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Lose That Baby Weight!

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Body after Baby Perhaps one of the trickiest times physically in the life of a mother is the first year after baby is born. Even if mom was healthy throughout pregnancy, the body doesn’t exactly bounce back at lightning speed like many Hollywood stars would lead us to believe. The urge to do crash diets and exercise programs might be strong with all the extra layers mom packed . . . more »

Lose That Baby Weight!

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Body after Baby Perhaps one of the trickiest times physically in the life of a mother is the first year after baby is born. Even if mom was healthy throughout pregnancy, the body doesn’t exactly bounce back at lightning speed like many Hollywood stars would lead us to believe. The urge to do crash diets and exercise programs might be strong with all the extra layers mom packed . . . more »

Potassium : What’s all the fuss about?

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Body and minerals Potassium is a simple mineral, but it has a very important job: helping your heart beat. A hundred thousand times a day, potassium helps trigger your heart pump blood throughout your body. If you have high blood pressure, heart failure, or heart rhythm problems, getting enough potassium is especially important. And here’s some good news. Potassium and cholesterol aren't directly related, but eating a potassium-rich . . . more »

Men’s Health: Watch your waistline

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

It is a common phenomenon to see more women than men at the gym, hiking on trails and walking around the neighborhood. Women often times tend to pay more attention to weight control and personal health. An article on MedlinePlus points out that there are several factors working against men and urges men to pay more attention to their health. Some major factors include that . . . more »

Men’s Health: Watch your waistline

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

It is a common phenomenon to see more women than men at the gym, hiking on trails and walking around the neighborhood. Women often times tend to pay more attention to weight control and personal health. An article on MedlinePlus points out that there are several factors working against men and urges men to pay more attention to their health. Some major factors include that . . . more »

Are You Allergic?

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Woman in field about to sneeze A-a-a-allergy! At least one in every five Americans suffers from allergies. These range from food allergies to those which are seasonal in nature. Peanuts and milk are common causes of food allergies, while grass, pollen, mold, cat hair and dog dandruff can cause misery in others. If you are one of the unlucky 20%, here are some books which can help you cope. Allergies Help! . . . more »

Even YOU Can Be Healthy and Fit

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living If you thought that that diet and exercise was simply too difficult for your lifestyle and that you couldn’t possibly find a program that would hold your interest, think again. SCCLD has tons of health and fitness books to fit any lifestyle and personality. Check out a few of our picks here. The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living For those of you who are not . . . more »

Even YOU Can Be Healthy and Fit

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living If you thought that that diet and exercise was simply too difficult for your lifestyle and that you couldn’t possibly find a program that would hold your interest, think again. SCCLD has tons of health and fitness books to fit any lifestyle and personality. Check out a few of our picks here. The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living For those of you who are not . . . more »

The Healing Power of Nutrition

Posted on Friday, February 15, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

Nutrient Power How many times a day are we bombarded with advertisements about this supplement or that vegetable that is the miracle cure for something that ails us? From fruit juice to protein powder to mineral tablets, the nutrition industry is full of companies that claim to have the answer to your chronic health problem. But how do we know what is real and what is not? . . . more »

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