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Is the Economy Making Sick’

In Boston, hospitals are seeing a rise blood pressure of folks who had it under control just a few months ago they are also seeing the pounds come back on it their obesity clinic patients, many are reporting increases in migraine, tummy troubles, you need .  The stress of the economy takes it toll not only on your wallet, but your health. Face it we're STRESSED OUT, by the fear ...
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Find Something Nice to Say

It's National Compliment Day. Make this a day that you don't beat yourself up. You give yourself a compliment.  Take a look in the mirror and find one thing you can compliment yourself. Come on, you can find something. How about you work today to compliment 5 things about yourself. Now are you ready to take it a step further.  How about you compliment 5 people you meet today ...
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Have Your Pie and Eat It Too

It's National Pie Day and yes you can have your pie and eat it too. Jello Pudding Pie package sugar-free Jello 1/4 cup water 2 (8 oz.) cups fat free yogurt 1 (8 oz.) carton fat free Cool Whip lowfat graham cracker crust Boil the water and dissolve Jello.  Whisk in the yogurt.  Fold in Cool Whip.  Pour into crust and chill at least 3 hours. You can make a ...
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21 days since New Year’s

"Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat." -Jill Johnson So, it's t-minus 21 days since New Year's when said by end of the month you were going to lose 30 pounds, workout everyday, eat nothing but salads, cure cancer and secure a ticket to Obama's inguration. Well how are you doing on your resoultions.  Well this is National Healthy Weigth week. Meaning that ...
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Fad Diets

Today is Rid The World of Fad Diets Day. What is a fad diet' A diet that gets really popular and then falls out of favor. Offers a quick fix Eliminates food groups There have been so many over the years, so I thought I list a few a get your input how many of these have you tried and what were your results' Atkins - For this diet how ...
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What’s your healthy weight’

"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." This week is healthy week, so what does that mean' That means this week we are going to focus on what we can do to reach our healthy weight and maintain it. With January comes everyone thoughts of losing those last 10 pounds, within weeks of January 1st. Stop right their, thoughts like that are self-defeating.  Ideal weight ...
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Making the change!

45% of people make a new year's resolution yet less than 10% keep any of them.  Is it because they pick to many or is it because they aren't ready to change'  Do we set our bars so high that when we don't reach them we get disappointed and give up'  In order to make changes we go though 5 stages of change. Pre-contemplation -- someday you will (insert the ...
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Your Big Ole Butt!

Researchers now say that butt fat, yes you heard correctly, butt fat may now protect  you from getting type 2 diabetes. Interesting.  So, stop wishing your J.Lo away and and embrace it, stick it out and say baby got back! ...
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Magic Pills Aren’t Always The Answer

The FDA has recently issued a diet pill warning for the following. Potentially Dangerous Weight-Loss Products: 2 Day Diet 3x Slimming Power 5x Imelda Perfect Slimming 3 Day Diet Japan Lingzhi 24 Hours Diet 7 Diet Day/Night Formula 7 Day Herbal Slim 8 Factor Diet 999 Fitness Essence Extrim Plus Fatloss Slimming ...
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Setting Goals — What’s Your BHAG’

This afternoon, I am meeting some friends that I made competing.  The friends I have made competing are amazing women, they all set goals and do whatever takes to meet them. We are meeting for lunch today on a snowy Saturday afternoon to talk about our goals for the next year. My big hairy audacious goal (BHAG) next year is to compete in an Women's Tri Fit Competition.  I have ...
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