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Are You Suffering From Allergies?

  An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from spring allergies associated with trees, grass, and weed pollen. Airborne pollen is the most common cause of seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever or allergic rhinitis. http://www.aaaai.org/about-the-aaaai/newsroom/allergy-statistics.aspx An allergy is a damaging immune response by the body in reaction to a substance, such as pollen, dander, mold, a particular food, chemicals …

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Are you getting the results you want from your exercise routine?

Many people who exercise or go to the gym base their program on what they read in magazines or what they see other people doing. They often do this without any specific guidelines or direction. Consequently, results are disappointing and/or overuse injuries occur. The following 12 exercise principles outline a practical guide for all kinds of exercise.  By following these …

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Is Your HEC In Check?

This week’s Blog was adapted from Mike Mutzel’s High Intensity Health and Jade Teta’s new book, Lose Weight Here (See References/Resources) HEC is the acronym for Hunger, Energy/Emotions and Cravings.  You can use these biofeedback signals to assess if your diet, exercise and lifestyle habits are balanced. If your HEC is in check, it’s a good indication that you are …

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Optimum Nutrition for Learning

Learning involves numerous biochemical processes along with lightning-fast nerve transmissions between synapses in the brain. These are influenced by nutrition, hydration, sleep, stress and exercise. Many students start their day at a nutritional disadvantage. In addition, as the day progresses, many eat a diet low in essential nutrients or consume foods filled with chemicals that have been shown to adversely …

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