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    When Your Body Is Trying To Tell You What’s Wrong With Your Diet?
    This is the truth we face every day: we are slaves to habits and context.Let’s take food, for instance. How we eat depends on the contexti. We consume more food when plates are bigger, when food is free, tasty or because it’s in...
  • 10 things you should expect from your group fitness instructor
    10 things you should expect from your group fitness instructor
    You have joined a gym and decided that you would like to try group fitness classes, but you have no idea what to expect. Having looked at the group fitness schedule, you've chosen a class that seems right for you. You show up, and you see a...
  • Eating turkey has many health benefits.
    The health benefits of turkey
    Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Come November 27th, Americans will be ready to devour their 2014 meals. Thanksgiving dinners are all about corn, potatoes, gravy, stuffing, pie, bread rolls and—of course—turkey. Although turkey is...
  • Manteo Mitchell
    Olympian Manteo Mitchell is a fit dad who encourages children and their parents
    Manteo Mitchell may trainall year fora race that lastsa mere forty-four seconds, but he'salso working to extend his life expectancy while bettering his mentaland physical health. Mitchell spoke with Examiner on Thursday night, November 22,...
  • What states have the highest and lowest childhood vaccinations?
    What states have the highest and lowest rates of childhood vaccination refusals?
    Do you know where your state stacks up in terms of childhood vaccinations?The states with the highest rates of refusing vaccinations are:Oregon 6.4%Vermont 5.7%Idaho 5.5%Michigan 5.3%Illinois 4.8%Alaska 4.0%Colorado 4.0%Wisconsin 4.0%Arizona 3.9...
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    Flu vaccines no compensation in Canada
    Once again we enter the flu season, which with all the hysteria and marketing should probably be known as the vaccine season. There is less and less discussion about flu prevention and even the flu itself as the emphasis has turned to getting your...
  • Thanksgiving Day reflection
    Thanksgiving Day reflection
    There is something holy, divine and inherently spiritual about your being. It’s one of the many things for which to offer thanks on Thursday.Earlier this month, I gave a workshop on integrating spiritual care with mind and body health. One...
  • Marilu Henner
    Marilu Henner discusses fitness and menopause
    Marilu Henner is a well-known actress and the New York Times’ best-selling author ofMarilu Henner’s Total Health MakeoverandThe 30-Day Total Health Makeover,I Refuse to Raise a Brat,Healthy Life Kitchen,Healthy Kids,Healthy Holidays...
  • Obesity costs $2 trillion globally, half the population will be obese by 2030
    Obesity costs $2 trillion globally, half the population will be obese by 2030
    A report from the McKinsey Global Institute on Thursday asserts that the global cost of obesity is now at $2 trillion. This makes obesity almost as expensive as smoking, and the combined cost of war, terrorism and armed violence, which both sit at...
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    Concerns about the rate of diabetes
    One of the biggest health concerns in the U.S. is the high rate of obesity. Obesity is a contributing factor in many medical conditions including arthritis, cancer, heart disease and diabetes. There are many causes of this problem, from cultural,...
  • Thumbs up for winter activity
    Keep moving this winter
    Summer is over, cold weather is setting in and it’s getting dark earlier here in the Northeast. Football fans flock to the tube to see the game action, some brave enough to attend a live game and sit in the cold. Fleece wear starts sounding...
  • Shoveling for Heart Healthy Exercise
    Snow, snow, and more snow for winter exercise
    The snow has made a bee-line for Minnesota and people are struggling to dig themselves out so they can go on with their normal daily routine. How do Minnesotans get their exercise in the winter? Normally we sit in front of the television with a...
  • Snowy Fun
    Get your cold weather exercise on
    As Minnesota becomes more engrossed in the winter spirit, AKA the cold and snow decides to stay, people tend to become more hesitant about going outside and baring the seasonal weather. In a previous article, shoveling was the topic for an...
  • Sprout Nourishment
    Top 5 things to know about Sprout Nourishment
    Sprout Nourishment is a small business started up founded by a local couple. They are certified and work with individuals, groups, and companies in the areas of nutrition, exercise, and whole body wellness. It is a home grown company and not...
  • Barack Obama's lies catching up with him
    Jonathan Gruber perhaps more honest than Barack Obama
    The Obama administration is once again attempting to downplay another scandal concerning what many are calling the "Unaffordable Healthcare Act." Barack Obama has essentially called the architect of the law, Jonathan Gruber, a liar. In a...