Mindset is Key to a Balanced Diet

We all know that we should be eating a balanced diet in order to maintain healthy nutrition in our lives. Eating a balanced diet is about making sure that you get all the nutrients you need.

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Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Are you suffering from fatigue and low energy? Energy comes in the form of food, and if you consume a poor diet that lacks important vitamins.

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How many Calories Should I Eat?

Calories are storage units used by the body. They are burnt in order to provide the energy that the body requires to carry out its necessary day to day activities.

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Does Running Burn Belly Fat?

Many sources such as the Harvard Medical School and the American Council on Exercise have conducted extensive research on whether running burns belly fat or not and have concluded that yes, indeed it does. Many studies conducted by the two have revealed that running does in fact burn calories. However, what needs to be assessed is how effective running really is when it comes to burning belly fat!

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Journal your Eating and Exercise Patterns to Achieve Success!

Logging your daily food intake and calorie-burn may prove to be an eye-opener and help you maintain a successful fitness plan!

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Boost Your Fitness and Your Immunity

While everybody know the obvious benefits of exercise – better fitness, weight loss and improved mood – it turns out that getting active also helps boost your body’s immune system. Our feature article explains how regular exercise can help you avoid sick days, reduce your chances of infection and keep you going while others succumb to seasonal illnesses. Now that you know all the benefits of exercise, the key is deciding which activity is right for you. Check out our featured fitness video for a fun way to boost your immune system, get active and get on the path to improved fitness and health.

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Physical Activity for the Whole Family

Childhood obesity is an obvious concern for all parents, but there are a number of simple ways to help the whole family get active. Our feature article is full of great suggestions to help both you and your children enjoy the benefits of physical activity and also spend more quality time together. Kids are mirrors by nature, so always try to set a good example and your children will be likely to follow.

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Is Chocolate Good for You or Bad?

People tend to be confused as to whether chocolate is beneficial to health or damaging. The truth is, in order to understand the effect chocolate has on health, we must learn what chocolate is, itself.  Not many people are aware that chocolate is made from plants, thus, it has all the health benefits of dark green vegetables (of which there are many).

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Fitness Tips for the Older Adult

It’s fairly common knowledge that the older you get, the more important regular physical activity is. Exercise can help in the prevention of a myriad of conditions such as osteoporosis, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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Kids and physical activity: Train to lessen the strain

In today’s technology and junk food-filled world, many parents worry that their kids will develop unhealthy lifestyle patterns. The mass availability of TV, video games, computers and junk food all help to facilitate an environment where far too many children live a primarily sedentary life.

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How many Calories Should I Eat?

Calories are storage units used by the body. They are burnt in order to provide the energy that the body requires to carry out its necessary day to day activities.

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Burning Calories Was Never This Easy

Didn’t your gym do you good in 2013? Have you given up on those detox diet plans? Why not try something easier and funnier this year to burn those excess calories. From rolling out of your bed to getting into the house hold chores, you’ll always find yourself in some sort of physical activity that will somehow help you torch some calories.

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Exercise and Physical Activity - Your Everyday Guide

If age is the only thing stopping you from kick-starting your active lifestyle, then you have absolutely nothing to worry about. According to the National Institute of Aging, exercise is the one thing that will keep you healthy, happy, youthful, energetic and independent!

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Obesity Linked to Higher Risk of Hearing Loss in Women

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States and it is estimated that one out of three individuals aged between 65-75 years old experiences some level of hearing loss.

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