Nutrition and Weight Loss

January 3, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity is an established risk factor for numerous chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular/ cronary heart disease, and some forms of cancer, which is believed to start from childhood. Childhood obesity is defined as an excess of body fat — 25 percent in boys and 32 percent in girls.

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Building Your Powerhouse with Pilates

January 2, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Are you bugged by muscle aches lately? Have you been experiencing back pains all the time? Muscle aches and constant back pains could be signs of muscles cramping up due to fatigue and stress. If you’ve had enough of these, we suggest you try a peaceful way of slowly, but effectively, ridding yourself of unwanted stress: Pilates.

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South Western Chicken Salad

January 1, 2012 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

A light salad using leftover roast or grilled chicken topped with a savory black bean sauce and a light dressing.  If avocadoes are in season, it would be a welcome addition as well.

Yield: 4 portions

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Shrimp Cobb

January 1, 2012 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Green salads offer so many different variations it is hard to limit the ingredients to use.  In this shrimp cobb version, we use tomatoes, shrimps, and corn, but you can add cucumber, carrots, and other fresh vegetables you can find.  If you want to add some hard boiled egg, you can do so – just take out the yolk and use the whites.

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