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Put Down Your Sugary Drink!

  It’s no secret that sugary drinks are highly marketed towards children through flashy commercials, billboards, magazine ads and many other tactics to get the little ones on board. The lifestyle that is portrayed through these advertisements is very attractive to impressionable kids and they believe that by picking up one of these drinks they …

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The Great Debate: Butter Vs. Margarine

The great debate between margarine versus butter has been a slippery subject for years. Some claim that margarine is better than butter but others claim that you can’t get better than the original, aka butter. So what is truly better and the most important question, what is healthier for you? Butter is a dairy product …

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The Demonization of Scales

The scale has gotten such a bad rap over the years by many. Whether people are scared of knowing the real number as to how much they truly weigh or those who feel that it’s better to track progress through how you feel rather than what the number on the scale says…it’s tricky to change …

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Famous FOOD Art

There are so many iconic pieces of art that feature food. Here are just a couple of our favorites: Campbell Soup Can (Tomato) by Andy Warhol A-1 Sauce by Ralph Goings Cloud Gate (The Bean) by Anish Kapoor Still Life with Apples by Paul Cezanne The Son of Man by Rene Margritte Spoonbridge and Cherry by …

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Obesity in Pets

While we are all focused on our own weight loss journeys, we may be looking past the health of members of our family that are just as important to us, our pets. Obesity is something that happens in pets as well, not just people. According to the CNN article, Obesity Epidemic Strikes U.S. Pets, here, …

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How Much Does the Stanley Cup Weigh?!

The National Hockey Association began awarding the treasured trophy in 1910. In 1926, it became the symbol of supremacy for the National Hockey League. Every professional hockey player’s dream is to raise the Stanley Cup above their head after being named the NHL Champions just as the recent champs,  Chicago Blackhawks. Just how much effort …

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Diets Vs. Lifestyle Changes

Those of us that have been on a diet know that it can be an uphill battle ending in results that either work or don’t. Struggling with limiting what you put into your mouth for an extended period of time can be infuriating and you might not even see weight loss occur. Weight loss coaches …

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What in the World is Gluten?

Gluten has received a mass amount of attention in recent years and much of that has been negative. If you go and look at any food label, you will notice many with bold words, in all capitals, “GLUTEN FREE!” Sure, that sounds great because you want to eat as healthy as possible but what even …

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Urban & Rooftop Farming Growing in Popularity

Photo credit: www.outnext.com/on/2008/08/rooftop-gardens.html Farming has been a way of life for man since the beginning. Harvesting and growing one’s own food has always been a necessary resource for man and has been a decent and honorable profession for millions of people. In today’s day and age, it seems that needs have moved away from buying …

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Facts About Cholesterol

In today’s society that can sometimes be overly conscious of health and wellness, there are myths and false information floating around regarding what is considered healthy and what isn’t. When it comes to nutrients, confusion as to what actually is good and bad for you can be manipulated and we’ve found that cholesterol is often …

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