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  1. Fitness: Why Warming Up Matters

    Fitness: Why Warming Up Matters

    Lately, it seems like all of my friends have joined gyms and started socializing on long walks instead of the local watering hole. It’s a bit… strange, to say the least, but I am over the moon. I love asking them about their routines and what motivates them, but it baffles me that almost none of them warm up! Honestly, I didn’t know how important it was either until I did a bit of research. Hey, we all have to start somewhere right?

    So if you’re deciding to amp up your workout (or get started on one!) here are some warm-up tips I wish someone had told me earlier.

  2. Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Feb. 18

    Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Feb. 18

    From healthy eating, to fun fitness routines, to motivation you won't find anywhere else, we want to share some pins we love. Each week, we will select the Pinterest top 10 pins of the week and share them, from our hearts to yours. 

  3. Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/22/2013

    Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/22/2013

    Every week, we're bringing you the best - the most interesting, exciting and informative news, articles, studies and blog postings from the week before. We scour the web for the choicest material and consolidate it all in one place so you don't have to. Enjoy!

  4. Foods That Impact Your Oral Health

    Foods That Impact Your Oral Health

    If you practice regular oral hygiene, you’re already taking a great step towards your own health. Yet you may be surprised to learn that what you’re eating can have a negative impact on your teeth and gums. Recent studies show that poor dental hygiene is linked to an increased risk of dementia, an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, greater likelihood of developing diabetes and many other health problems.

  5. Common Sense Healthy Eating Twitter Chat - Join Us!

    Common Sense Healthy Eating Twitter Chat - Join Us!

    Join us on Twitter on February 20th at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time to talk about realistic expectations for healthy living and weight loss. Our in-house nutrtitionist Rebecca Mohning MS, RD, LD will also join us to answer any questions you may have.

    One lucky tweeter will win a free week of meals and another will win a Fitbit Aria Wifi Scale! 

  6. Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Feb. 11

    Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Feb. 11

    From healthy eating, to fun fitness routines, to motivation you won't find anywhere else, we want to share some pins we love. Each week, we will select the Pinterest top 10 pins of the week and share them, from our hearts to yours.

  7. Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/15/2013

    Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/15/2013

    Every week, we're bringing you the best - the most interesting, exciting and informative news, articles, studies and blog postings from the week before. We scour the web for the choicest material and consolidate it all in one place so you don't have to. Enjoy!

  8. 3 Tips To Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without All the Chocolate

    3 Tips To Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without All the Chocolate

    Valentine’s Day brings with it that time of year when we expect (okay, hope) for flowers, cards, diamonds, romantic movies and candles.

    But let’s be real. It’s much more likely that you’ll find yourself being handed a box of gooey, high-sugar chocolates or sitting down to a restaurant dinner (complete with greasy, high-calorie foods and drinks).

    So what can you do to ensure the romantic holiday doesn’t bring you far, far away from your diet and healthy lifestyle? Here are 3 tips to enjoy Valentine’s Day without all the chocolate and high-calorie food. 

  9. Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Feb. 4

    Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Feb. 4

    From healthy eating, to fun fitness routines, to motivation you won't find anywhere else, we want to share some pins we love. Each week, we will select the Pinterest top 10 pins of the week and share them, from our hearts to yours.

  10. Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/8/2013

    Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/8/2013

    Every week, we're bringing you the best - the most interesting, exciting and informative news, articles, studies and blog postings from the week before. We scour the web for the choicest material and consolidate it all in one place so you don't have to. Enjoy!

  11. 5 Heart Healthy Desserts

    5 Heart Healthy Desserts

    Happy Heart Health Month! Here’s a list of 5 heart healthy desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth and ensure you’re still eating what’s best for your heart.

  12. Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Jan. 28

    Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Jan. 28

    From healthy eating, to fun fitness routines, to motivation you won't find anywhere else, we want to share some pins we love. Each week, we will select the Pinterest top 10 pins of the week and share them, from our hearts to yours.

