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Getting the Most out of Your Smoothie

by Bea September 21st, 2017
Smoothies are a lot of fun to drink, and they are healthy, right? Well, it depends on how you drink your smoothies. A lot of people do not realize that they need to drink their smoothie as if they were eating a meal. Okay, that
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Tips for Fall Fitness

by Louise September 14th, 2017
It's about that time again. Here in New England, there are already a few trees with their leaves turning shades of yellow and orange. Luckily, fall is one of the best seasons for exercise: the temperature drops a bit, but there's still enough daylight to catch a bit of sun before or after work. As the summer comes to an end, it's the perfect time for a lifestyle assessment. Did you exercise as much as
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Why Women Should be Doing Weight Bearing Exercise

by Kimberly Hays September 7th, 2017
Weight training consists of simple exercises that strengthen bones and muscles by placing heaviness on the bones, which in turn strengthens them. Lifting things will place pressure on the bones, like resistance bands, dumbbell lifts, or even picking up grocery bags. You also strengthen the bones anytime you use your body weight, like push ups and lunges. Weight bearing exercise is important for everyone, but women are more prone to bone loss, especially those who are post-menopausal, and anyone
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  • College and the Long Distance Relationship

    by Mackenzie M. August 31st, 2017
    The mental health of college students is often sorrowfully neglected. It is time to address one issue concerning a student’s mental health that can distract from homework, friends, family, and life goals in general: the long distance relationship. I have seen the mental health of my peers deteriorate in a matter of days, due to the stress and struggle that long distance relationships can put on them.

    Let me explain
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  • Food Does Not Equal Love

    by Lori Sciame August 24th, 2017
    Moms and dads, please take this advice to heart: food does not equal love.  A candy bar given to a young child after a fall, or a banana split each day after school to celebrate another day of learning may seem harmless enough, but when food becomes a symbol of comfort and/or love to a child, then serious problems may occur.

    Do you remember the stereotypical Italian mom who constantly
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  • Foods to Help Arthritis

    by Kimberly Hays August 17th, 2017
    As many as 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis. Arthritis literally means “joint inflammation,” and it is caused by several factors including genetics, environment, age, obesity, and age. Treatment for arthritis includes weight loss, physical therapy, assistive aids, physical activity, and medication to relieve the pain. A person with arthritis needs to learn self-management skills to help in their treatment, and besides regular exercise, a healthy diet is essential.
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