Sugary Sodas

As many of you know, in an effort to fight obesity, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on the purchase of large sugary drinks from restaurants. People either think it’s a wonderful idea to combat a growing epidemic (half of New Yorkers…
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One-Stop Summer Fun

Hot Summer Trends Think COLOR. I’m talking citrus fruit; some orange, bright yellow, green, coral, turquoise, and mint. Cropped colored jeans are great with a neutral flowy or lacey top. Bold blocks of color in stripes or floral patterns are perfect with a chunky…
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Living in the Extreme

Emergency: We are facing a “body” crisis! Startling statistics about the obesity epidemic in our country are all over the news, and yet at the same time we are bombarded with images from the media of the “ideal” body that is unattainable, unnatural, and…
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You Snooze, You Lose!

Sitting in class today, I hate to admit that I drifted off to sleep several times. Doesn’t it seem that are just not enough hours in the day to get everything done AND get the appropriate amount of rest your body needs? If you’re…
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Strong is the New Skinny!

How many women do you know who think females weight lifting is a no-no? They might be afraid of getting bulky, gaining too much muscle weight, or not looking as feminine. Research shows the majority of women who go to the gym focus on…
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Bouncing Back

About a month ago, I was challenged by my employer to make a healthy behavior change for 21 days. I took a close look at my exercise regimen and realized that while I was getting the recommended amount of cardio and weight training, I…
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