No more junk food in schools

No more junk food in schools Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Thu, 2015-01-29 09:06 When did the nutrition standards go into effect? And what’s the gist of the changes? The nutrition standards went into effect on Nov. 1, and removed a lot of the less healthy foods from vending machines, snack bars and stores in the schools. The new rules aim to cut calories, fats and sugars from the snacks available to children, due to increasing rates of childhood obesity. Food items on campus are now healthier. Tell us about the nutritional standards that vending machines and other venues must comply with.Read more about No more junk food in schools

Beating the clock

Beating the clock Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Tue, 2015-03-31 22:41 Q: What do hormone treatments do? A: If the male is deficient in testosterone, we’ll treat to get their levels back to a normal range. And usually the thing that’s going to [be affected] is their mood. It helps with their depression; it helps with their drive. It helps with their energy level. It helps with sexual dysfunction. It basically gives them a better overall sense of well being, and it also helps in aiding metabolism, building muscle and burning fat.Read more about Beating the clock

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk Ends
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Expert Tips to Help Keep Maskne at Bay

Dr. Jacob Steiger, a double board-certified plastic surgeon, walks us through a four-step maskne fighting routine.

Try This Circuit Abdominal Workout From A U.S. Coast Guard Veteran

Circuit training has reached new heights of popularity with methods like CrossFit and Orange Theory. And it comes at no surprise. Not only do athletes see results, but daily workouts can take as little as 30 minutes. Nationally certified fitness instructor and U.S. Coast Guard veteran Carolyn Fogelsanger explains why it works.

Life lessons from a veteran nurse

Life lessons from a veteran nurse Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Fri, 2014-04-25 10:27 Q: What do you love most about nursing? A: I’m a “people person.” I enjoy talking and listening to people and their stories. I love to see people laugh, and one of my gifts is “clowning.” Working as an oncology nurse, I developed a sense of responsibility toward the patients, not only to provide compassionate nursing care, but also to cheer them up. I’ve dressed up to go to work on holidays, decorated their rooms, told them jokes and even danced. Q: What is the most difficult aspect of caring for people?Read more about Life lessons from a veteran nurse

Here’s What You Should Do To Take Care Of Your Skin

La Mer's global skin care adviser, Joanna Czech, shares her expert insights on how to take care of your skin, especially in sunny climates like ours.

Do Your Future Self A Favor And Use These Skincare Products For Lifting And...

These products offer anti-aging and correcting properties to ensure your best future-self.

Pamper Yourself With These Beauty Products Perfect For A Spa Day

Plan a spa day at home when life gets hectic.
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The Power of Sound Healing

The ancient practice of sound therapy gains popularity in modern-day medicine. Read on to learn what all the hype’s about and find a nearby studio.

Feel Fit And Fabulous In These Summer Styles – Vinyasa

No matter the activity, look good doing it.

These Breakfast Recipes Are Sure To Give Your That Early Morning Boost

Healthy doesn't have to mean boring. These breakfast recipes from Tunie's Natural Grocery & Vitamin Market will get every morning off to a good start.
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6 Luxe Sports Recovery Essentials

It’s all fun and games until the post-workout aches kick in. These recovery tools and tinctures double as self-care indulgences for some serious rejuvenation
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Running Goals with Growth Circle

A runners’ group in Palm City inspires women to lace up and overcome mental barriers

Nutrition tips for the novice runner

Nutrition tips for the novice runner Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Fri, 2014-11-21 12:32 Fueling for a marathon: The body doesn’t need supplemental carbohydrates for exercise that is less than an hour long. But once runners get past that hour, supplemental calories become extremely important, Wittenberg says. The recommended calorie intake for a marathon is about 90 calories for every 40 to 50 minutes. What to eat:Read more about Nutrition tips for the novice runner

Feel Fit And Fabulous In These Summer Styles – Stroke

Women’s jungle grove crosscut fit workout bikini

Up Your Water Game With These Pinterest-Perfect Recipes

These fruit-infused water recipes will have you chugging, and reaping health benefits.

COVID-19: Martin and St. Lucie County Updates, January 14 to January 20

A weekly roundup of Martin County and St. Lucie County coronavirus news

Try These 5 Healthy Habits To Achieve A More Balanced Diet

Kate McCabe is a nutritionist, yoga teacher, plant-based chef and holistic lifestyle blogger based in Palm Beach who specializes in helping others find more energy, mental clarity and happiness through diet and lifestyle modifications.

A Detox Challenge

A Detox Challenge Edit Delete Unpublish Submitted by admin on Mon, 2015-03-02 09:47 What it is: The Oakland Park-based company, DL Revamp, offered me its five-day “reset” cleanse. It comes with juices, salads, snacks and more, plus an Amp It Up Kit to prep for the cleanse. The company offers three- to 10-day plans meant for everyone from beginners to avid cleansers. The detox isn’t “juicing.” (Thank goodness for chewing.) Instead, the cleanse offers organic, plant-based foods, and bridges the gap between traditional foods and liquid cleanses. I said, “Sign me up.”Read more about A Detox Challenge