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Socialize Smarter: 6 Picks for 3 Popular Meet-Up Spots

So many of our social outings revolve around food and drinking, making maintaining relationships difficult while dieting. Find out what you should pick next time you go out.
Posted 5/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 8 comments   11,513 views
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Is Your Baby Destined to be Fat? Start Mindful Eating at an Early Age

It's never too early to start fostering healthy eating habits. Some recent research has found that adopting mindful practices as early as infancy can have dramatic effects.
Posted 4/13/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 8 comments   17,736 views
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Winner, Winner, 4 Ways to Chicken Dinner

Struggling to come up with fresh meal ideas every day? We asked a professional chef how to get four meals out of one prep session and three chickens.
Posted 3/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 9 comments   26,182 views
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Four Healthy Changes That Start in Your Kitchen Cabinets

Time for your kitchen to get on board with your healthy lifestyle. These four organizational tips will make your kitchen a lean, mean, healthy cooking machine.
Posted 2/2/2016  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   36,931 views
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12 Chicken Meals You Can Prep in 15 Minutes or Less

With a little planning, the help of your trusty slow cooker and a bank of delicious recipes, healthy chicken meals can still be enjoyed even during the busiest weeks.
Posted 11/20/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 1 comments   20,825 views
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12 Recipes for Little Chefs in Training

Grab some little helpers and get started with one of these 12 tasty, healthy and kid-approved recipes. Bon appetit!
Posted 9/8/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 2 comments   14,851 views
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9 Fun Family Fitness Activities

Make a commitment to unleash your inner child and spend valuable quality time with those you love by trying these nine family-friendly activities.
Posted 6/26/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 0 comments   12,450 views
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Treat Mom to a Healthy Day

Skip the brunch crowds this year, and make a real memory with mom instead with one of these healthy, active Mother’s Day ideas.
Posted 5/5/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 7 comments   13,913 views
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10 Fit Gift Ideas for Father's Day

Give dad the gift of health and fitness this Father's Day!
Posted 6/2/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 4 comments   42,137 views
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Stop Apologizing for Being Different

Instead of being proud of paving my own path, recently I've started apologizing for it. It's time for me to stop being sorry and start embracing my differences.
Posted 10/23/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 71 comments   17,787 views
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Get Kids to Eat Veggies by Offering More Veggies

It doesn't bother me to make a few different vegetables and then let my kids choose which ones they want. I find that when given the choice, they usually want some of both.
Posted 10/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 20 comments   18,559 views
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The Problem of Childhood Obesity: How You Can Be Part of the Solution

What can we start doing today, right now, in our own homes and communities to help turn around the childhood obesity epidemic?
Posted 9/18/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 14 comments   11,462 views
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Maybe Your Way Isn't Always the Best Way

When I see someone with a different parenting style than mine, I try hard to understand instead of automatically assuming what they are doing is wrong.
Posted 7/24/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 66 comments   16,251 views
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Does 'Disney-Approved' Mean It's a Healthy Food?

The Walt Disney Company has been promoting healthier eating since 2006. Learn how Mickey and his friends are planning to help keep our nutrition in check.
Posted 7/16/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 17 comments   11,305 views
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Getting Your Kids Excited About Healthy Foods

I let my kids help decide what we are going to plant in our garden, and they help take care of it. It's a great way to teach them something and develop healthy habits.
Posted 7/10/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 12 comments   13,621 views
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