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What are you doing with your 164 hours?

We all get the same 168 hours every week. Assuming you work out four times per week for an hour, it leaves you with 164 hours. Are you using those hours dedicated to becoming healthier? Or are you making decisions that take you in the opposite direction?  Do you go

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You are more of an expert on nutrition than you think!

Sometimes, we make nutrition more complicated than it is – GMO this, gluten-free that, and organic everything blah blah blah. First, let’s start with the basics, and go from there. I believe that you are all experts on nutrition and I am going to prove it right now with three questions: What

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Linda’s Nutrition Tips: Joe P’s Famous Turkey Chili

As we’re all trying to be healthy right now, it’s a good idea to keep up and improve our healthy nutrition practices.  Protein can help with repair and recovery. Colorful fruits and vegetables can provide beneficial nutrients. Eating plenty of fiber from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans/legumes can keep your

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The Ugly Truth About Gyms

The science is clear, we all know that we need to exercise. So why doesn’t everyone do it? Is it because… Gyms are crowded? You don’t know what to do when you get there? You don’t like to sweat? You don’t want to get hurt? You’re not motivated?  You don’t

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Lentils are delicious and nutritious!

I love soups in the winter. They are comforting, can be very nutritious, and are good for multiple meals which means less cooking for you! One of my favorite soups is lentil soup. It covers all the bases! Lentils are very nutritious. They contain generous amounts of protein, slow-digesting carbohydrates,

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Linda’s Nutrition Tips: Brussel Sprouts

Did you know that some vegetables contain a decent amount of protein? I know! I was a little surprised myself. One such example is one of my favorite fall/winter vegetables, the brussels sprout. In fact, one cup of brussels sprouts contains about 3 grams of protein, almost the same amount as in

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Linda’s Nutrition Tips: Collard Greens

So, we’re all trying to eat more vegetables. Ever try collard greens? They’re another nutritional knock-out! In Georgia, where my sister-in-law lives, collards are eaten on New Year’s Day for financial prosperity! She shared this easy, healthy, and really delicious recipe with me. Click for recipe Collards are available year-round

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. It has been celebrated every year since President Lyndon Johnson declared it for the first time in 1964, to bring awareness to the battle against heart disease, statistically, the number one killer in this country. Here are some statistics from the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular

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52 Weeks

Stop for a moment, close your eyes, and envision what you want to look and feel like one year from today.  If that vision is how you look and feel now then congratulations; you probably eat well, exercise, go to the doctor on a regular basis, and live a healthy

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Keep Calm and Be Kind

I was making small talk with a gentleman in front of me on the supermarket check-out line. At one point, I said, “Maybe this whole thing will make us a kinder, gentler nation.” Without pausing, he answered in classic Jersey style and said, “I doubt it.” We both laughed. Life

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