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Why you need to get up and move

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Why you need to get up and move

Sitting. We all do it. Chances are, you’re reading this post while sitting down. Consider how much you sit in a day – when you’re eating breakfast, driving in your car, sitting at your office desk or lounging on the couch after a long day at work. People today are more sedentary than ever before. The environment, and our work conditions, limit our movement and encourage us to sit for extended periods. Don’t feel like running an errand to find a gift for your partner? Just sit at your desk and do some online shopping. The Internet, email, online banking...

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25 HEALTHY AFTER-WORK SNACKS

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25 HEALTHY AFTER-WORK SNACKS

So, a couple weekends ago I started brainstorming healthy snack ideas and took it upon myself to make sure we had lots of them on hand for him to munch on! A few notes about snacks: Don’t go overboard. It’s supposed to be a snack (a mini-meal), not a full-sized meal. Choose real food whenever possible – homemade options are great! Always include protein. Pair a few things from the list below together to make sure you’re always getting a balanced snack! Tuna Quinoa Cakes – You can also make these with salmon, or probably even chicken if you used a...

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3 tips to stay healthy while you travel

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3 tips to stay healthy while you travel

School is out and the weather is warmer. Many of us – whether we are on summer break from college or looking forward to a much-needed vacation from work – are planning on traveling. While visiting a new place is fun and exciting, chances are, you’re probably going to get sick. It isn’t uncommon to catch a cold or bug when you travel. According to a National Travel Survey, up to 63% of people will get sick either on vacation or coming home from vacation. And you would think people wouldn’t travel when they are sick – but many do....

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