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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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Wellness Wednesday: What You Need to Know about Circuit-Interval Training

Wellness Wednesday: What You Need to Know about Circuit-Interval Training

Like many who have committed to making exercise a regular part of your daily routine, you’re trying to maximize the time you put in. For competitive athletes who are looking for that edge over an arch rival, you’re trying to find the secret weapon that will help you run faster,…

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The Run for Joy-Hope

The Run for Joy-Hope

Run Joy-Hope, the 4th annual 5k/10k for the Joy-Hope Foundation, was held on Saturday October 12th at Brandywine Valley Baptist Church in Wilmington. Over 300 participants and volunteers came out to use their energy for those who can’t and over $17,000 was raised to provide New Memory Making Getaways for…

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A Celebration of Hope!

A Celebration of Hope!

The Friends of the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center recently celebrated the Christiana Care center’s tenth anniversary with a beautiful and inspiring gala at Wilmington Country Club. Nearly 400 supporters help the organization raise more than $335,000 that night, surpassing the $2 million mark in funds raised to date to…

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Wellness Wednesday: How to Mend a Monkey Mind

Wellness Wednesday: How to Mend a Monkey Mind

Do you have “monkey mind”? I don’t know, should I be worried? How do you get it? Is there a cure? Is it like mad cow or bird flu? Will I die? Now I’m curious, no, I mean I’m scared. Somebody help me, I sound and feel like I have monkey…

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Wellness Wednesday: Grocery Shopping – Healthy and On a Budget!

Wellness Wednesday: Grocery Shopping – Healthy and On a Budget!

I recently made one of my many monthly trips to the grocery store… I cannot lie, eating healthy can be very expensive, if you’re not smart about it. Every shopping trip I have a strict budget, but need to still feed a family of 4. I try to stick to…

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Wellness Wednesday: Watch and Wait?!

Wellness Wednesday: Watch and Wait?!

What are three words you don’t want to hear and three words you don’t want to do? “Watch and wait”! Three of the most ridiculous words used by medical professionals today (or anyone else from whom you seek health advice.) I have had many family and friends who have been…

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Wellness Wednesday: Colorful Carbohydrates

Wellness Wednesday: Colorful Carbohydrates

Recently, at meal time, the Thayer family has been making a major substitution on our our plates… And I thought I would share it as a Wellness Wednesday tip. Instead of reaching for white carbohydrates or starches, we’ve been choosing color! We’ve always eaten whole-wheat (brown) bread & pasta…But we’ve…

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