Category: Health

What Makes You Move?

workout playlist

Give me some good music and I can get almost anything done better, faster, and have way more fun. I can be dragging on the treadmill watching an episode of Law and Order, then I switch to my iPod and I am instantly recharged. I admit that I have caught myself shaking my booty to …

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Breaking New Year’s Resolutions

For someone who doesn’t love steadfast rules, I do like the idea behind New Year’s resolutions. Coming off the crazy busyness of the end of the year, I see January as my month of “rest”. It presents a lull where I have time to reevaluate what is going on in my life and what I …

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Friday is National Wear Red Day

National Wear Red Day

Heart health is very near and dear to my, well, heart. I come from a long line of high blood pressure and high cholesterol and I have family members who have suffered from strokes and heart attacks. Whether it’s lifestyle choices or bad genes, it’s a scary legacy to be left with. Despite warning signs, …

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The Musical Fruit

Cooking dried beans

Beans are a powerhouse food- high in protein, loaded with fiber, and are high in zinc, iron, potassium, and other antioxidants. Did you know they are both a vegetable and a protein? Beans are just about a perfect food and we eat a lot of them in my house. Cooking beans at home takes some …

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30 Minutes a Day

exercise, 30 minutes a day

  Health experts agree that 30 minutes of exercise each day is good for the heart, improves moods, and promotes overall good health. Everyone else says, yeah, when do I fit that into my day!? Nutrition and fitness are a big part of my life, but even so, it’s easier said than done. Between work, …

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