Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness – Fiber
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Health & Fitness – Fiber

By: Janet Hunt Eating healthy may improve your health and lower your need for prescription drugs. Dietary fiber is a...
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What Is Milk? – Health & Fitness
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What Is Milk? – Health & Fitness

By: Janet Hunt Traditional milk producers want us to drink more cow’s milk because sales and consumption are down due...
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Smoking and Your Health
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Smoking and Your Health

By: Janet Hunt I find it hard to believe I have never written about smoking! I was just driving home...
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Heat and Exercise – Health & Fitness
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Heat and Exercise – Health & Fitness

Exercising in hot weather puts extra stress on your body. Both the exercise and the outside temperature increase your core...
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Health & Fitness – Beat The Heat
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Health & Fitness – Beat The Heat

It is hot out! And it is going to stay this way for a few months. Here are some reminders...
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Health & Fitness – Fall Prevention
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Health & Fitness – Fall Prevention

I know that I write about fall prevention a lot, but falling is a serious issue as we age. More...
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Who Wants Goat For Dinner?

In class the other day one of my students asked about eating goat meat. Then, when I got home and...
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Weight Loss Maintenance – Health & Fitness
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Weight Loss Maintenance – Health & Fitness

Maintaining weight loss long-term is difficult. Research shows that most dieters regain their lost weight within five years and up...
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Health & Fitness – Reducing The Risk Of Lower Back Pain
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Health & Fitness – Reducing The Risk Of Lower Back Pain

Low-back pain is the most common chronic or long- lasting pain issue in the U.S. with 60% to 80% of...
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Benefits of Exercise You Cannot See in the Mirror
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Benefits of Exercise You Cannot See in the Mirror

Many people begin an exercise program to get in better physical shape. “I want to look better and feel better”...
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Organic vs Natural – Health & Fitness
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Organic vs Natural – Health & Fitness

What's the difference between organic and natural? Isn't "natural food" just as safe and healthy as organic food? Unfortunately, natural...
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Fermented Food Trend – Health and Fitness
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Fermented Food Trend – Health and Fitness

Fermented foods are foods that have been through a process of lactofermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar...
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Health & Fitness – Balancing Act
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Health & Fitness – Balancing Act

Balance has many components. Muscular endurance, postural control, aerobic capacity, joint flexibility, muscular strength, inner ear health, response time, age,...
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What Is High Blood Pressure?
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What Is High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. High blood pressure (HBP) means the pressure in...
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Health & Fitness – Fiber
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Health & Fitness – Fiber

Eating healthy may improve your health and lower your need for prescription drugs. Dietary fiber is a component in plant...
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Benefits Of Using A Personal Trainer
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Benefits Of Using A Personal Trainer

Do you think personal trainers are just for the rich and famous? Think again. While we don’t come at bargain...
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Health and Fitness – Best Weight Loss Tool Available
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Health and Fitness – Best Weight Loss Tool Available

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Health & Fitness – Sugar Substitutes
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Health & Fitness – Sugar Substitutes

Frequently, students and clients ask my opinion of sugar substitutes. So having recently read an article from ACE (American Council...
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Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes – Health & Fitness
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Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes – Health & Fitness

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are two different diseases. Both are very serious diseases that need to be monitored...
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Childhood Obesity and Exercise
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Childhood Obesity and Exercise

According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and increased fourfold in adolescents in the past...
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