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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes Ė cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently Iíve begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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A Dip In The Gene Pool

"The tests that 23andMe can now offer let people find out, for example, whether they have a chance of having a child with cystic fibrosis or sickle cell disease."

Currently, 23and Me is the only gene-testing company that provides FDA-approved information about carrier status directly to consu...

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Summertime Nutrition Tips

Summer is here which means there will be plenty of long days spent outside by the beach, lake, or poolside. Itís very important to apply and re-apply plenty of sunblock, but the sun can effect other parts of your body, not just your skin. Below is a list found on WebMD of sun problems and associate...

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I Ate the Hot Dog.....

Well I can't say that eating a hot dog is eating healthy or is it?! Well it all depends on if the meat is Kosher or not. So I say to you if you eat something that is not in your daily nutritional value that is not even healthy for you then join my ranks.

I don't believe in nutrition that woul...

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Sticking to the plan

I recently decided that I needed to get back on track and am down 10lbs so far. This is not a huge reward for me but I am happy that I am making progress. This past weekend we went out of town to visit some friends with a lot of eating out. Naturally this can make my plan very difficult especially w...

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Aspartame and Excess Pregnancy Weight Puts Baby at Risk for Obesity


Aspartame and Excess Pregnancy Weight Puts Baby at Risk for Obesity


The decisions you make before your baby is born have a significant impact on his or her health for years to come. It's only been recently that researchers have begun to fully understand the complexity behind the human...

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Things Left Undone


Things omitted are often more deadly than errors committed.
~ Leo Buscaglia


I am feeling really bad this morning. I have a co...

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if you want to be happy in your life




The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didnít already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder.

I turned around to find a wrinkled, little old lady beaming up at me with a smile that that l...

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Living a Meaningful Life

Now, more than ever, we desperately need to put meaning back in our lives, to reconnect with feelings of ease and happiness instead of constant stress, confusion and dissatisfaction.

Many hours can be spent educating ourselves on self-improvement, but without action none of this education ma...

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