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Information and Prevention of Diabetes

In the year 2013 the American Diabetics Association reported that diabetes affects more that 30 million people, nearly one-tenth of the U.S. population. It is a growing epidemic with more than 5,000 new cases per day and an economic cost of $245 billion


Is Exercise Right For People With Epilepsy?

Exercise is good for everyone, but it has special important benefits for people with epilepsy. Research in the US has shown that people with epilepsy exercise less than those without epilepsy. A study in Norway of women with uncontrolled epilepsy,


Don’t Only Strengthen Your Muscles, Strengthen Your Will Power to!

Everyone has something they would like to change, or have tried unsuccessfully. Unfortunately, change is hard and old habits can be hard to break. It seems we fail more often than succeed. “Willpower” is typically at blame for our failures.


5 Tips For Healthier Holiday Parties

Okay, let’s face it, this can be a very difficult time of year to eat healthy and maintain your weight. There are work parties, holiday parties, after work events, and family parties. Everywhere you look there are cookies, pastries, drinks


Wiggle Your Toes to Get Better Balance

National Wiggle Your Toes Day Whoops!! Time flew by and we missed National Wiggle Your Toes Day. Yup, there is actually a National Wiggle Your Toes Day. We bet you are asking yourself, what ties fitness and wiggling your toes


6 Ways to Make Your Life Simpler

Let’s face it, life is hectic. The days, weeks, months and years just seem to roll by faster and faster. There seems to be a constant barrage of responsibilities and tasks to be completed. Less time for yourself to do


Too Much Sitting is Major Health Hazard!!

For years, researchers and exercise professionals have been proclaiming the health benefits of regular cardiovascular exercise. There is strong scientific evidence that moderate-to vigorous-intensity exercise plays a significant role in preventing cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers.


More is not always better!

WOW what a workout!! I had a hard time keeping up. I am out of breath, sweating profusely and wiped out!  This workout really kicked my butt! What a great workout! But, was it really great? All too often many


Yummy, Crunchy and Nutty Peanuts

March is National Peanut month. Those yummy, crunchy and nutty peanuts are one of the most popular oilseeds. They are technically not nuts. They are actually legumes and therefore related to beans, lentils and soy.  Despite being a legume family


March Madness and National Potato Chip Day?

Today is the start of March Madness and National Potato Chip Day. The two are naturally tied together as college basketball enthusiast prepare to bunker down for the next six days. The menu for this six day event will surely