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Strong Muscles Means Better Health

We have long been told that physical fitness is important for our health. Data from the famous Nurses Study long ago found that walking 30 min a day has a significant, positive, impact on our health. It is not hard

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Sitting is Bad for your Brain

There are more nerves sending information to your brain from your body than nerves sending information from your brain to your body. While your brain sends out a lot of signals to make movement happen there is far more input

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Di-Obesity is an Epidemic in America

  There has been a dramatic increase in obesity and diabetes in America over the past 20 years. Enough of an increase to say Di-Obesity is an epidemic in America today. In 1997 19.1% of Americans were obese and 5.1%

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Exercise Can Reverse Damage to the Heart Caused by a Sedentary Lifestyle

A new study has measured and concluded that exercise can reverse damage to the heart caused by a sedentary lifestyle. As we now a sedentary lifestyle has as big of an effect on our health as smoking. Sedentary lifestyle is

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A Healthy Diet is More Important than Genetics in Managing our Weight

The human genome project was started in 1993 and completed in 2003. In the years leading up to and surround the human genome project we were told about all the great things that would come from this investment. Things like

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Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA

  Did you see this Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA which was released in November? I know it sounds like an article from the Onion but world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking really did release a public service announcement on the obesity

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What are you doing to Improve your health?

What are you doing to improve your health? This is a question we all need to be constantly asking and re-evaluating for ourselves. Many of the illness and death we see in the United States are from causes that are modifiable

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Battling the Effects of Arthritis

If you are battling the effects of arthritis as, the majority of the US population is, you are doing it wrong. Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as just arthritis, affects 52 million Americans according to the CDC. OA is also

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Wellness

Healthy New Year

  Did you start the new year with new goals for your health?  If so what are you planning on doing to have a healthy new year in 2014?  If you get our newsletter we had a few suggestions there

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