Health and Fitness 2015

13 Stories • Available November 2015
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Giving Up Grains

Giving Up Grains

For Lent two years ago, I decided to jump on the bandwagon of hating on grains and gave them up. No bread, no cereal, no cake, no cookies, no pasta, no rice. The one exception I made was quinoa,

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Earbuds And Aural Health

Earbuds And Aural Health

Exercising is hard, but there is scientific proof that music makes it better. In a recent article in Scientific American, writer Ferris Jabr notes that "music distracts people from pain and fatig

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Doing Laps

Doing Laps

When you were a child, you may have loved swimming. Whether in a backyard pool or in an ocean or lake, there was no getting you to stop splashing around, and you may also have been on a town or s

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The Vitameatavegamin Effect

The Vitameatavegamin Effect

I have only taken a few supplements in my lifetime, the Flintstones multivitamin as a kid and, now, the Vitafusion MultiVites for adults. (Both can be purchased at Target.) Clearly, I gravitate

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Hot Threads

Hot Threads

When it comes to working out, there are countless options for staying fit -- different Web series, running and bike paths, classes, cycling, gyms, yoga studios, the list goes on and on. Naturally

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Food Delivery Services

Food Delivery Services

Think you'd eat healthier if someone else made your meals? Would you have better portion control, lose weight or cut your salt intake? These are many of the reasons people sign up food delivery

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Tri As You Might

Tri As You Might

After years of marathoning at a high level and a string of injuries, Sara Whatmore decided she needed to be kinder to her body. She was already cycling, thanks to her husband, so she decided to t

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Comitting To Quitting

Comitting To Quitting

It has been well-documented for 20 years that virtually all health risks associated with cigarettes stem from the smoke. As a scientist at a major cancer center, I have been dismayed as governmen

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No Equipment. No Problem.

No Equipment. No Problem.

Go to almost any Starbucks in Los Angeles or New York and you will find people sitting on communal furniture, working on their laptops. It's death, taxes and people on their laptops at Starbuc

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Yoga Headstands

Yoga Headstands

A few months ago, I decided that I really wanted to up my yoga game and learn to do a headstand. All the models were doing it on Instagram, so it seemed like the cool thing to do. Plus, I thought

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Diet Right

Diet Right

Lately everything is about losing weight and exercising, and everyone is salivating to jump on several popular diet plans hoping for instant success. Many hopefuls wind up feeling terribly frustr

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Registered Dietitian To The Rescue

Registered Dietitian To The Rescue

Many of us were raised singing along with a popular children's show, "One of these things is not like the other..." This statement is so true when it comes to our bodies and nutritional needs. A

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Regular Maintenance

Regular Maintenance

Congratulations on achieving your goal. Enjoy the feeling of being healthier. Weight loss has a positive effect on looks, but more importantly, it helps how you feel about yourself. You worked ha

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