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Photo: bluepics, Flickr Creative Commons Sitting for 40 hours a week isn’t something most people choose. Often times, the culprit is a desk job: eight hours in front of a computer screen, day in and day out. No matter how rewarding, desk jobs take a toll on wellness over the long term. The fact of…

Year after year, “lose weight” tops the list of New Year’s Resolutions for most Americans. Yet, after only six weeks, 80% of them will have given up on their goal. Anyone who has tried diet and exercise routines knows that losing weight – and keeping it off – is hard. Statistics show that nearly all…

Photo: Johnny, Flickr Creative Commons As the old carol goes, “Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat” – and no one wants to be the goose! Between Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas cookies, eggnog, and New Year’s champagne toasts, it can be easy to put healthy eating on the back burner. Not only does this lead…

Photo: Trailnet, Flickr Creative Commons Cooler weather is on the way, a welcome relief from the summer’s heat and humidity. Fall is the perfect time of year to get outside for fresh air and exercise. While it is well known that exercise is good for your health, walking is an easy activity that can be…

Photo: Rebecca Siegel Flickr Creative Commons These days, many foods are marketed as healthy, despite the fact that they don’t pack much of a punch when it comes to nutrient density. Some of these “health foods” are, indeed, better than chowing down on doughnuts and fries, but they aren’t nearly as good for you as…

Photo credit: Miguel Pires da Rosa Flickr Creative Commons Habits are a natural part of life. Research estimates that around 40 percent of our actions are habits: You don’t think about shutting a door behind you or scratching an itch. From an evolutionary standpoint, habits make sense. If we had to think about every little…

Wintertime can be wonderful. There’s the holiday season, full of parties and ridiculous sweaters. There’s the magic of the season’s first snowfall. There are also mugs of hot cocoa, the year’s most exciting sports, and the amazing smell of a fire burning in the hearth. Unfortunately, for many, wintertime also tends to deliver a few…

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