Entries Tagged as 'Diet'


October 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Your question is a common one…ever heard of the Freshman 15? No matter what year you’re in, eating right while in college can be tough if you’re not properly armed. Here’s a quick list of on the go foods to keep at home(some you can eat right out of the package, some you just need [...]

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Infant Formula Supplementation Questioned

February 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Parents of infants are intensely concerned about feeding their babies the most appropriate and healthful foods. While breast-feeding is widely acknowledged as the “gold standard” for infant feeding, many women are unable or choose not to breast-feed their babies.

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Fostering Independence While Encouraging Family Support

November 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

This article is the second in a two-part series on adolescent weight management. The focus is on providing specific, practical strategies for weight management that are supported in the research literature.

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Learn How To Read A Food Label for a Balanced Diet

November 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

Making healthy food choices at the grocery store is easier than ever before. Since the 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act was passed, manufacturers must identify the nutrient contents of their products. What’s more, you can buy with confidence, knowing that claims like “fat free” and “light” can only be used if a food meets [...]

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Fitness for the Motivationally Challenged Post 2

August 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

Reward Yourself This is a method where you add something pleasant to your workout to reinforce or strengthen your behavior. For example, after every workout you treat yourself to a relaxing massage or a soak in the hot tub. It doesn’t really matter what the reinforcement is as long as it helps you strengthen your [...]

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Fitness for the Motivationally Challenged Post 1

August 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

There are basically three kinds of people when it comes to instituting and maintaining a fitness program: those who always adhere to their program, those who occasionally stick with a program, and those who haven’t worked out since their last high school gym class!

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