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Dec 27 2016
Living a healthy life is a great way to lower your cancer risk, but some experts believe that a resolution may not be the best way to that. As the new year approaches, many people make resolutions or pledges to be healthier. And while living a healthy life is a great way to lower your cancer risk, some experts believe that a resolution may not be the best way to do that. “Most New...
Dec 20 2016
By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC The cooking, the shopping, the decorating, the parties and the gift giving can consume, overwhelm and exhaust you this time of year.  So, how do we enjoy rather than stress out during this holiday season? Here are the top 10 ideas for stress free holidays! Give experiences rather than gifts.  Examples include: taking a family vacation, organizing...
Dec 19 2016
  Send the Grinch packing this holiday season! He’s a mean one, alright. If the Grinch has stolen your healthy holiday, check out these tips from Richard Stein, professor of medicine and cardiology at the New York University School of Medicine in New York City and a spokesman for the American Heart Association. Go in with a plan. For example, make a pact with yourself during the...
Dec 19 2016
  The holiday season is about family and food – and all too often, adding a few extra pounds to our waistlines. Try these smart substitutions for your favorite holiday meals. And remember to increase your physical activity during the holiday season by going for a family walk after each meal or gathering. Shooting hoops, jumping rope or playing catch are also good family activities....
Dec 19 2016
  It’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But why not take a healthier approach to what we eat during this holiday season and beyond? According to a recent website survey, about 18 percent of people say it’s hard for them to eat healthy because they don’t want to stop eating...

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