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Many people find that this time of year comes with conflicted thoughts and feelings. Think about all you’re handling simultaneously right now: You’re cycling down from the excitement of summer travel and high activity, yet you sometimes think this deceleration is a little disappointing. You’ve found your groove again at work after all the summer… Read more »

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Save Print Cream Soda Author: Margaret Lively Recipe type: Beverage   This beverage creates the classic taste of cream soda without any high fructose corn syrup or other chemicals and additives found in traditional colas. Ingredients crushed ice 8 oz. seltzer or sparkling water 3-5 drops vanilla-flavored liquid stevia Instructions Fill your favorite tall glass with crushed… Read more »

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Save Print Tacos Without the Taco Author: Margaret Lively   So you’re thinking about ways to bring more mobility and less sitting into your daily life, right? Let’s ride that wellness momentum a little farther! Now would be a great time to experiment with some delicious, healthful new menu ideas. Here’s a meatless, gluten-free, nutrient-packed—and don’t… Read more »

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For years, we’ve heard it: A sedentary lifestyle is a ticking health time-bomb. But recent studies have revealed that it’s not just the “couch potatoes” who are suffering from the effects of too much sitting. Hundreds of thousands of productive, active people are spending many more hours seated than they did a decade or two… Read more »

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We’re on the cusp of a transitional season in the calendar right now as well as a new year, according to ancient Chinese tradition. Treat yourself to optimal nutrition as well as luxurious, comforting flavors with this perfect-for-winter recipe: Simple Slow-Cooker Soup.  

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Many of my conversations with patients and clients in the 45-50 age range are centered around the types of symptoms that can arise at the end of menstruation. For some women, menopause is a challenge that is marked by discomfort. Others, though, simply glide through this transition gracefully, living a life rich in self-expression, wellbeing,… Read more »

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Are your back, neck, shoulders, or knees bothering you? Are you feeling stiffer and slower, almost as if you never took that energizing vacation? It’s certainly possible that while you were out having terrific adventures over these past weeks, maybe you overdid it a bit. Injuries increase with vigorous exercise, especially when we’re participating in… Read more »

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The secret is out! You have a microbiome in your body. This tiny ecosystem affects just about everything concerning your health: physical fitness, mood, immunity, weight, and many other conditions. Chances are, you didn’t even know your microbiome existed. In fact, many health professionals haven’t known much about it until recent years, either. Research continues,… Read more »