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by / on December 15, 2020 at 9:00 pm / in Wellness

Physical Wellness

It’s possible that you started the year off with big hopes of eating healthy and going to the gym – only for them to be dashed by the shutdown due to the pandemic. It’s also possible that you are one of those people that always has an excuse as to why you aren’t working on your health (don’t have the […]

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by / on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm / in Wellness

Get Your Garden On

When it comes to growing and gardening many seem to think they lack that certain something to be good with plants or that they need a sprawling property to cultivate a garden. Please throw those misconceptions aside. A sunlit windowsill, balcony, patio, porch, or yard can all help you bring some life and healthy goodness into your world, improve your […]

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by / on May 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm / in Health

Stress Less and Start Living: The Sleep-Stress Cycle, Part 4

Did you know you should be getting seven to nine hours of quality sleep each night for optimal health? Yet 35.2% of American adults aren’t getting enough sleep and 33% report symptoms of insomnia – difficulty falling or staying asleep – every night. And that’s on a good day! With us all cooped up and restless due to the pandemic, […]

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by / on July 26, 2019 at 10:07 am / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 3

This is the 3rd installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. The funny thing is I really thought exercise was going to be my downfall on this journey. For the most part I don’t eat that poorly and I’ve known for a long time that my diabetes care needed work so I was […]

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by / on April 20, 2019 at 6:41 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 2

This is the 2nd installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. One of the first things you learn about when you’re diagnosed with diabetes is carbohydrate counting. You learn that sugar is counted in the carbohydrates, a factor that determines how much insulin you administer, and most nutritionists will tell you to avoid […]

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by / on March 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 1

A commentary by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo Every year I look back on what I’ve accomplished and what I could work on in the coming one and create a list. 2018 for me, was not a particularly wonderful year so the “what I could work on” part of the list seemed a lot longer than usual. Instead of feeling defeated […]

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 5:16 pm / in Health

Tips for Healthy Living: How to Perform at Your Best!

A commentary by Ashley Wirth (assistant to Dr. Gregg Baron) Don’t you want to feel your best each and every day? Have peak performance in every aspect of your life? Then here are a few tips for achieving just that. Eat a healthy and complete breakfast: Egg whites, spinach, dried cranberries, walnuts, and broccoli in a brown rice wrap makes […]

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by / on August 6, 2014 at 1:05 pm / in Wellness

Exercise Improves Brain Power

Aerobic exercise doesn’t just build muscle, it also builds mass in key brain areas and improves cognitive performance, according to Art Kramer of the University of Illinois. Kramer presented the results of his research into the relationship between physical fitness and cognition at the 2013 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. “Populations throughout the […]

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