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The microbiome revolution in medicine is beginning to uncover the underappreciated role our healthy gut bacteria play in nutrition and health.

Recently, it has become apparent that our DNA “does not tell the whole story of our individuality and other factors, environmental factors, play an important role in human health and […]

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Are the foods you eat helping or hurting you? Certainly, dining is pleasurable and it is a social connector and important. However, when we get busy, we may lose track of what we are eating and end up overindulging on foods that are harmful to us. On the other hand, when we’re eating at our […]

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More than 2000 years ago Hippocrates (460–377 BCE) said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” What does that mean when it comes to water? Water has been described as a neglected, unappreciated, […]

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Your New Glory Days

On December 27, 2016 By

Though I hate to keep digging up the past (think big hair and leotards), I need to address one more aspect of the good old days that should move to memory lane for good: our workouts.

I’ve heard it too many times. People try to do the same workouts they did in high school and […]

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Before the Fall

On August 25, 2016 By

If you knew that standing on one leg while brushing your teeth could help prevent you from falling without it resulting in serious injury, would you do it?

I know one woman who does just that. Nancy knew that tumbles and injuries seem to happen more frequently in her family so she decided to be […]

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Healthy dieting doesn’t just mean healthy choices. It means having those healthy choices in healthy serving sizes.

In the last few years, healthy snacking has finally ascended to its rightful place in the better body vernacular. Now, people realize that reaching for the right snacks during the day can suppress cravings, help stabilize blood sugar […]

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The goal of Guide to Thrive is to help people thrive through exercise and healthy living. But what does it really mean to ‘thrive’ and live a healthy life?

To thrive: to develop vigorously, to flourish, to prosper

To us, this translates to an overall sense of well-being in the physical, mental and emotional parts of your […]

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Mind Over Muscle

On March 15, 2016 By

How to identify and overcome common mental habits that keep you from reaching your goals.

Have you ever been to the gym in January? It’s a madhouse. Not a single treadmill goes unused, not a single weight unlifted. The gym floor is covered with enthusiastic, motivated newbies and those looking to rehabilitate their physiques. But […]

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Move, Love, Eat, Sleep

On October 27, 2015 By

When it comes to discovering what it takes to grow-up strong and healthy, my 8 year old has all the answers!

MOVE freely.

LOVE relentlessly.

EAT healthfully.

SLEEP soundly.

These keys to growing-up strong and healthy are actually the same keys to growing-older strong and healthy. Adults need these same 4 ingredients to live long and prosper!

MOVE!

Want […]

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Missed Earrings

On July 16, 2015 By

“Bill, there is something wrong with the fan,” I said to my husband, in another room. He walked into the kitchen, tried the cooking spray, and said, “There is nothing wrong with the PAM.” Life has been interesting since we started mishearing.

Mishearing is not the same as not hearing. When we don’t hear a word […]

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