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The Magic of 20 Minutes of Exercise

We’ve got some especially good news if you’re stuck in a chair all day for work (or if you just really, really like TV).

By Lara DeSanto
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Do Workplace Wellness Programs Really Work?

If your employer is pushing you to eat better and exercise more, you’re not alone — workplace wellness programs are hugely popular these days. But a new study aimed to determine whether they’re actually worthwhile.

By Lara DeSanto
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Get Out of Your Chair for Just 30 Minutes and You May Live Longer

Physically inactive adults who replace 30 minutes of sitting each day with physical activity showed a nearly 50 percent reduction in premature death risk.

By Diane Domina
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Ancient Exercise for Modern Health

Despite its focus on breath and gentle movement, Qigong promotes a surprising amount of strength.

By Dorian Martin
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How to (Safely) Lose Weight by Changing Your Meal Plan

Losing weight is one of the most difficult things to do because it requires discipline and consistency. Here are some simple tips that you can incorporate into your daily meal plan that can help you lose weight in a healthy manner and keep it off for ...

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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14 Ways to Get Moving At Work

Sitting at a desk all day can wreak havoc on our health - so get moving around the office!

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
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Study: 1 in 4 Americans Totally Inactive

How have you done on your New Year’s resolutions? How about making a resolution for 2015 (even though we’re a quarter of the way done with this year)? If you do want to recommit to a goal, I’d encourage you to find ways to get more physically active ...

By Dorian Martin
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Ways to Prevent Constipation

Try these easy tips to get your system moving again.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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Realistic Goals for the New Year

If you’re like most people, you’ve created a few New Year’s resolutions for yourself. Yet some people create resolutions that are difficult to achieve, such as getting back to their high school weight. Here are some suggestions to start off your New ...

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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Value-based Time Management: Key to Peace and Happiness

Most of the time I write about health and wellness in relation to specific dietary guidelines and/or spirituality based practices and ways of being that can support internal growth and happiness. Today however, I’d like to talk about something new th...

By Kara Bauer