  13. Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/1/2013

    Weekly Round-Up - Week Ending in 2/1/2013

    Every week, we're bringing you the best - the most interesting, exciting and informative news, articles, studies and blog postings from the week before. We scour the web for the choicest material and consolidate it all in one place so you don't have to. Enjoy!

  14. Tips and Recipes For a Healthier Super Bowl Party

    Tips and Recipes For a Healthier Super Bowl Party

    So it’s almost Super Bowl Sunday, and you’re psyched to have all your friends over to watch the Ravens take on the 49ers in what’s sure to be an epic battle. But a nagging voice in the back of your head reminds you that Super Bowl parties usually go hand-in-hand with high calorie snacks, sure to cause you to stray far, far away from your healthy lifestyle.

    While its okay to indulge on occasion, that does not give you a license to overindulge, munching all day on high-calorie, high-fat foods. So how do you balance your desire to throw the perfect party, complete with delicious food, without all the unhealthy snacks? Here are some tips and recipes to help you avoid making your Super Bowl party turn into major regret when you see the numbers reflect on the scale.

  15. Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Jan. 21

    Pinterest Top 10 - Week of Jan. 21

    From healthy eating, to fun fitness routines, to motivation you won't find anywhere else, we want to share some pins we love. Each week, we will select the top 10 Pinterest posts of the week and share them, from our hearts to yours.

  16. Using Social Media to Restore Your New Year's Weight Loss Resolution

    Using Social Media to Restore Your New Year's Weight Loss Resolution

    It’s almost the end of January, and gone are the memories of clinking champagne glasses, distant melodies of Auld Lang Syne and laughing friends locking lips to bring in the New Year.

    The fondness of the holidays are behind us, and most of us are starting to plan for tax season and looking forward to when the cold weather is behind us and we get to enjoy late afternoon walks and blooming flowers.

    As the grind of everyday life is back in full swing, it might become more and more difficult to stay on track with your New Year’s weight loss resolution.

  17. 5 Natural Sleep Aid Superfoods

    5 Natural Sleep Aid Superfoods

    When you find yourself hungry for a late-night snack, it's the most natural thing in the world to reach for the ice cream, a bag of chips or a nightcap. But would you be selective if you knew that your choice of late-night nosh could make a difference in how easily you fall asleep and stay asleep?

    If you’re hankering for that late-night snack, you might want to put down the Dorito bag and grab one of these 5 natural sleep aid superfoods to help you fall asleep more quickly and your slumber last longer.

  18. The Early Bird or A Post-Work Fitness Routine?

    The Early Bird or A Post-Work Fitness Routine?

    Proper nutrition and dieting are the biggest keys to transforming your life and losing weight. But for most people, getting in a little exercise now and then can really tip the scales between success and failure for overall healthier living.

    Yet for many of us, determining the best time to hit the gym or actively engage our bodies in some way can be tough. Is it better to exercise when our body is physically operating at peak capacity, or does it make more sense to engage our bodies first thing in the morning? 

  19. 5 Healthy Snacks to Push Past Afternoon Cravings

    5 Healthy Snacks to Push Past Afternoon Cravings

    One of the things people struggle with the most when it comes to their diets is snacking. With so many choices out there, snacking can be one of the most confusing areas of our diet. We often wonder what snacks are appropriate to eat, when we should eat them and how they’ll affect our weight loss.

    There are many studies that highlight the benefits of snacking, such as improved appetite control and the opportunity to pre-empt hunger pains by planning for healthy snacks during the day. Yet time and time again, people fail to realize that “snacking” does not mean that it’s okay to grab a bag of salty chips or scarf down a candy bar between meals. 

  20. Top 10 Ways to Stay on Track with Your New Year's Weight Loss Goals

    Top 10 Ways to Stay on Track with Your New Year's Weight Loss Goals

    When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, many of us choose leading a healthier lifestyle as the one at the forefront. Yet staying on track can be difficult to do in our hectic lives.

    To help you maintain focus, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 ways to stay the course with your New Year’s resolution goals, which we believe will keep you motivated as you work to improve your lifestyle the healthy and delicious way!

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