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Running With a Dog

Studies have shown that working out with a partner increases motivation and the likelihood of sticking to a training routine. Dogs make great running companions since they are always up for it and have endless supplies of energy to keep up. However, you can’t expect that everything goes smoothly the first time, and without some …

helping kids eat veggies

Po-tay-to, Po-tah-to Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH We all know that it’s important to eat our vegetables. Kids are growing and developing, so their bodies need good nutrition– the problem is, it’s really hard to get kids to eat their veggies. So hard, in fact, that results from a recent survey show that on any …

Food advertising

Written by Sophie Ringer It’s no secret – we all know that marketing can be very persuasive. They draw you in with sneaky tactics and savvy advertising strategies until, before you can stop yourself, your wallet becomes a little (or a lot) lighter. But just how do they do this? You may think you have …

Unless money is no object, eating smarter often requires shopping smarter Written by Caitlin Schille Ask people what “eating healthy” means, and you’ll probably get varying answers. Some think a healthy diet involves lots of fancy, organic health food from expensive boutique grocery stores. However, it is very possible to eat a healthy diet on …

Grabbing something quick at the nearest place may be tasty, and may even seem healthy, but here are some wrong choices and their better alternative. Jamba Juice  Peanut Butter Moo’d (Large) Calories: 980 Total Fat: 29 grams Health Swap: Orange Carrot Karma Smoothie
(Large) Calories: 310 Total Fat: 1 gram Vitamin A (daily value): 720% Vitamin C (daily value): 170% Starbucks …

Body language moves that will make a daily difference in your life The Triple Nod Great communicators help people know they are heard, and that their ideas are respected. Nodding three times as a person speaks to you will help them speak longer, and increase the level of trust between you. Open Your Closed Body …

photo phone tips

Written by Angela Silva For the average person, photos serve a specific purpose: to capture memories. To help us remember how we looked, how we felt, how we lived, and we interacted with the world around us. Stop and think about the things you want to remember about your life right now, the things you …

spring clean dusting citrus DIY

DIY Spring Cleaning: Homemade Cleaner, Better Tactics, and Dust Ci-trusty DIY Spring Cleaner 1. Fill a glass, air-tight container with orange peels, and sprinkle some salt on top. 2. Fill the container with white vinegar. 3. Seal the container, and let it sit for 2-3 weeks in a cool, dark location. 4. Strain out the …

Factoids NOV/DEC 2016 Pepto-Bismol For Travel Bugs Traveler’s diarrhea (TD) is a common issue, and one that can easily show up during holiday trips. It is caused by ingesting contaminated water or food, but it can also come about as a result of anxiety, allergies, fatigue, and dietary changes. There has been some documented success …