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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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6 Tips to Plan for Success in 2015

January 15, 2015 0 Comments
6 Tips to Plan for Success in 2015

By Betty Murray Making New Year’s Resolutions is a tradition in cultures around the world. Nearly 40 percent of all Americans make New Year’s Resolutions each year. But where did the tradition begin? “The practice of making resolutions for the New Year is thought to have first caught on among the ancient Babylonians, who made promises […]

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Safe Training Tips for Cold Weather

January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Safe Training Tips for Cold Weather

By Betty Murray Winter has officially made its way to North Texas. With the blustery wind, the air outside is quite cold. If you are used to exercising outside, it’s important to understand the risks associated with cold weather exercise and how to keep yourself safe. Research suggests that without adequate preparation, exercising in the cold […]

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Get Your Zzzzz’s Please: Tips for Getting the Right Amount of Sleep

December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Get Your Zzzzz’s Please: Tips for Getting the Right Amount of Sleep

By Betty Murray If losing weight is on your list of goals for 2015, a healthy diet and regular exercise can help you reach your ideal weight, but here’s another suggestion: get enough sleep. Eating healthy and exercising will only go so far in helping you drop those extra pounds. Good sleep is the third component […]

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Avoid Losing Weight during the Holidays

December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Avoid Losing Weight during the Holidays

By Betty Murray We all respond to stress in different ways. For some, stress is a contributing factor to weight gain, but for others, prolonged stress, or even stress from a single traumatic event can result in weight loss. The holiday season is a particularly stressful time for many people. Finances, loss of a loved one, […]

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How to Prepare Guilt-Free Holiday Desserts

December 8, 2014 0 Comments
How to Prepare Guilt-Free Holiday Desserts

By Betty Murray The holiday season is the season for baking. Cookies, cakes, candies, pies, and other yummy desserts abound. Unfortunately, many of these desserts can easily derail our efforts to be healthy and to lose weight (or maintain our weight) during the season. But the holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without the chance […]

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