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McDonalds Happy Meals To Get Healthier

I know that you may not agree, but I think this is crazy.  My problem is, where does it stop?  Who is responsible for keeping our kids healthy...

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Britain May Increase Recommendations for Healthy Alcohol Consumption

The Commons Science and Technology Committee in the United Kingdom is considering increasing its guidelines for healthy alcohol consumption, which currently state men shouldn’t routinely drink more than four units of alcohol a day — about two pints of beer — and women should limit themselves to three units — a large glass of wine.

Doctors have cast doubts on the recommendations, put in place by the Royal College of Physicians in 1987.

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Get Your Running Game on Track

I am running the Drop and Trot 5K and it's only two months away! If you want to join me, here are some good tips for getting started!  ~Erin

Whether you're taking your first steps as a runner or trying to improve your speed, a track can be a safe, convenient place to run. There are no cars to contend with, many tracks are lighted, the synthetic surface cushions your joints, and the measured distance makes it easy to monitor your pace. But beginners often steer clear of running on the local oval because they're intimidated—unsure of the rules and etiquette. Here's all you need to know to run in circles safely.

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Dr. Says Parents Of Obese Children Should Lose Custody

An obesity specialist argued in an opinion piece in yesterday's Journal of the American Medical Association that parents should temporarily lose custody of extremeley obese children to foster care for not controlling their weight...

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Red Wine May Have Similar Health Benefits As Exercise

HA!  Finally some good news about ways to be healthy - pass the wine!!!  ~Erin

If you’ve been knocking yourself out at the gym lately, you may not want to read this.

A new study suggests that knocking back a glass of red wine could have similar health benefits to that of working out, in terms of maintaining muscle mass and bone strength.

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Are You On A Diet?

I don't diet.  I try to make it a way of life.  Every once in a while I will have a day like yesterday.  Will a food confession make me feel better...

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Scented Candles Could Kill You

Research has shown some scented candles produce smoke laced with almost as many toxins as those produced by cigarettes, according to Telegraph...

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How To Apply Self Tanner Correctly

 

I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July weekend!  I noticed that I am starting to use more sunblock.  This is a big change from the days when I used baby oil, so I could get lots of color in a little bit of time.

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PGA Tour Pro Sean O’Hair’s Errant Golf Shot May Have Fan’s Saved Life

Chris Logan wasn’t feeling so lucky when he was struck in the temple by an errant shot from pro golfer Sean O’Hair as he watched the AT&T National at Aronimink Golf Club last Fourth of July.

The West Chester, Pennsylvania man wasn’t seriously injured by the blow, but was checked for a concussion as a precaution. And that’s when this tale takes a fortunate turn.

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Week 3 At The Gym In One Word – SUCK

Boo on week 3.  To give you a little catch up, I was in the silly car wreck that has really been difficult for me to recover from.  I am at the point where now I am working out a little 6 days a week, and I really struggle getting through the plan most days.  I know I am making progress, especially in the repair of my back and neck ligaments, but its a very difficult process to go through.  Week 3 absolutely sucked.  I got an F, my body got and F, it was one ginormous boo.

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Men’s Health – Kenny Chesney Named Fittest In Country Music

How many push ups can you do in 10 minutes?  Kenny does 300!  Check out the story from Men's Health Magazine online about why Kenny was named the fittest in country music.

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We Are Eating More Calories – Find Out Why

I have been working out and kind of counting calories, and found this interesting.

According to the Daily Mail, researchers at the University of North Carolina found that the average American eats 570 more calories a day than they did in 1977...

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