Two Hours Outside a Week Will Bring Your Health to a New Peak

Get out of the house, kids!   Go play outside!   We don’t know a single mother who hasn’t barked those words at her kids at one point in time. And while getting the kids out of the house so she could enjoy five minutes of peace and quiet might have been your mother’s prime …

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New Sunscreen Study: Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don’t!

The sun is out, the guns are most certainly out, and we’re left wondering whether sunscreen is our best approach to stay safe in the heat. A new study published in JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) suggests that various ingredients in popular sunscreens actually get absorbed by the body, rather than just sitting on the …

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Do You Find Yourself Overeating on the Regular?

Do you find yourself overeating on the regular? Your hunger and fullness cues are probably out of whack. Eat when you’re hungry. Stop when you’re full. It shouldn’t be so difficult, should it? Oh, but it is. Often times it’s because we lose the ability to know when we’re full, or we confuse various sensations with what …

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Why the One-Sized Fits All Approach to Nutrition Doesn’t Work!

Eight glasses of water a day. Six servings of vegetables. Make sure you get the recommended daily intake of calcium.   We tend to like to think general nutrition prescriptions have value. Why else would our governments put out food guides for us to follow (of which most people pay no attention to anyway, other …

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