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National Yoga Month – Origins, practices, and benefits of yoga

September 11, 2014 0 Comments
National Yoga Month – Origins, practices, and benefits of yoga

By Betty Murray Yoga is an ancient practice dating back more than 5,000 years. The term “yoga” means “to join or yoke together,” and the practice — which is built on three main structures of exercise, breathing, and meditation — brings mind and body together. Yoga means different things for different people. For some, it is […]

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The Great MCT Oil Hype

August 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Great MCT Oil Hype

By Betty Murray Many times, people avoid eating any kind of fat because they have fallen prey to the belief that all fat is bad fat. In reality, there are some types of fat are good for your brain, and may even help with weight loss. Do you know what kinds of fats to look for? […]

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To Paleo or Not? That Is The Question

August 11, 2014 0 Comments
To Paleo or Not? That Is The Question

By Betty Murray The Paleo diet is a growing trend, but is there more to this diet than other diet fads that have come and gone? What is Paleo? The Paleo diet is considered a lifestyle more than a diet. It isn’t so much about eating foods to lose weight, but eating the right food to […]

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Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

By Betty Murray If you’re struggling to keep off the extra pounds, there culprit may be something you haven’t considered — your medications. There are several drugs that can cause weight gain and, ironically, many drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, seizures, migraines, and mood disorders are to blame for weight […]

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Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

By Betty Murray If you’re struggling to keep off the extra pounds, there culprit may be something you haven’t considered — your medications. There are several drugs that can cause weight gain and, ironically, many drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, seizures, migraines, and mood disorders are to blame for weight […]

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This For That: Easy Ingredient Substitutions

July 9, 2014 0 Comments
This For That: Easy Ingredient Substitutions

By Betty Murray Sometimes success on your weight loss journey is more about the small changes in your habits than a total overhaul. Make small changes you can live with forever, rather than big changes that will be difficult to maintain. Did you know there are simple substitutions you can make in your diet that can […]

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Importance of staying active when you have a family

July 2, 2014 0 Comments
Importance of staying active when you have a family

By Betty Murray The majority of what your children learn about nutrition and healthy lifestyle, they will learn at home. While educational and extracurricular activities can supplement what is taught at home, children are most likely to follow the example of their parents. It is most important that your children see you caring for your own […]

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Want to lose weight? Learn these 10 healthy eating habits

May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Want to lose weight? Learn these 10 healthy eating habits

By Betty Murray Weight gain is often tied to the many small choices we make day in and day out, rather than any one main cause. Seemingly “harmless” habits you may not even recognize can throw your whole diet off course, leading to serious weight gain. If you want to lose weight, incorporate these healthy eating […]

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