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Written by John A. Anderson – Editor in Chief Ah, the festive weight of the holiday season. Typically, the holidays leave a few lingering reminders. Combine Halloween candy with that Thanksgiving dinner and those Christmas cookies, then wash it all down with festive New Year’s celebrations and you have the recipe for a healthy holiday …

It’s the time of year so many people dread. Just when the last of the Halloween candy is either consumed or discarded; BAM! Thanksgiving. And the sugar binge begins anew. The holiday season is a three-month junk food marathon, but Thanksgiving is the foremost culprit. Why? The entire holiday is based around a meal! Sure, …

By MotivHealth It’s not typical to count calories over the holidays, but why eat sugar-filled Thanksgiving sides when there are healthier alternatives that taste just as great? If you’d rather not stray too far from your diet this Thanksgiving, check out the recipes below. Sweet Potato Casserole (With No Marshmallows) By Olena Osipov Ingredients: 2 …

By MotivHealth Healthy Skin Month November is National Healthy Skin Month. Healthy skin is essential because the skin is your body’s largest organ, and it protects all your internal organs. Skincare has been at the forefront of the beauty industry for several years now, which is a step in the right direction, but also leads …

By MotivHealth The Birth of Health Insurance A little over a century ago, healthcare had practically no regulations at all, and health insurance did not exist. This is because before the 1920s there was very little that physicians could do to treat illnesses, and healthcare treatment almost always took place in the patient’s own home. …

How to get on the offensive when it comes to overeating Written by Michael Richardson Holiday memories are great—except for the ones that remain in your love handles. The holidays are about family, fun and food, and we shun anything that tries to take away from those joys. But we also worry about our weight …

How to Make Halloween Treats a Little Less Spooky Written by Emma Penrod The calorie counts on most popular Halloween candies vary widely — from jelly beans, which have as little as 35 calories per fun-sized serving, to fun-size Butterfingers candy bars, with more than 100 calories in a single serving. But if you’re looking …

By MotivHealth Thank goodness pumpkin season is here! It’s 2021 and pumpkins are expanding their horizons. They’re capable of so much more than just pie and cookies. Try out the healthy recipes below to add a little low-sugar festivity to your family’s meals this Halloween. Paleo Pumpkin Spice Energy Bitesby Bakerita Ingredients: 1 cup raw pecans⅓ cup nut butter …

By MotivHealth Health savings accounts (HSAs) are somewhat new to the healthcare industry, only having made their debut in 2003. However, the concept of HSAs started coming together in the 1980s when Congress began discussing medical savings accounts (MSAs). Medical savings accounts were originally intended to allow healthcare consumers to set aside tax-free money specifically …

by MotivHealth If you type the phrase, “Does fruit…” into your Google search bar, one of Google’s first autocomplete predictions reads, “Does fruit make me fat?” It is a surprisingly common concern. As more and more Americans realize how detrimental excessive sugar is to the body, fruit has managed to gain a bad reputation. However, …