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Last month I read The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell. I had been putting it off for some time, partially because I had been afraid of what I would learn. Working within health and wellness, however, I knew…...

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As we embark on the New Year, I shared a few of my recommended changes from 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You with Better Connecticut viewers. Although the book covers 52 full changes, the five I…...

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As a road warrior, it is likely that you hop from restaurant to restaurant in search of tasty, yet healthy food. Unless we succumb to the quarter pounder at McDonalds, however, portion sizes vary tremendously from eating establishment to eating…...

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Maintaining a healthy diet on the road is hard enough, but if you require gluten-free restaurants, are vegan or vegetarian, or suffer from food allergies, it becomes exponentially more difficult. Business travel doesn’t mean you have to forgo your dietary…...

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If you are a business traveler, you are probably getting your fair share of bread and butter. It is part and parcel of life on the road. Unfortunately, however, the bread and butter at lunch and dinner adds tons of…...

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Almost every hotel breakfast, club-floor or otherwise, offers yogurt as a “healthy choice.”  Besides the fact that it is a great source of calcium, iodine and phosphorous, among other vitamins and minerals, it also contains live active bacterial cultures which may help…...

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If you’re like me, coconut conjures the taste of tropical drinks, Thai food, and, of course, the almighty Mounds bar. Health-food drink? Not so much. Until recently, that is. Lately, it seems that Hollywood has swapped its Smartwaters for the…...

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You just went away for the weekend and you came back to find that you gained 5 pounds over the course of 3 days. In your disbelief, you quickly curse the Weight Gods for being so cruel. Sound familiar? This…...

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The concept of drinking a Protein Shake may have you conjuring up images of big, overly built body builders, with their muscles and veins popping in every direction as they chug some goopy, raw egg mixture.  Protein shakes, however, have come…...

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Recently, I have been hearing about a lot of adults who obsess over some aspect of their health.  I’m talking about adults that fall into the age group of 40 something to 60 something.  I’m also talking about individuals whom most would…...

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