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Can Your Lack of Sleep Make Your Butt Look Big?

About 40% of Americans are 70% sleep deprived. Approximately 35% of US adults report less than 7 hours of sleep per night, while 20% suffer from sleep/wakefulness disorders. Tell me: Are you one of the 65% of Americans who sleep with their cell phones next to their bed? Last year, I was going on about…
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Spice It Up!

As a distance runner and nutritionist, I'm always looking at what food can do for me. Can it help me run faster, be stronger, recover faster, or just take away some of those aches and pains after a long hard workout? The latter being the most important! But what about spices and herbs? We don't…
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Yummy and Healthy: EVOO

I love everything about extra virgin olive oil -  the dark rich green color, the smell, and of course the taste. Lately, it's hard to tell whether or not the olive oil you're buying is extra virgin. In 2011, Tom Mueller documented this in his book, "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandelous World of Olive Oil".…
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Discover Your Why

Setting goals is a great way to provide focus, bolster self-esteem, and increase your commitment. When I teach clients how to set goals, I use the acronym S.M.A.R.T. - Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. Take losing weight - lots of  people say their goal is to lose weight. It's a goal, but it's not a…
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