Health Benefits of Running: Stay Ahead of the Game

This is me on a run around the neighborhood. A little motivation goes a long way. I started running last year and it is definitely one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself. I was 39 years before I became a regular runner. Like most people I thought it was too hard, it […]

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Trick or Treat: Nutritional Data for Popular Halloween Candy

Millions of children along with adults will be out this Halloween dressed up in who-knows-what gathering up all the candy they can carry.  At the end of the night there won’t be too many ‘healthy’ items in that goodie bag or leftover candy that you bought to give out visit this site.  Either if it is you […]

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5 Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

Even in the comfort of our own homes, staying healthy is an eternal challenge but traveling to a foreign city makes it especially difficult. Here are some tips for staying healthy while on the go. 1. Check out local grocery stores. Stocking up in local supermarkets is not only a great way to save money […]

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Stephen King Offers Funny, Not Scary Tips on Healthy Snacking

In the Oct. 30, 2009 issue of Entertainment Weekly horror writer Stephen King took a break from scaring people and instead wrote an article on a humorous look into snacking while watching TV and movies.  This is soon after writing an article on a gastronomical tour of the movie-theater concession stand.  He is obviously no […]

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The Nutrition of Dark Chocolate

Besides the fact that dark chocolate is absolutely delicious, consuming dark chocolate also has many health benefits as well. Cocoa beans (it’s main ingredient) are high in flavanols and antioxidants, which help to fight against many diseases and help prevent them in the first place. Another primary reason why dark chocolate is so nutritious is […]

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6 Junk Foods That Are Not As Bad As You Think

Men’s Health Magazine had an article about food we consider junk food which actually may be better for you than you would think.  I wanted to share these 6 foods and add my comments to each one.  There are many snacks out there that is considered ‘junk food’. They have a lot of calories and saturated fat.  As […]

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