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5 Tips for Celebrating Safely This Summer

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After being apart for nearly a year, I’m excited to finally visit my sister and celebrate her birthday. As we anxiously plan for the safest way to celebrate, my mind is filled with questions like, should we hug? Will other … Continue reading

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What Does Your “New Normal” Look Like?

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After a long hiatus, it feels good to be back writing Wellness Wednesday. But I have to admit that it also feels, for lack of a better way to put it, a little weird. Normally, I’m eager to share tips … Continue reading

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TOPS Focuses on Nutrition Month with 7 Food & Wellness Must-Reads

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This week, I’m excited to once again have TOPS Publication Specialist Taylor Patton as my special guest blogger. National Nutrition Month® is back! Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this annual campaign keeps nutrition top of mind by … Continue reading

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3 Fitness Truths to Think About This Heart Month

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A friend convinced me to join her for my first indoor power cycling class this past weekend. I’m always up for trying a new class (even after a painfully-awkward Zumba experience where my lack of rhythm was on full display) … Continue reading

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Making a Non-Diet Diet Work for You

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A new year brings with it opportunity for growth, change—and a fresh batch of eating trends. Fortunately, one growing trend* in 2020 is a non-restrictive method of eating: the “non-diet diet.” While fad diets and “Lose X Pounds in Just … Continue reading

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One Month Left in the 100 Million Minutes Challenge

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I’ve got good news and better news. The good news is that there’s still time to participate in the 100 Million Minutes (of Activity) Challenge. The better news is that exercise is a great way to manage weight. And with … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Is Taking a Quick Break

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Wellness Wednesday is taking a little break to recharge and gear up for more awesome content for the holidays and beyond! Check back here on November 20 for a brand-new post. In the meantime, catch up on past blogs, including … Continue reading

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Considering Keto? 5 Things to Know

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The keto diet doesn’t seem to be losing steam any time soon. In fact, one budget-friendly grocery chain recently released its own ketogenic-friendly bread—and customers can’t get enough. It’s so popular and hard to find that people have even been … Continue reading

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Curious About the Low FODMAP Diet? Do a Gut Check

This week I’m excited to have registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Lori Lehnert as my special guest blogger. Abdominal pain, bloating, constant gassiness, diarrhea and constipation are not exactly everyone’s favorite topics to discuss in public. However, they are … Continue reading

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