Heart-Healthy Snacks for Kids

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It’s so easy to reach for a bag of chips or a box of cookies instead of something healthy, but if your children are like most, once you offer up a healthy snack your children will grow to love the taste. Here are some snacks that are good for your heart. Heart-Healthy Old Classics Ants … Read more

Good and Bad Fats – What’s Yours? 

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We have all heard the terms good and bad cholesterol and good and bad fats. Good cholesterol (known as HDL) is responsible for protecting against heart attack, heart disease, and the build-up of plaque in the arteries. Bad cholesterol, on the other hand, is responsible for building up too much plaque in the arteries’ walls … Read more

What Makes Diets Easy To Stick To?

What Makes Diets Easy To Stick To

What is it about the word “diet” that scares us so? Maybe it’s better to use another word in that space when we talk about limiting food and increasing exercise. Would that makes diets easy to stick to? If you simply type “diet” into any search engine you won’t be spoiled for choices. They are … Read more

Aerobic Exercise – Are You a ‘Non-Responder’

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Are you a non-responder when it come to aerobic exercise? Face it, we have all come across that one person who eats whatever he or she wants and does not gain an ounce. We all also know how we feel about those individuals – a little resentful and perhaps a lot jealous. Many of us … Read more

Could You Be Deficient In Vitamin D?

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Could you be deficient in vitamin D? It is a question that no one is asking. You feel lethargic and running on empty. Work could be tiring you out but the answer might also be something else. I had know idea that I was deficient in vitamin D until my doctor ran a test for … Read more

Easy and Frugal Healthy Snack Ideas

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We all get cravings for snacks, and most of the time we pop open the fridge or cupboards looking for the easiest food item to grab. The next time you get the munchies, take a few extra minutes to make something healthy, yet tasty. Here are some easy and frugal healthy snack ideas to make … Read more