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The Paleo Diet

The Paleo diet fad has been around since 1975 and became popular again in 1985 and 2002. This diet is also called the Paleolithic diet, the stone age diet and the caveman diet. During the Paleolithic era (a time that ended about 12,000 years ago) the only foods that were available were those that can be hunted, fished or gathered; meat, fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables, fruits and berries. Continue reading

Getting In Shape After Pregnancy

If you are pregnant you may be wondering how it is possible getting in shape after pregnancy is  over especially if you gained more than what was recommended. This can lead to feelings of discouragement as pregnancy continues but there are things you can do to facilitate post-partum weight loss. Continue reading

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

We all know that smoking can result in an increased risk of disease such as cancer and heart disease but did you know that sitting for too much time can also have a profound effect on your health?  Sitting can result in not only postural changes but an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

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Sleep and Weight Gain

Did you ever think that your sleep habits can affect your waistline?  Eating right with daily exercise is an important part of weight management but sleep is often an overlooked contributing factor.  Although sleep requirements are individualized, most adults need about 7-9 hours daily.

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