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World’s Healthiest Countries: Where Does Yours Rank?

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In 2008, Forbes.com published a list of the World’s Healthiest Countries. First, let’s take a look at how they did their judging. Behind The Numbers They looked at the latest available health and environmental statistics for every nation, from sources such as the World Health Organization, the World Bank and the UN. Due to incomplete […]

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Words of Wisdom

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I read so many amazing things from you all in yesterday’s post about comparisons with real women. So many light bulb moments!! This morning I wanted to highlight some of the comments from yesterday. “I used to be much smaller. I used to be the skinniest girl in the room for the most part. I […]

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Women and Cravings: A Study

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Cravings. Those intense and hard to ignore desires for a specific food. If you are a woman, odds are you have cravings on a regular basis. In society, cravings for food come with negative connotations; many feel that cravings are something to avoid, be scared of, and deny at all costs. Sometimes cravings are a […]

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Women and Aging: New Pressures Each Day

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After my Hot Topic post yesterday on Happy Weights, I received this email from J. I shared part 1 of her email last night, but I thought I would post the entire email this morning and have a discussion about some of the interesting points that she brought up: Love this post. I am 39 […]

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Women & Breakfast

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Happy Friday! Wheeeeeeee. Man, the weeks are flying by…I just hope the summer doesn’t fly by too. :ermm: I hate when that happens, don’t you? I whipped up a delicious batch of Vegan Overnight Oats last night before hitting the hay… Before going into the fridge last night… I chopped a large banana and let […]

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Why I Love Running

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Sometimes I am asked what it is about running that I love so much. I always pause, taken aback by the question, as if I am being asked why I love my husband, my family, my friends, or my cat. I just do. But after probing more into my instinctual and immediate response, I start […]

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Where You Live And The Pressure To Be Thin

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***The comments weren’t working all morning for some reason- sorry about the inconvenience. I think they are fixed now! ** Happy February! One month closer to Warmth… :mrgreen: Back due to popular demand: A limited number of Adore Glo Bars (S’more with homemade graham crackers) are for sale on the shopping cart! I have also […]

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When To Push and When To Pull Back

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I have to get this off my chest :D This was amazing!!!!!!! Recipe coming soon! When To Push and When To Pull Back Today on Twitter, I made a plea for help. I was not feeling motivated for my run at all. I felt tired and had a lot of tax stuff left to do […]

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When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far

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Last week on the treadmill, I was reading the latest issue of Self Magazine. In this issue, Janelle Brown wrote a wonderful piece on the danger of detox diets called, ‘The Scary New Skinny’.   Brown wrote about the latest diet trends that have L.A. women jumping on board. Unlike socially unacceptable trends like starvation […]

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What To Do About A Jealous Friend

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Good morning! Wednesday already. :) I have been baking since 5:45am this morning, as I have a bunch of orders to get out before noon today. I started my morning off with some strong Japanese Sencha tea and then later on in the morning I had this juice composed of 1/2 cuke, 1 apple, 1 […]

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