Your kids are moving on up! With new subjects, more work load and maybe a tighter schedule, your young ones are going to need to be on their toes this school year. For these super-hero students, be sure to pack them snacks which are jam-packed with super foods (read: super nutrition!). And set an A+ example by eating these snacks yourself and ridding the pantry of any high-calorie, sugary no-nos.
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Sunscreen is truly an all-season skincare essential. Daily application aids in reducing wrinkles, brown spots, discoloration and even the threat of skin cancer. This may be enough to prompt you to wear sunscreen during a day at the beach. But are you protecting certain sensitive body parts in these unsuspecting places?
It’s well-known that our obsession with white refined sugar is not so good for us. Excessive amounts can contribute to weight gain and a host of other health concerns. The great news is that there are a bunch of great-tasting, natural sugar alternatives to use in your everyday cooking, baked goodies and sweetened drinks. Read more →
You consider yourself healthy. But even someone as fit as you may not be getting the daily nutritional requirements. To paint a complete and wholesome picture of health, you need variety. You already know to switch up your workouts every few weeks to keep your muscles from adapting, so why let your nutrition hit a wall? Read more →
When you’re spending a few days at an amusement park, your health habits may go on a roller coaster ride. You start the day off with a good breakfast and quickly go downhill when the smell of fried food tickles your nose. Stop drooling over those funnel cakes! You can coast past the fat fest by setting yourself up for success. Read more →
Turn a family weekend on the lake into a wellness retreat! There’s nothing like waking up to ta sunrise over still water. That’s why you have to grab those few precious moments of quiet, untouched nature while it lasts. Make the most of a long weekend by reveling in what the great outdoors has to offer from dawn to dusk. Read more →
By now the snow has melted from the mountaintops, which means only one thing…it’s time to go hiking! Climbing to new heights is a workout in itself. But when you want to dial up the calorie-torching benefits, you need to add a few “exercise enhancements,” as I like to call them.
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