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Can 10-Minute Workouts Really Improve Your Health?

You know regular exercise can help your health, help you lose or maintain your weight, and help your mood, but it’s often hard to find the time. Many people struggle to balance a sedentary job, long work hours, family, and daily chores like cooking and cleaning. Adding regular exercise to…
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November 13, 2020

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Adopt These 3 Habits to Help Prevent Diabetes

Are you concerned about your blood sugar levels? Perhaps your doctor has talked to you about prediabetes or diabetes, or you have a family history of this chronic disease.  Unfortunately, diabetes—particularly type 2 diabetes—is a common chronic illness in the United States. Approximately 34 million Americans have diabetes, and 88…
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November 13, 2020

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How Does Social Support Affect Your Health?

Reaching out to your family or a friend can help you feel connected to others, provide help when struggling with a problem, or support when feeling down. Sharing your thoughts and feelings with someone you trust can help you feel better, even if they don’t have a solution to your…
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November 13, 2020

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How to Prevent Chronic Illness with Small Lifestyle Changes

How do you want to live? Perhaps, you long to play with your children or grandchildren without getting winded. Maybe you hope to enjoy activities like biking, gardening, swimming, or hiking or simply want to feel energized throughout your day. Unfortunately, 6 in 10 American adults struggle with chronic illnesses…
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November 13, 2020

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3 Simple Habits to Help You Lose Weight

You know the basics of losing weight: eat nutritious foods, exercise regularly, and consume fewer calories than you use. It seems so simple. Yet for most people losing weight (and keeping it off) is a struggle. Fortunately, various strategies, tools, and techniques are available to help you reach your weight…
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November 13, 2020

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How Do You Stop Regaining Weight?

You made a goals and successfully the lost weight. However, perhaps recently, you’ve noticed your clothes are fitting a little tighter than you’d like or the number on your scale keeps creeping up.  Maintaining your weight loss can be challenging. Regaining weight that you’ve previously lost can feel frustrating and…
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November 13, 2020

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How to Stop Giving in to Food Cravings

Do you finish dinner only to find yourself craving a sweet dessert? Maybe, you crave potato chips when you’re stressed, even though you’re not particularly hungry. You’re not alone. Eating isn’t always about feeling hungry. Food cravings, or an intense, uncontrollable desire for a specific type of food, are common.…
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November 13, 2020

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Bored with Your Workout? Try These 5 Tips!

Are you struggling to exercise regularly? Perhaps you dread going to the gym, or you don’t like at home workout videos. Maybe, you’ve never really enjoyed exercising and just find it boring. You’re not alone. Some research suggests that genetic factors may cause some people to respond differently to exercise.…
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November 13, 2020

How to Manage Setbacks So You Stay Motivated

Have you ever given up on a health goal when you find yourself slipping back into old habits and routines? You’re not alone. Creating new habits and routines takes time, especially when it comes to health. You’re changing your behaviors, beliefs, and mindset about your health and what that means…
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November 13, 2020

How to Change Your Mindset to Improve Your Health

We all have thoughts that we tell ourselves throughout the day. Some of these thoughts are helpful and keep us on track, like when we encourage ourselves or acknowledge something we did well. Yet, when we make a mistake, we can end up in a cycle of negative thinking. We…
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November 13, 2020

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How to Stop Feeling Stuck with Your Health Goals

Do you feel stuck with your health goals? Maybe you’ve set a goal to eat healthier or exercise more, but you don’t feel like you’re making progress. This feeling of being stuck or in a rut can happen to everyone. However, if it persists, it can lead to self-doubts and…
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November 13, 2020

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5 Ways to Conquer Food Temptations

Staying on track with your eating goals is challenging when temptations surround you. Food temptations can crop up anywhere from your office, the grocery store, your home, or a homemade treat from a family member. It’s common to feel overwhelmed or out of control when faced with foods you love…
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November 13, 2020

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These 5 Small Eating Changes Add Up to Big Results

When people consider eating healthier, they often believe they have to give up the foods they love. They envision meals of salads, plain foods, and lean meats with nothing added to them. Just the thought of trying to live the rest of your life eating bland foods every single day…
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November 13, 2020

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How to Get Exercise Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

Life can get hectic, and some days, you simply don’t feel like working out. This feeling happens to everyone sometimes, even personal trainers. That said, if you haven’t fully established your exercise habit and turned it into a routine, feeling unmotivated to workout on one day can quickly snowball into…
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November 13, 2020

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5 Simple Food Swaps to Improve Your Health

The foods you eat are an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated or tasteless. You can eat the foods and meals you enjoy with some minor changes. You can also create quick delicious meals that fit your lifestyle. When it comes to…
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November 13, 2020