5 ways to feel good while getting fit

(BPT) – Setting intentions is a powerful thing. Then when you have that shiny new gym membership in hand, you feel like nothing stands between you and your goals to get in shape once and for all. Trouble is, lack of motivation, unpreparedness and busy schedules have a way of interfering with our plans. If […]

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Every single person needs this essential nutrient. Are you getting enough?

(BPT) – We’ve all heard the saying “knowledge is power.” When it comes to good health, most people recognize the important role nutrition plays in a healthy lifestyle. However, according to a recent study by the Global Nutrition and Health Alliance (GNHA), despite efforts to eat a balanced diet, 98 percent of people do not […]

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Taking charge of your AFib: Getting the facts and knowing your options

(BPT) – Being diagnosed with a chronic medical condition can be overwhelming. Patients and their doctors face a delicate balancing act to weigh the risks of a disease against the potential side effects and inconveniences of treatment. This is certainly true for patients with atrial fibrillation, better known as AFib, who have a significantly increased […]

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Are you ready for flu season? Help protect you and your loved ones by getting vaccinated

(BPT) – Fever, chills, fatigue, body aches, sore throat and headache – these are just a few of the common symptoms of seasonal influenza, also known as the flu. While you may think you can weather the storm, the flu can be a major health concern for you and your family, especially for children and […]

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Sick of being sick? 5 tips to getting better and kicking that cold to the curb

(BPT) – From obligations at work to errands and chores and making time for family and friends — your plate is fuller than ever and, unfortunately, getting sick can throw a major wrench into your marathon of activities and greatly hamper your productivity. Despite how frustrating it can be, your busy life doesn’t come to […]

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The Surprising Reason You May Not Be Getting Results

If you work out and “eat right,” you may still be frustrated by a lack of results. There is a very surprising possible reason why and it concerns the placebo effect—or more accurately, the “nocebo” effect. The right combination of exercise and nutrition—applying the right physiology to the problem—is usually enough to […]

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