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Fish oil contains EFAs (Essential Fatty Acids) and its consumption is linked to better joints (particularly for those with rheumatoid arthritis), better mood (used especially for depression and bipolar disorder), a decrease in violence (given to prisoners), and better brain…...

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Travel much?  If so, you might find it especially challenging to get to the gym.  Either time becomes an issue or the hotel’s facilities are an issue.  Either way, you can squeeze fitness into your travel schedule with a little…...

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Oatmeal is one of the world’s healthiest foods, especially steel cut. Chock full of heart healthy fiber (~ 4 grams per serving) & satiating protein (up to 6 grams per serving), it remains one of the lowest cost, most versatile…...

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Being one part yogi, one part cardio queen, I was intrigued to try Mandy Ingber’s Yogalosophy & was delighted with the DVD. I was fortunate enough to meet Mandy at SELF magazine’s 2010 Workout in the Park in San Diego.…...

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You’ve probably heard the saying: “To love, you have to first love yourself.” This saying truly gets to the heart of Lauren Mackler’s Solemate: Master the Art of Aloneness and Transform Your Life. I have to be completely honest, I’m…...

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If you have bought my book or if you have browsed some of the recipes on Sheer Balance, you’ll know that I love protein shakes.  You can get a whopping dose of vitamins, minerals and macronutrients in one pop…and if…...

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RICE, or rest, ice, compression and elevation, is a well known treatment for acute injuries and joint pain.  The rest is necessary to heal, while the ice, compression and elevation decrease swelling and diminish pain. I have always found RICE…...

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As a kid, my mom frequently packed my lunch with Fruit Roll-ups.  I LOVED Fruit Roll-Ups as a kid.  They were fruity tasting and “fun” because you could play with your food…like have roll-up fingers. (No judgment please). Today, the…...

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Not long ago, I was fortunate to have Debbie Robins as a guest on The Healthy Living Show.  Not only is Debbie a fantastic story and fascinating woman…with a career history that most could only dream of…but she is witty,…...

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When it comes to potato chips, I tend to stay clear.  From a nutritional perspective, they define the empty calorie food: They are generally high in fat and low in everything else (10 grams of fat, including 2 grams of…...

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