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Lifestyle Choices for Wellness

Timely discussion on topics of health and wellness to encourage action and improvement in personal wellness.

6/26/2013-Soak up the Sun for Good Health!

If you are anything like me, you welcome the blazing sunny days of summer. Every chance I get, I am poolside soaking up the sun. What's better than a summer's tan? I know, the fact that a summer's tan has health benefits ! UC Irvine and Mayo Clinic researchers have found that vitamin D levels in the U.S. population peak in August and bottom out in February. The culprit of this? Tha...

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6/10/2013-Farmers Market Season! Get Your Tips Here!

If you're like most Illinoians (77% precisely) whom consume less than the recommended 5 servings of fruits and veggies daily, as yourself: What 's the hold up? Is it the price, are they too expensive? Do they go bad before you can use ?...or maybe you don't know how to use them in dishes? Or it could quite possibly be that you flat out, just think they are YUCKY.  Well, its farmer's market...

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06/04/2013- The Trifecta: Sleep, Diet, and Stress

It's amazing how our entire bodies are connected. After studying anatomy and physiology and biology of the human body for years in college, I am still baffled at the complexity of it all. People ask me on a regular basis why their bodies are acting a certain way or how to get a certain response from their bodies. It always seems that these inquiries are followed up by, "I eat really healthy" an...

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