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Nutrition Facts Just a Marketing Strategy?

Melanie Rovinsky

November 3, 2010

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

  A group of health specialists from the Institute of Medicine believe the food industry should be required to print obesity-related nutrition information on the front of food packages, according to a mid-October report released...

Health and Fitness – Halloween Candy: Nutrition Horror?

Melanie Rovinsky

October 27, 2010

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

With Halloween just a few days away and grocery store shelves stocked with bags full of your favorite candies, your attempts to resist the sugar-coated temptation may not be completely successful. That’s okay! Even the strictes...

Pounding Pavement vs. Pumping Iron

Melanie Rovinsky

October 13, 2010

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

It doesn’t take a fitness guru to understand that a well-rounded exercise regimen would prove to be more beneficial than an unbalanced one. However, when it comes to actually implementing the workout plan, many of us tend to fa...

Health and Fitness – The Truth About Stretching

Melanie Rovinsky

October 6, 2010

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

I can still hear the rhythmic counting, from one to 30 that resonated repeatedly from our circle at midfield. I remember the way the blades of grass tickled the backs of my knees as I reached to touch the edge of my cleats. And...

Health and Fitness: Obese From Birth … or Maybe Sooner

Melanie Rovinsky

September 22, 2010

Filed under Health and Fitness

Obesity related diseases may have more to do with prenatal factors than overeating and lack of exercise, The New York Times reported early this month. Recent studies show that unwarranted weight gain during pregnancy often...

Health and Fitness – An Apple a Day…

Melanie Rovinsky

September 15, 2010

Filed under Health and Fitness

The temperatures are dropping, the days are shortening, and the leaves are changing. With September in full swing and fall approaching, the temptation to take part in the autumnal beauty is bound to win out over those boring reps...

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