 

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