New Fruit Juice Guidelines For Babies and Kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics set forth new guidelines for fruit juice consumption in children and babies. The rising rates of childhood obesity and dental cavities are the reasons for the new guidelines. In previous years, the Academy advised against offering fruit juice to children under the age of 6 months. The big shift in the new guidelines…

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Move It Monday: No Results With Stationary Cardio Machines, Add Sprint Intervals

Let’s face it, certain stationary cardio equipment can get mundane, routine and boring.  Also, when performing the same exercise, your weight may stall.  That’s right,  the dreaded plateau.  A plateau happens when you body no longer responds to your diet and fitness routine.  Is it worth your time to do an exercise that is no…

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Wellness Wednesday: Avoid Creamers and Artificial Sweeteners

Quick Tip:  Avoid unhealthy creamers, sugar and artificial sweeteners in your morning cup of coffee or green tea. Coffee and green tea contain caffeine.  Caffeine can help suppress appetite and boost metabolism.  But the effects of caffeine is negated when unhealthy creamers and sweeteners are added. Creamers, sugar and artificial sweeteners are void of nutritional…

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