Feed Your Skin


Love the idea of having younger, more vibrant skin? It’s all about your skin care routine-but this one doesn’t require you to buy fancy creams. It’s simple, defy the again process by reducing or eliminating added sugar in your diet. Collagen, an important protein that gives skin its strength and texture, decreases as we age. […]

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CrossFit: Not Your Typical Workout


CrossFit is appropriate for everyone, regardless of your fitness level, because you can always modify the exercise according to your ability. Here are a few things that make CrossFit different from your typical workout. Community vs. Individual Finding a reason to become motivated to go and workout is easy when you know all your friends […]

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Are Dietary Supplements Necessary?


Americans spend billions of dollars on alternative medicine each year and much of this goes toward nutritional supplements. A common question that often arises is, “If I eat a healthy diet, do I REALLY need additional supplements?” The answer to that question is personal and individualized. Of course, dietary supplements should not be counted on […]

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Telomeres- Nature’s Cellular Clock


Despite the many, profound differences we have as human beings, we can all relate to the effects of aging. Perhaps it’s the wrinkles on our face that weren’t there just last year, or the gray streaks in our hair that seem to be multiplying day by day. Or maybe, it’s just a general feeling of […]

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Are You Low in Gear? (For Men)


Many men are confronted with the reality of their bodies changing as they age. These changes might be the result of declining levels of the hormone,testosterone, which can occur as one enters their 30’s. Typically, a man begins to lose testosterone at a rate of 1-2 percent a year. To put this in perspective, most […]

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RECIPE: Jen’s Chili


Ingredients 3 lb (32 oz) ground beef (96% lean) 1 can (1 ½ C) S&W kidney beans (50% less sodium) ½ can (3/4 C) butter beans 2 cans (29 oz) ready-cut tomatoes 6 cans (48 oz) tomato sauce (no salt added) 3 C green bell peppers, chopped 1 ½ large sweet onions, chopped 6 tsp […]

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RECIPE: Grilled Sun-Dried Tomato Turkey


Ingredients: 1 lb (16 oz) ground turkey (7% fat) 1 lb (16 oz) ground turkey (99% fat free) ½ C whole wheat bread crumbs 1 large egg 1 large egg white 1/3 C sun-dried tomatoes (diced) 3 tsp ground pepper 2 tbsp garlic, minced 3 tbsp fresh chives, diced 2 tbsp fresh parsley, diced ½ […]

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