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Nutrition Labels are Changing

By |2021-05-15T18:49:03-07:00June 16th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and that's why you carefully check food labels to ensure that the foods you eat are nutritious. However, consumers have often expressed confusion and frustration over Nutrition Facts labels, claiming the labels are difficult to read or do not provide necessary information. In response to popular

10 Smart Snacks for a Busy Lifestyle

By |2021-05-15T18:51:02-07:00June 8th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Eating healthy is hard enough for someone who has their days free to plan and prepare fresh meals. It's even harder when you live a busy life, travel often, or juggle dozens of different responsibilities. Luckily, there are some quick and easy foods that can provide essential nutrients when hunger strikes, keeping you away from

5 Ways to Make Exercise a Habit

By |2021-05-15T18:53:05-07:00May 26th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”. Our habits truly do determine every aspect of our lives! Consider the successful businessman who wakes up at 5am every day, ready to conquer the world. That's a habit. Think of that college friend, who studied every

How Sleep Impacts Your Health Goals

By |2021-05-15T18:55:48-07:00May 18th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

  It sounds like common sense to say that getting enough sleep is crucial to your health. But if you're like most people, living a hectic modern lifestyle, it's hard to prioritize sleep. After all, it feels like you're just lying there, doing nothing. Who has time for that, when you have 1,000 goals to

How to Break an Emotional Eating Habit

By |2021-05-15T19:00:42-07:00May 12th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Some people over eat because they are rushing through meals and don't give their stomachs time to send a “full” signal to their brains. Others eat too much because they aren't aware of correct portion sizes.  Some of us, however, know that we're overeating...  yet we find it difficult to stop because we're doing it

4 Reasons Crash Diets Are a Bad Idea

By |2021-05-15T19:32:20-07:00May 5th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Swimsuit season is here, and you want to get your body ready for the beach. Or perhaps that class reunion is rapidly approaching, and you want to be in better shape than your former high school nemesis. Whatever your reasoning, a crash diet can seem appealing when you want to lose weight quickly. But they

The True Link Between Weight and Health

By |2016-04-28T05:27:37-07:00April 28th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

You may have heard that excess weight is linked to many chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. This is true, and it explains why many doctors recommend weight loss to help their patients stay healthy. But does weight really boil down to a number on a scale? Or is it just one measure

Are All Food Additives Bad?

By |2021-05-15T19:35:23-07:00April 21st, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

  Just say the words “food additives” and you will probably hear a lot of sighing, see a lot of eye rolling, and perhaps even receive a long, angry lecture from your more health-conscious friends. The words certainly carry a negative connotation, thanks to widespread (and probably not unfounded) suspicion of ingredients such as dyes,

5 Tips to Prevent Overeating

By |2021-05-15T19:45:53-07:00April 14th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

  When you're trying to pursue a healthier lifestyle, appetite can be one of the most difficult factors to control. It might be easy enough to create a healthy eating plan for the day, or even a week in advance, but then you find yourself surrounded by temptation every time you leave the house. Use

For Long-Term Fitness, Mindset is Everything

By |2021-05-15T19:49:14-07:00April 6th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Do you know of someone who has been practicing yoga for years, seemingly without becoming bored or tired of it? And yet, many of us experience difficulty sticking with our own workout routines for more than a few weeks. What makes yoga so special, and why do so many people tend to stick with it

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