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How to Stay on Your Diet

by James Maynard July 5th, 2013| Video
Diets are easy to start, but much harder to maintain. There are so many temptations out there – from sweets to starches to alcohol -that it is hard to keep disciplined while you are trying to lose weight. There are several things that you can do to help yourself

Getting Kids to Wash Their Hands

by James Maynard June 28th, 2013| Video
Hand washing is one of the easiest, most effective ways to stay healthy, whether you are a child or an adult. But, anyone who has children knows how dirty they can get. Children are constantly playing in dirt, with strange animals, and more. This gets bacteria and other germs

Pasta for Better Health!

by James Maynard June 21st, 2013| Video
Pastas are a tempting food for many people. Not only are they comfort foods, but they are also delicious and inexpensive. But, not all pastas are created equally. There are some varieties that are better for you than others. Whether you are trying to lose weight, firm your body,

Firming up Arms to Look Great

by James Maynard June 14th, 2013| Video
Toning muscles is one of the most important things we can do during our workout routine to keep looking great. Few things about our bodies can make us look less toned and older than flabby arms. But how do you go about toning your arms, and which exercises are

Better Walking for Better Health

by James Maynard June 7th, 2013| Video
Maximizing your walkout routine can help you lead a healthier, more energetic life while reducing the amount of time spent at the gym. Most of us walk, and many people concerned with their health take hikes through the woods or in urban environments in order to provide exercise. Although

Burn Calories for More Energy

by James Maynard May 31st, 2013| Video
Endurance and energy can fade as we get older, or if we lead a sedentary lifestyle. Without extra get up and go, it is hard to get things done in our ordinary day, much less still have the energy to exercise and take better care of ourselves. Yet, there
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Healthier Ice Cream: Its Own Reward

by James Maynard May 24th, 2013| Video
With warm weather now across most of the nation, people are beginning to think about ice cream once again. Americans eat, on average, 23 pounds of ice cream each. But, this delicious sweet treat is usually a no-no for folks concerned with their health and overall fitness. However, there

Stressed Spelled Backwards is Desserts

by James Maynard May 17th, 2013| Video
Stress is a leading factor in how your body retains fat. In order to give yourself a better chance at achieving and maintaining a healthy body, it is healthy to lower the levels of stress in your life, and deal as effectively as possible with the inevitable factors which

Healthy Chocolate and Wine

by James Maynard May 3rd, 2013| Video
In the 1973 Woody Allen film, Sleep, the lead character, Miles Monroe, is a health food store owner. He is cyrogenically frozen and awakes 200 years later to find quite a change in his livelihood; the foods we once thought were bad for our health have been found to

Quick Exercises for a Hectic Schedule

by James Maynard April 26th, 2013| Video
One of the biggest obstacles to working out, for most people, is trying to fit your workout into a busy day. With demands of work, family, and social life, taking the time to exercise can often be an exercise in futility! Given the enormous health benefits of an active
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Healthy Snacking for Kids

by James Maynard April 19th, 2013| Video
Getting kids to eat nutritiuos snacks can help lead them down the path of a lifetime of healthy eating practices. Children take in about 25% of their calories from snacks, and by starting your children on a pattern of healthy snacking, you can help them integrate eating habits that

Healthy Fats: A Sleeper Issue

by James Maynard April 12th, 2013| Video
Incorporating healthy fats into your diet is an essential part of any beneficial diet. There was a time when people thought that all fats were bad, but some play essential roles in managing our health and weight. The way you incorporate these healthy fats into your diet plans can

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