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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 6 – Understanding Food and Nutrition Labels

December 15, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 6 – Understanding Food and Nutrition Labels

(This is part 6 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) About half of shoppers report reading nutrition labels “most of the time” or “always”. However, reading labels and understanding them are two different things. Even professional such as myself with extensive knowledge […]

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What You Thought You Knew About Fitness is Wrong

May 10, 2016 3 Comments
What You Thought You Knew About Fitness is Wrong

In today’s day and age of social media, it seems everyone becomes an expert: political, financial, spiritual, technical, nutritional, and of course, physical. Behind the shroud of computers, tablets, and smart phones, the “experts” offer and voice their views and opinions on everything and anything and sadly have many believing in what they’re saying (selling) […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day 1 – Weight Loss Myths That Kill Your Progress

December 10, 2014 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day  1 –  Weight Loss Myths That Kill Your Progress

(This is Part 1 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Losing weight is no easy task. Let’s face it, if it were easy everyone would have success that put forth the effort.  Add to it the constant bombardment of conflicting advice, and […]

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Nutritional Common Sense

July 1, 2014 1 Comment
Nutritional Common Sense

Philosopher Voltaire said, “Common sense is not so common.” While that could be true in most aspects of life, it is certainly accurate when it comes to healthy nutrition. Eat right and exercise is the common sense response you will get asking a neighbor or from listening to the morning talk shows to the million […]

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Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer 2013 – 12 Days of Fitness: Day 5

December 12, 2013 1 Comment
Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer 2013 – 12 Days of Fitness: Day 5

(This is Part 5 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Think for a moment about the pipes in your home right now. If you have running water, there is a pressure that keeps water moving through the pipes. Same thing if your […]

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The Caloric Price Tag of The Thanksgiving Meal

November 24, 2013 0 Comments
The Caloric Price Tag of The Thanksgiving Meal

Today’s post is not meant to dampen your holiday spirits. I enjoy Thanksgiving as much as anyone (as an adult it has become more my favorite holiday) and I do not intend to allow one day of enjoyable, perhaps gluttoness eating ruin my holiday spirit or waistline. It’s more to just shed some light and […]

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The Fructose Frenzy

October 20, 2013 0 Comments
The Fructose Frenzy

With Halloween just a week or so away, it’s not uncommon to see an overabundance of sweets this time of year, particularly candy. (Although the stores had all their stuff out as early as August but that’s another story.) But whether it’s Halloween or Easter, of all the “bad” foods to eat, sugar is certainly the […]

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Why Have Your Weight Loss Efforts Backfired?

August 12, 2013 0 Comments
Why Have Your Weight Loss Efforts Backfired?

Seems like an easy question with an even easier answer. Confessions such as “I eat too many things I’m not supposed to”, and “I don’t exercise enough” are usually the excuses (ahem, answers) to that question. But what about the chronic dieter or the individual who really does pay attention to what they eat and […]

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What You Don’t Know About Your Nutrition Can (Will) Kill You!

July 11, 2013 3 Comments
What You Don’t Know About Your Nutrition Can (Will) Kill You!

We have become more naïve. Not in the general sense (I am not qualified to make that assessment) but in terms of our health. More specifically, as it pertains to our nutrition. Some of us think we eat healthy, others think we need to do a better job, and of course there are those who […]

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5 Health Myths and Their Close Examination – Part 1

September 20, 2012 0 Comments
5 Health Myths and Their Close Examination – Part 1

The amazing thing about science is that we are always learning.  Like a reset button for our way of thinking, ideas or theories that were once accepted as true are amended or sometimes even completely thrown out as our knowledge gets better.  With exercise and nutrition, that phenomenon occurs all the time which is one […]

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