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Lochte Ditches Fast Food to Go for Gold

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This weekend at the London Olympics, athletes from around the globe will compete for the ultimate prize – a gold medal.  Some will be at the games for the first time, while others, like Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, are returning to win more medals, and maybe even knock a certain rival off the top of […]

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Breakfast of Champions!

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Breakfast foods that boost focus, attention, mood, and provide lasting energy – to avoid the “Seven Dwarf Syndrome” at school. “Presence is more than just being there.” – Malcom S. Forbes Just being seated at their desk is not enough, kids need to be ready to focus, pay attention, and really connect to the material.  […]

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Building Strong Bones in Kids

Why Osteoporosis Prevention Should Start in Childhood   Most people don’t think we need to worry about osteoporosis until “middle age.” I certainly didn’t worry about my kids’ bones – until my 7 year old got a buckle fracture on her arm this past spring from a fall onto grass in the backyard. It didn’t […]

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Ch, ch, ch Chia for Lowering Cholesterol

Lower Cholesterol Naturally – with Chia! People with high cholesterol looking for an all-natural way to lower their numbers might want to consider taking 2 tablespoons of chia seed each day.  Exactly how can one food significantly lower cholesterol and heart disease risk? ONE: Soluble Fiber Chia is covered in a very unique soluble fiber. […]

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Eat Your Sunscreen!

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Foods that Boost the SPF of Your Skin Eating the right foods can help us improve our skin from the inside out – even boosting the natural SPF of our skin! Foods that are rich in antioxidants, phytonutrients and omega-3s can help to provide an added layer of protection for the skin from UV damage, […]

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