July 16, 2014

Quick Tip: Be Sodium Smart

When dining out, keep an eye on high-sodium foods. Sneaky sodium sources include anything that’s pickled, smoked or served in a broth or “au jus.” Cocktail, soy, and teriyaki sauces are also packed with sodium.

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July 15, 2014

Six Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat Safely

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Summer is a great time to get outside and exercise in sunny weather and escape the doldrums of the gym. While getting outside to shake up your fitness regime is amazing, it is important to remember these six tips for exercising in the summer heat safely:

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July 11, 2014

Six Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer Picnic

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July is a fantastic time of year for combing two of my favorite activities – enjoying the outdoors and… EATING!

It should come as no surprise that in the United States, July is National Hot Dog Month, National Blueberry Month, National Grilling Month and, of course, National Ice Cream Month. When you combine 4th of July celebrations plus the warm weather, you’ve got a month full of eating outdoors. But, warm summer temperatures can make eating out in nature a bit more risky. Here are some simple tips that you can use to enjoy your picnic without worry.

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July 10, 2014

Skinny Recipe: Tropical Milk Shake

The weather is only getting getting hotter and so the drinks in my house are only getting colder. This is my go-to recipe when I need a vacation, but can’t get away for more than a few minutes. It’s fast and easy so I can hit the tropics in no time and daydream about sand and sun until it’s a reality!

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Photo courtesy Flickr user CurryStrumpet

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