Tag Archives: Wellness

Take an Urban Hike: #HealthByStorm Challenge #3

June 30, 2014

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Health By Storm

To enter this week’s challenge, all you need to do is share details about your urban workout! Tell us what you did and where, and/or upload a pic! Be sure to use the hashtags #HealthByStorm and #LivingLifeWise on your posts.

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Four “Healthified” Snacks Your Kids Will Love

May 5, 2014

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Think of snacks as small meals designed to sustain energy, keep weight in check and keep blood sugars stable between the three big meals of the day. What makes a snack healthy are the same things that make our large meals healthy – lean protein, fiber, fruits and vegetables.

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Waking up Determined and Going to Bed Satisfied

April 29, 2014

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My story is an important one – and it’s one that many people share. I used to wake up every day, put my feet on the ground and brace to stand up while the little voice inside my head said, “I have got to do something to get this weight off”. I’d leave the house to go to work, and the voice would chime in again: “walking to the car would be so much easier if you lost weight” and “you could climb these stairs without getting winded if you lost weight”. All day long, the words would ring in my ears. At the end of the day I’d climb into bed, exhausted, and think: “tomorrow I’ve got to do something to get this weight off”.

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Four Ways to “Health-ify” Your Sandwich

April 17, 2014

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America’s favorite grab-and-go lunch item can be a great convenience option, but what lies between the bread slices can range from healthy to decadent. Follow these simple and easy suggestions and you’ll end up with a meal that’s just as healthy as it is quick!

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Responsibly Toss Pills, Don’t Send Them to Landfills

April 16, 2014

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Unused medications pose a threat. For abuse and to the environment.

That’s why the DEA created National Drug Take-Back Day, which is April 26, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm. During this time you can visit a collection site to hand over your unused medications with the knowledge that they will be destroyed ethically.

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