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What to Digest When You are Expecting

by James Maynard October 4th, 2013| Video
When you are pregnant, you are eating for two. But, that idea does not apply to just the amount of food that you can eat at a sitting. You also need to be even more aware than normal that the food you eat will become

Trim Down Fast with Pilates

by James Maynard September 20th, 2013| Exercises, Video
Pilates are a great way to flatten and tone abdominal muscles. This is an area of the body with which many of us are not happy. But Pilates offer a simple, easy workout routine designed to make us look better around the middle. In this
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Don’t Weight to Diet!

by James Maynard September 13th, 2013| Video
As we work to maintain a healthy body weight, it is important to keep track of our progress. It is an outdated idea that we should judge ourselves solely by our body weight. Nowadays, most fitness experts believe that body composition is more important than

Feeling Burned by the Sun?

by James Maynard September 6th, 2013| Video
Exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone. Getting outside is also great for kids of all ages. If we spend too much time outside, however, we can suffer from sunburn. Not only is sunburn uncomfortable, but can also lead to dangerous skin conditions, including cancer.

Itching for a Poison Ivy Cure

by James Maynard August 30th, 2013| Video
With summer activities and being outdoors often comes the uncomfortable reality of poison ivy. Although not everyone is allergic to the oils which cause the uncomfortable reaction, many people can suffer for days from a single exposure. Children and animals (especially dogs) often become exposed to the reactive oils.

Yoga: More than Exercise

by James Maynard August 23rd, 2013| Video
Yoga is a fantastic way to stay in shape and keep one's body healthy, but it is also more than that. The practice of yoga is also a way of calming one's mind, relieving stress, and creating a harmony within one's entire body system. This can not only make

Avoiding Sports Injuries

by James Maynard August 16th, 2013| Video
Sports are a fantastic way to stay healthy for people of any age. For children, they can help to instill a sense of teamwork and fair play; however, sports injuries are a real concern, and they can often keep you or your child from participating in sports for a

Me? Running? That’s a Stretch!

by James Maynard August 8th, 2013| Video
Stretching before running is important to keep you safe from injury, make your workout easier, and help you experience fewer strains and sore muscles. If you try to run without stretching out your muscles first, you will not get the best results from your workout. But, like everything else,
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Lose Weight Without Dieting

by James Maynard August 2nd, 2013| Video
Healthy eating is not a chore as some people believe. In fact, it is a joy to eat well, and it can taste much better than less healthy diets. Yet, many people still find that they cannot lose weight, even on a diet. While many people take one common

Drink to Your Diet!

by James Maynard July 26th, 2013| Video
Drinking alcohol while on a diet can be challenging. Alcoholic drinks contain sugars and other carbohydrates that can quickly add pounds back on that you have worked hard to shed. However, small amounts of alcohol, especially red wine, have been shown to have some health benefits, and a drink

Superfoods for a Super You!

by James Maynard July 19th, 2013| Video
Superfoods – you may have heard the term and wondered what it meant. The word sounds like something that would be good for your family – and they certainly are – but what are they? A good, healthy diet is one of the most important things you can do

Reading cartons for Eggs-tra Credit

by James Maynard July 12th, 2013| Video
Eggs can be wonderful source of protein, especially for people who eat little to no meat for one reason or another. They can also be a good source of omega-3's for people who eat little fish. But egg cartons have their own terminology which may seem confusing.

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