Food is Fuel So Fill Up with the Good Stuff!

December 2010 - Food is Fuel So Fill Up with the Good Stuff!

By Chef Shane Kelly I met with a friend of mine the other day and during that visit she drank a few diet sodas, and I asked her, “What grade of gas do you put in your fine car?”  She said, “supreme gasoline.”  “And, what would you think if I told you to put that diet soda in your tank

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We Have Been Duped! Fat's Not the Enemy

May 2010 - We Have Been Duped! Fat’s Not the Enemy

by Michelle Burton I have been overweight pretty much my whole entire life. I was the biggest kid in school. My mommy had to shop for clothes for me in the husky section at Sears. Yeah, I know there are some of you reading this article who remembers the husky section at Sears. I was told I

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April 2010 - The Power of a Good Laugh

by Alyssa Russo Laughter can reduce stress and pain. If you are dealing with an illness or going through a tough time in your life, laughing can help to boost your mood and improve your immune system. It can also create bonds with people, which is also good for your health. When you are lau

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March 2010 - Getting Positively Proactive about Health

By J. E. Davidson As women, we are usually the caretakers of our families. Husbands, children, elderly parents, and sometimes other family members depend upon us to help them with their daily needs. Employers expect us to fulfill our job requirements. The demands that are made upon us often l

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January 2010 - Healthy Eating on the Run

By Crystal Smith Eating nutritiously while hurrying through our daily schedule can be a challenge. Between being on the road, or being rushed through our lunch hours – it is easy to forsake nutrition. However, there are some simple and helpful guidelines on ways to increase your he

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November 2009 - How I Lost 80 Pounds and Kept It Off

By Wendy Dawn So many weight loss stories have an addendum in the small print that negates just about everything a quick-loss product promises to do. Usually, they say: "Weight lost in conjunction with diet and exercise." I'll bet you're sick of seeing buff models work out on the latest "As Seen

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June 2009 - Our Cover Interview: Dr. Joy Ohayia

by Lisa Thomas After speaking on a panel of incredible women at the Women’s Empowerment Expo 2009, with over 20,000 women in attendance, I stumbled upon another incredible speaker. Standing at 5 foot even was a poised, statuesque woman with a body most would die for. She had on an amazing pink

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June 2009 - In the Blink of an Eye

by GiGi Sampson Humor me . . . blink your eyes! Do you know how fast the blink of an eye really is? Research indicates we blink approximately 12 times per minute and on average a blink takes approximately 300 to 400 MILLISECONDS. That’s pretty darn quick! Consider this - in the blink of a

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