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by / on July 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm / in Steve's Library

Interesting Nutritional Facts – The Potato

From the library of Steve Morris, Founder & Chairman, EXIT Realty Corp. International  Did you know? “An average-size baked white potato weighs around 8 ounces. Since a white potato is approximately 35 percent carbohydrate, that calculates to about 80 grams of carbohydrate with a very high Glycemic Index (GI) of 95.If you want to compare the potato’s blood-sugar-stimulating effect relative […]

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by / on July 7, 2015 at 2:30 pm / in Health

The Many Faces of Coconut

People have been told to stay away from saturated fats, however not all saturated fats are created equal. Medium chain saturated fats like the ones found in coconut have a wide range of health benefits that are just beginning to be recognized in the mainstream media. The following is a list of the many faces of coconut guaranteed to put […]

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by / on June 29, 2015 at 3:23 pm / in Lifestyle

Daily Health and Wellness Tips – Your July Calendar

Easy to try, daily health and wellness tips for July! Click here for printable version of this month’s calendar

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by / on June 24, 2015 at 9:30 am / in Health

Healthy Summertime Living – Part 2

With an abundance of the best of what nature has to offer, summertime is the right time pay attention to your healthy lifestyle. Here are some more tips from Dr. Gregg for great summertime living. 6. Create some fun in the sun The brain is loaded with vitamin D receptors and we now know that vitamin D plays a critical […]

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by / on June 10, 2015 at 8:30 am / in Health

Healthy Summertime Living – Part 1

With an abundance of the best of what nature has to offer, summertime is the right time pay attention to your healthy lifestyle. 1. Pay attention to the skinny on fats The type of fat you consume has an enormous impact on the structure, function, and health of your brain. Get in optimal amounts of omega-3 fats by consuming three […]

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by / on May 15, 2015 at 3:45 pm / in Health

The Rainbow Connection

Why your plate should be a spectrum of rich and varied hues: Excerpt from an article by Wendy Schmid, Q by Equinox We’re naturally drawn to colorful things. Shiny cars, vivid sunsets, the Pantone color of the year (cheers to Radiant Orchid for 2014). Nutrition pros recommend extending that shade appreciation to your diet as well, because one of the […]

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by / on April 23, 2015 at 7:36 pm / in Health

Drink More Green Tea!

Adding green tea to your diet may help to: •    Lower cholesterol •    Prevent cardiovascular disease •    Prevent cancer •    Improve blood flow The secret of green tea lies in the fact it is rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). EGCG is a powerful anti-oxidant.  Besides inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, it can kill them without harming […]

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by / on April 8, 2015 at 8:45 am / in Wellness

Focus on Sleep

To ensure that you’re doing all that you can to maximize high-quality, restful sleep, following are some tips for counting sheep like a rock star: Maintain regular sleep habits: Experts in sleep medicine like to call this “sleep hygiene”, the ways in which we ensure refreshing sleep night after night. Go to bed and get up roughly the same time […]

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by / on March 31, 2015 at 12:00 pm / in Health

Walnuts: A Superfood

Walnuts are small yet pack a punch when it comes to health benefits. Most people tend to say that nuts are too fattening for them to eat. While, yes, nuts can be fattening, they are an important staple to any diet. Limiting the amount of nuts that are eaten is the most effective way to gain from the benefits. Fact: […]

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by / on March 25, 2015 at 8:30 am / in Wellness

Spring into Business!

Spring is a time to review, renew and revive as we get our business in shape for the rest of the year. Our on-site wellness workshops (offered via DREAM Wellness in New York) typically encourage employees to shape up but who is ensuring that our organizations’ wellness programs are in tip top shape? Will the wellness program of your organization […]

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