September 16, 2014

Lose that Lack of Motivation This Week

Mia Hamm, soccer player, Olympic and World Cup Champion. Michael Phelps, swimmer, Olympic gold medalist. Gabby Douglas, gymnast, only woman to win both the individual all-around and team gold medals. You.

What do all of these people have in common?

It may strike you as unlikely, because many of us do not think of ourselves as having much in common with superstar athletes. However, there may be more similarities than you think.

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September 12, 2014

Skinny Recipe: Late Summer Zucchini Salad

Summer is winding down and those delicious summer veggies are making their last showing at the farmers markets. Use up the last of the zucchini with this hearty side salad. Marinated zucchini, onions, and radishes are served over your favorite greens for a refreshing salad with texture and appeal. The best part is there’s only 3 grams of fat per serving.

Serve with grilled chicken and watermelon for dessert. Enjoy the last warm nights of summer!

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September 10, 2014

Quick Tip: Fill Up on Veggies

Fill two-thirds of your plate with vegetables, beans, fruit, and moderate amounts of healthy whole grains. Limit meat and other animal foods to one-third of your plate or less.

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September 9, 2014

How Parents Can Help in the Fight against Childhood Obesity

A growing concern in today’s society is the prevalence of childhood obesity, a problem that may be even bigger than previously speculated. Recent reports from the American College of Sports Medicine indicate that the already staggering numbers of childhood obesity are actually underreported.

Parents are a crucial element in fighting the battle against this problem, as they are the ones who help children develop eating and exercise habits for life. Here are some steps you can take to fight against childhood obesity.

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