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Kickstart Spring with a Healthy Recipe

March 29th, 2017

By Jocelyn Weiss, PhD, MPH Cranberry Quinoa Taco Wraps One of my personal favorite ways to eat sandwiches without bread is to create wraps using cabbage, lettuce, chard or collard greens. By using greens as wraps, you can avoid gluten (a potential allergen) and minimize the sugar surges associated with high carbohydrate, low fiber meals. They are easy, fast and make ...

Informed Mindfulness

March 22nd, 2017

Informed Mindfulness What is informed mindfulness? Cultivating awareness allows people to be present in the moment. This awareness, while beneficial, is only the first step in setting and attaining health goals. Often, additional knowledge and information is needed to be successful. Dr. Adam Perlman shares his thoughts on this concept and how it can be applied to achieving your health goals. Learn more ...

3 Minute Conscious Breathing Practice

March 15th, 2017

By Linda Smith, PA, MS Conscious Breathing Conscious breathing is one of the most effective stress reducers. In our culture, we tend to breathe high in the chest and not use the full space of the lungs. Conscious breathing will change your normal shallow breathing to more relaxed and full breathing. It also involves learning to properly use your abdomen ...

Cultivating Kindness

March 9th, 2017

5 Tips for Getting Into Shape Without Getting Injured

March 8th, 2017

By Elizabeth Bechard, BA, RYT I hadn’t gone for a run in nearly 18 months, the amount of time it took to get through a challenging pregnancy and survive most of the first year of parenting twins. Between the drastic changes in my body and the extreme sleep deprivation that comes with early parenthood, I just hadn’t wanted to ...

Changing From Within

March 3rd, 2017

Spring Cleaning Begins with the Diet

March 1st, 2017

By Joanne Gardner, MS, RDN, LDN Spring prompts many of us to consider a seasonal clean-eating effort to rewind from the indulgences of the Fall and Winter. These eight steps can help to guide you through your own Spring cleanse: Start with your pantry Toss out foods that are stale or have sat untouched for too long. What about discarding some ...

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