Fall Harvest is Here! See What’s in Season

It is officially fall! And while it seems like pumpkins are the only seasonal veggie in the spotlight, we wanted to share some of the other goods you’ll definitely want to throw in your basket this season along with some delicious recipes to incorporate them in. All of these produce …

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Putting a Stop to Prolonged Sitting

In case you’ve been living (or sitting) under a rock lately, you’ve probably seen the onslaught of articles about how terrible sitting is for our health. Here are the highlights: Sedentary time is associated with an increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality; the strength of the association …

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We’re FED UP.

You may have seen some of the buzz on the web, but in case you haven’t we had to tell you: YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS MOVIE. Fed Up is the latest documentary taking on the food industry and shows us how everything we’ve been told about food and exercise …

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Feeling Baby Fever?

It hits at different times for every woman, but most women can agree that they’ve been plagued with baby fever at one point or another. For some women pregnancy isn’t a huge effort, simply a change in birth control methods and it happens. For many others it takes time and …

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A Picture of Health

What does “healthy” look like to you? There’s a thousand answers to that question depending on who you ask, for example someone who has always battled their weight might picture “healthy” as being thinner. Someone with a health complication might think that “healthy” looks like not having to take any …

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Indoor Gardening for Herbs and Health

We’re getting in to the first feelings of fall, which means that much cooler weather is right around the corner. Part of us is jumping for joy and the other part is cringing. Can’t we just have alternating weeks of not-too-hot, but not-too-cold weather mixed with sunny days and snowy …

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Fostering Relationships the Old-Fashioned Way

It’s funny how we’re in the midst of the most connected society that exists, but it seems like the true fundamentals of connecting human to human have disintegrated before our eyes. Most of this vanishing period has been in part to the constant presence of technology, but it’s also our …

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On the Ballot: Medicinal Marijuana, Yay or Nay?

Boy, there is nothing like an election to fire people up on health issues. Of course there’s always talk on how government plays in to healthcare, however, there’s one health topic this go-around that definitely took center stage for everyone’s opinions and philosophies: the legalization of medical marijuana. Now, before …

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Keeping the Flu Away from You

While it’s not quite the season, with kids headed back to school and fall weather starting to show its face (at least in some parts of the country), cold and flu season is soon to be upon us. Of course each year the flu season varies in length and severity, …

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How to Become a Meal Planner

“Fail to plan, or plan to fail.” Personally, this quote embodies what meal planning is for my lifestyle. Whenever I don’t plan out my meals it’s inevitable that I don’t eat as healthy throughout the week, and like clockwork a pint of Ben and Jerry’s and container of Pringles always …

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