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Is our Gluttony for Gluten Compromising our Health?

Is our Gluttony for Gluten Compromising our Health?

The gluten-free diet seems to be all the rage these days; gluten-free foods increasingly line the shelves in all types of food stores and are featured on menus in more and more restaurants. This article will touch on the definitions and risks of gluten consumption, but really, it is the…

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Wellness Wednesday: Improve Your Posture

Wellness Wednesday: Improve Your Posture

Teaching yoga and being pregnant, I have become more aware of my posture… And others’ as well. It’s something so simple, who thinks about it? I mean, you’ve learned to stand and walk since you were a baby. But even after all these years, it’s possible to learn new techniques…

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Wellness Wednesday: We Are All One

Wellness Wednesday: We Are All One

We are all one. As I sit here in 2014 (pronounced “twenty-fourteen:, it sounds more futuristic), I contemplate the next decade, as well as the future beyond. Will we (the human race) advance as a species and survive on this planet…or will we become extinct like the many animals and…

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The Art of Layering for Outdoor Workouts

The Art of Layering for Outdoor Workouts

With the icy weather we’ve been having, this morning felt like spring! For indecisive weather, the best approach to outdoor workout gear is layering. This way, you can peel off each layer as you warm up and replace them as you cool down and not keep yourself trapped inside just…

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The Gift You Give Yourself

The Gift You Give Yourself

Not enough people in this country exercise regularly. I know that may sound like a bold statement, but I’m sure it’s true.  I don’t have the exact percentages at my fingertips, but until it’s 100% it’s not enough! Exercise is not optional for healthy living. Just like eating and sleeping,…

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Grass-Fed: What’s the Beef?

Grass-Fed: What’s the Beef?

Until a few years ago, I very happily, and quite simply, based my food shopping decisions on taste and price.  Recently, in my evolution — that has actually become somewhat of a revolution — I have had an awakening and have started focusing on both food labels and menu descriptions. …

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Let’s Not Sugarcoat It!

Let’s Not Sugarcoat It!

As we approach the holidays, we are faced with a seemingly endless supply of tempting sweets, desserts, and drinks.  It’s no wonder we go to sleep with visions of sugarplums dancing in our heads!  Now is the time to take a deep breath and to fortify our resolve to stay…

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Two-Step and Tango Your Way to Better Health

Two-Step and Tango Your Way to Better Health

People often ask me what’s the best exercise? Believe it or not, in my opinion, dancing could very well be the best all-around exercise for the widest number of people. Everyone can do it and all ages can benefit. Dancing will benefit you in so many ways:  physiologically, psychologically, and…

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Wellness Wednesday: Juicin’ It!

Wellness Wednesday: Juicin’ It!

This Wellness Wednesday tip is to drink a cup of juice for your wellness… But not just any juice! Juice can provide additional nutrients and vitamins to the body. That being said, it should never replace your daily water intake, it is in addition to your daily water intake. You’re probably wondering,…

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Million Hearts Delaware (VIDEO)

Million Hearts Delaware (VIDEO)

From ContentDelaware.org: Knowing your risk factors can save your life! The mission of Million Hearts Delaware is to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.…

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