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Jenn Hand

Convinced That Everything Would Be Better if You Were Skinnier?

Jenn Hand | November 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
You don't need to be thinner to enjoy a sunset, to bask in the warmth of summer nights, to have a good laugh with your best friend, and to take a peaceful walk in nature. See if you can tap into your happiness now. Not 20 pounds from now.
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

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Beware the Scale: Learn the Right Way to Weigh

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | November 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
When trying to follow a weight-loss plan, the scale can be your worst enemy. It's a tricky device in tracking weight loss. These numbers don't reflect your accurate weight or your last meal.
Taylor Trudon

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I Went to a Taylor Swift-Themed SoulCycle Class and We Need to Talk About It

Taylor Trudon | November 26, 2014 | Women
I give it my all, pedaling as hard as I can. My legs burn. I am Karlie Kloss. I am a supermodel. I am a Victoria's Secret Angel and I HAVE WINGS DAMMIT.
The Active Times

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The World's Best Marathons

The Active Times | November 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
A great course with scenic views certainly adds value to an event. And when that course is lined with hordes of enthusiastic fans cheering you on, well that's definitely a big plus, too.
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

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Here's How to Splurge on Thanksgiving Without the Fat, Sugar and Sodium

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | November 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
Thanksgiving is one of the most wonderful holiday's ever! It's all about family, great food, and giving thanks. This year, why not toast the holiday season by improving your health!
SELF

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6 Alternative Flours for Gluten-Free Baking

SELF | November 24, 2014 | Healthy Living
The holidays are right around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about what kinds of treats to bake this year. But if you have celiac disease or a wheat allergy, you have to pay a little closer attention to what ingredients you use. When regular all-purpose flour isn't an option, try these six alternatives for gluten-free baking.
Jennifer Hellickson

7 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

Jennifer Hellickson | November 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
Without a doubt, the easiest way to avoid a crash after the post-race high is to pick a new goal. Decide what you want to tackle next -- whether it's getting faster, going further, being more consistent with your training, trying complimentary workouts, or maybe even setting your sights on a different sport altogether -- and put a plan together for how you'll go about achieving it.
Chris Freytag

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11 Unique Ways to Enjoy the Holidays Without Weight Gain

Chris Freytag | November 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
You don't have to feel like an outsider this holiday season. Join the party and live full out. Just make sure you devote more time to your health than you do to your indulgences and then you can start your New Year without any guilt for how you ended this year.
Robert Reames

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Top 8 Reasons You Need to Build, Develop and Maintain Muscle

Robert Reames | November 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
Building and maintenance of lean muscle will boost metabolism, or what I call "the engine of life." More muscle means more energy, is expended both during a workout and throughout the course of your day.
Darah Zeledon

Careful Telling a Survivor Suicide Is 'Preventable'

Darah Zeledon | November 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
Suicide sucks. And all the propaganda about it being preventable, which it is, rubs salt in the wounds for us survivors who've lost a loved one.
John Rowley

This Winter, Start Small and Be Consistent

John Rowley | November 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
I've found that the most successful approach to a fitness program is to start by thinking, "What's the one thing that I can do today that will improve my health?"
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

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Give Thanks for Your Eyes: 7 Amazing Facts

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | November 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
As humans, we're extremely visual creatures, so as you look upon the joyous gathering of friends and family prior to feasting, consider taking a moment to give thanks for your healthy eyesight as well.
Kellyann Petrucci

If Your Child Is Diabetic... Will You Know?

Kellyann Petrucci | November 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
I know I've said all these things at one time or another. But here's the thing: If you're saying them all the time, there's a chance that your child isn't simply being demanding, irritable, or lazy. Instead, your child may be displaying symptoms of diabetes.
Julie Chen, M.D.

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Turkey With Olives And Tzatziki? Why A Mediterranean Thanksgiving Can Improve Your Health

Julie Chen, M.D. | November 21, 2014 | Healthy Living
When the Mediterranean diet began making the rounds in the health and diet world, it immediately caught my attention. Could a traditional diet increase vitality, health, and lower the risk of heart disease or other medical conditions? Do we now have a reason to eat more Greek salads, olives and hummus?
Robin Koval

On This Great American Smokeout: Let's Finish It

Robin Koval | November 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
While products like e-cigarettes may offer current adult smokers a path to quit, nicotine consumption has no place in the lives of young people.
Alan Christianson

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The Top 3 Myths of Adrenal Fatigue

Alan Christianson | November 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
Today, people talk freely about their adrenal glands being shot or fatigued, and there is growing industry of supplements called adrenal tonics. Meanwhile, conventional doctors claim there is no such thing as adrenal fatigue.
Amanda L. Graham, PhD

Top 10 Steps to Quit Smoking

Amanda L. Graham, PhD | November 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
Nicotine addiction is a tough battle and often takes multiple quit attempts until you finally quit for good. In observance of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, which takes place today, here are the top 10 steps you can take to quit.
Jean-Paul Bedard

Running Can Change Your Life... If You Let It

Jean-Paul Bedard | November 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
It's not surprising that people often ask me why I run so much, but more often than that they ask, "What are you running away from?" Whenever I hear that, I smile because I don't think I'm running away from anything. In fact, I'm running towards something -- a better "me."
Bernadette Farrell

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The Best Anti-Aging Treatment in the World

Bernadette Farrell | November 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
It's been shown that getting a good night's sleep doesn't just make you feel good on the inside, it also makes you look good on the outside.
Seporah Raizer

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Cancer Messed With the Wrong B*tch: Show Me the Money

Seporah Raizer | November 20, 2014 | Healthy Living
It's shrinking the cancer, but it's also shrinking my sense of who I am and definitely who I used to be. I was very active before cancer, and now I need to rest after going to the grocery store.
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