Category: Truth About Thin

Wellness at Work: How to Stay Fit with a Desk Job

March 10, 2015 0 Comments
Wellness at Work: How to Stay Fit with a Desk Job

By Betty Murray The more time you spend sitting, the greater your risk of developing heart disease and diabetes. A sedentary lifestyle leads to weight gain, increase in blood sugar, and poor cholesterol. This isn’t good news for those of us who have desk jobs. No matter how dedicated you are to your job, your health […]

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Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

By Betty Murray Stress is the new fat. It’s a nationwide epidemic rivaling that of obesity. Stress doesn’t can lead to emotional disorders, hypertension and heart problems, headaches and even obesity. While stress in and of itself isn’t a bad thing (as it helps us meet deadlines, perform athletically, etc.), prolonged stress is bad for your […]

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Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Ways to Relieve Stress: Becoming Zen, Happy and Healthy

By Betty Murray Stress is the new fat. It’s a nationwide epidemic rivaling that of obesity. Stress doesn’t can lead to emotional disorders, hypertension and heart problems, headaches and even obesity. While stress in and of itself isn’t a bad thing (as it helps us meet deadlines, perform athletically, etc.), prolonged stress is bad for your […]

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Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

By Betty Murray The average American eats about 20 teaspoons of sugar every day, according to a report from the National Health and nutrition Examination Survey database. On average, men consume 335 calories per day in sugar, while women consume 230 calories of sugar each day. The primary sources of added sugar (sugar that is not […]

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Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

By Betty Murray The average American eats about 20 teaspoons of sugar every day, according to a report from the National Health and nutrition Examination Survey database. On average, men consume 335 calories per day in sugar, while women consume 230 calories of sugar each day. The primary sources of added sugar (sugar that is not […]

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5 Fitness Trends for 2015

February 14, 2015 0 Comments
5 Fitness Trends for 2015

By Betty Murray Fitness trends come and go; some stick and some fade into distant memory. Each year the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) releases a fitness trend forecast for the following year based on survey responses from thousands of fitness professionals. What’s trending this year? According to ACSM, here are five of the top […]

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5 Fitness Trends for 2015

February 13, 2015 0 Comments
5 Fitness Trends for 2015

By Betty Murray Fitness trends come and go; some stick and some fade into distant memory. Each year the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) releases a fitness trend forecast for the following year based on survey responses from thousands of fitness professionals. What’s trending this year? According to ACSM, here are five of the top […]

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Love Your Heart: 7 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Diesase

February 4, 2015 0 Comments
Love Your Heart: 7 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Diesase

By Betty Murray Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, and the leading cause of death for people of most racial/ethnic groups. Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined, and coronary heart disease (the most common form of heart disease) kills nearly 380,000 people annually. It’s […]

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Love Your Heart: 7 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Diesase

February 4, 2015 0 Comments
Love Your Heart: 7 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Diesase

By Betty Murray Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, and the leading cause of death for people of most racial/ethnic groups. Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined, and coronary heart disease (the most common form of heart disease) kills nearly 380,000 people annually. It’s […]

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Artificial Sweeteners: Which Is Best?

January 31, 2015 0 Comments
Artificial Sweeteners: Which Is Best?

By Betty Murray Sugar is found naturally in some foods, such as fruits, but most often, it is added to our foods. Take a peek at the ingredients list on any store-bought food, and you’ll likely find added sugar. In fact, Americans consume about 165 pounds of added sugar each year. Artificial sweeteners serve as zero-calorie […]

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