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MOVE EVERY DAY!

Both aerobic and strengthening activities are beneficial to overall good health. Aerobic activities speed your heart rate and breathing as they help improve heart and lung fitness. Aerobic activities will also help reduce anxiety and depression. Strengthening activities will help … Continue reading

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HEME AND NON-HEME IRON

Iron is an essential nutrient, as it is part of the hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood. There are two types of iron found in food which is absorbed by the body; heme and non-heme. Heme is found in … Continue reading

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IRON – Cauliflower & Clams in Parsley Broth

Cauliflower & Clams in Parsley Broth Eat clams! Three ounces of the shellfish provide 24 mg of iron. According to the cdc women ages 51+ need 8 mg of iron per day. Clams are also high in potassium and B12. … Continue reading

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EAT YOUR SPINACH!

Try out these delicious spinach recipes from the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/08/magazine/spinach-is-a-dish-best-served-cooked.html?_r=1  Spinach is one vegetable best served cooked!

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Functions of Water in the Human Body

A clear visual from the Mayo Clinic on how important water is for many functions in the body. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM00594

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Water

Water is a very important component of good nutrition and keeping one’s body healthy. Without water, none of the chemical reactions necessary for life would be able to occur. Water is the massively important to our health and well being. … Continue reading

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SPRING!!!

Celebrate!! Do something for yourself this spring and form an exercise group! 1. Gather some friends who want to increase flexibility, become stronger and develop more stamina. 2. Decide on a time and a place; your house or the house … Continue reading

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Exercise Goal – fat loss

Weight loss = eating less + exercise Fat Loss

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MOTIVATION

Strive for progress, not perfection. -Unknown Move more today than you did yesterday…

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MARCH

march, frolic, skip, jump, hop, run, laugh, climb, bounce, pedal, breathe, hike, hula hoop…..spring is in the air. move every day and feel great!

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