Monthly Archives: February 2016

Eat Those Eggs

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating eggs did not appear to increase the risk of heart disease. Eggs are high in cholesterol, and previously, health professionals had recommended limiting the intake of dietary cholesterol, including eggs, to decrease blood cholesterol levels in the body. Recently, research has shown that […]

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Skip the Sit-Up

For many years, fitness professionals have used the sit-up as the exercise of choice for the core. It is important to train core muscles, which include the muscles around your trunk and pelvis, for both balance, stability, and strength.  Additionally, a tight core makes you look thinner, since generally you will have tight abs and […]

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Supplement of the Month: St. John’s Wort

What is St. John’s Wort and where is it found? St. John’s Wort is a plant with yellow flowers used for medicinal purposes because of its anti-depressant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is found as a supplement in either capsule or liquid form, while the dried herb can be used as a tea. What are the […]

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