Category Archive: Healthy Living

Dec 31

Weighing Me Down: The Judgement Associated with Obesity

After years of yo-yo dieting, self-judgement and shame, Amanda had enough. She began struggling with her weight in her teen years, and through her 20’s, she tried diet after diet, elite gym memberships and personal trainers. ‘I’ll start on Monday’ became somewhat of a life motto. Amanda felt like she finally caught a break when …

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Dec 31

Work Out To Strengthen Your Immune System

Modern life can get in the way of our fitness goals, but even a little bit of exercise can go a long way in boosting your immune system. Did you know that engaging in just 30 to 60 minutes of moderate exercise daily can actually improve your body’s immune response? An often overlooked but important …

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Dec 30

5 Tips To Get Fit And Stay Fit

(BPT) – To lose weight and/or get in better shape consistently ranks as one of the top New Year’s resolutions. However, many resolutions to reach this goal fall short or last less than a month because a great idea is seldom successful without a plan to make it happen. If you’ve tried and failed to …

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Nov 13

Holiday Dieting – Don’t Stuff Yourself Like A Thanksgiving Turkey

The holidays are coming! It’s a season of goodwill, gift giving, gatherings of family and friends, and gorging ourselves with food to the extent that our scales, if they could talk, would scream, “Get him (or her) off of me!” In 2000, a study of holiday dieting was conducted by the National Institutes of Health. …

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