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Chocolate 101

27 November in Health Tips

Research studies have found that chocolate has many health benefits, which is great news! But it's important to keep in mind that not all chocolate is created equal. Health benefits are touted for dark chocolate over milk or white chocolate, but even the type of dark chocolate you...

Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving

19 November in Health Tips

It's that time of year again! Time for friends, family and great food. But this can also mean time for holiday weight gain. To prevent gaining pesky pounds over the holiday try these tips below. Eat Normally Throughout the Day It may seem like skipping meals early in the day is...

Healthy Traveling

31 October in Health Tips

Traveling and weight gain can sometimes go hand in hand, but they don't have to! If you are worried about extra weight gain, try out these tips for a guilt free vacation. Bring Nutritious Snacks: Having healthy go-to snacks will keep you feeling satisfied and energized...

Antacids and Nutrition Status

17 September in Health Tips, Health Tips GERD

Acid reflux, heartburn, and ulcers are unpleasant stomach ailments that require short-term use of antacids to neutralize stomach acids., however, relying on these medications for months or years can result in nutritional deficiencies-namely vitamin B12, vitamin D, calcium, iron and zinc. Research has linked long-term use...

Foam Roll Your Way to Relief

28 October in Exercise

Foam rolling is said to be more effective than stretching; it can be performed on the lower body, back and chest to relax the muscles. Foam rolling before workouts can also improve your range of motion and help muscles recover post-workout. Like stretching, foam rolling...