Category: Health & Wellness

how healthy eating can help you sleep
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Part of the HOME, HEALTH & YOU Series If you’ve been wondering how healthy eating can help you sleep better, I have some great news for you. It can! And, if you’re anything like me, sleep seems to elude me more often as I age. Nutrition isn’t just important to your diet and fitness. It can also make a huge impact on your sleep, and, ultimately, your overall health. In fact, your choice at the

learning to take care of ourselves in midlife
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We all know what ‘halftime’ means in sports. The first half of the game has been played; the second half of the game is upcoming. It’s smack in the middle. Some call us the sandwich generation. It is not so different for us as women in midlife. We can look back on our past and see so many memories and experiences through the years. Our children are probably grown, or getting to that point in

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Do you sometimes feel like a  yo-yo dieter, going up and down with healthy eating? You know that you should maintain a healthy diet as often as possible, but there are just too many “tasty and delicious foods” tempting you to make some bad decisions. Fun and tasty….but bad! Even though you manage a few good days or weeks eating plenty of whole foods and fresh veggies, you end up falling off the wagon and

healthier eating options with 5 little swaps
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5 little swaps for a healthier you, because small changes in our lifestyle and nutrition can make a big long-term difference! It’s probably a fair statement that we want to be happy and healthy. And,as we age, our body needs additional love and attention to help us enjoy life. So it usually comes down to our diet…what we eat. Some healthier, albeit occasionally painful, adjustments are in order. But take heart.  You don’t have to

how to find a healthy restaurant
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Part of the HOME, HEALTH & YOU Series When you’re deciding where to go out to eat, do you think about how to find a healthy restaurant? If you’re putting effort into maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the answer will most likely be ‘yes’, at least most of the time! Some might say that if you’re going to eat at a restaurant, there’s no point trying to be healthy. But sometimes you want, or even need