Holidangers: Avoiding The Common Mistakes That Ravage Your Peace

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Pumpkin, cranberries and other food traditions should grace your table more often Written by Emma Penrod Turkey is a given. Not only is it great for Thanksgiving, but it’s great for your health, and as such it’s fortunate that turkey is part of America’s year-round cuisine. But some of turkey’s fruit and vegetable companions are …

rowing workout

Stuck inside and sick of the treadmill? Try the row machine. Why rows? Excellent for the back, which is often neglected. Low impact cardio, which is great for the middle-aged. Works the whole body, which is always a good thing. For a simple cardio workout, just hop on the row machine for 10-20 minutes. A …

holiday downers

Don’t cross the line between pleasant and painful this holiday season. If you don’t keep your guard up, the holidays will leave you holidazed. Here are some common holidangers and how to safely stay away from them. #1 You Get Too Caught Up On Things and Yourself It’s pretty easy to let the mind get …

Shattering an age old myth about diet and bone health Written by Sydney Cobb Calcium has long been heralded as a champion of healthy bones, especially for the elderly. Recent studies shed some light on the correlations between calcium intake and bone fractures, and the results are unexpected. Surprisingly, calcium does not make as much …

middle age running tips

Negative Nancy to Positive Polly (Mindset) Running long distance is more than just having a physically-able body. In fact, without having a strong, positive mindset during and before the run, it can be the most strenuous, difficult task you ever set out to achieve. Oftentimes, it can be the people who either stop in the …

Back to School Means Back to Good Nutrition Basics Written by Merilee Kern As parents prepare for yet another “back to school” season, they will scurry to malls in search of new clothes for their ever-growing child along with a litany of school  supplies too numerous to name. But, let’s not forget healthy school lunches …

With the kids back in school, now is the perfect time to work on you Written by Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy Magazine You might be overjoyed to have the kids back in school. No more muddy footprints. The TV all to yourself. But you might also feel a bit gloomy. It’s normal. Deanna Pledge, a …

Antibiotics and obesity

Antibiotics and Obesity While antibiotics may play a part in the development of obesity, it probably isn’t a big enough factor to forego the benefits of antibiotics. Written by Caitlin Schille As obesity rates rise, particularly in children, the medical community has become increasingly aware of its negative health effects. Because of obesity’s myriad consequences, …

46 Ways to Get Moving Written by Caitlin Schille If exercise feels like a chore, switch it up! Physical activity is so much more than going to the gym and putting in a half hour on the treadmill. Any movement is good movement! Read through our list of fun and creative ways to bring some …

Turn soft shell tortillas into hard shell tacos by draping them over the lines of an oven rack, spraying with oil and baking for ten minutes at 375.   For toasted sandwiches, try putting two pieces of bread into the same toaster slot. The inside remains soft and the outside gets toasted, just like you …