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What to Expect in a Barre Workout Class

Thinking about trying a barre workout, but not sure what to expect--or if it's right for you? Get all the details about these fun and trendy workout classes here!
Posted 9/2/2011  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 38 comments   304,150 views
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Suffering from Celiac? Tips for Going Gluten-Free

Though gluten-free foods are popular these days, life without gluten is not a fad diet for those suffering from celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Learn more.
Posted 6/8/2011  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 44 comments   23,415 views
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I Survived the Warrior Dash!

If you think fitness or running could never be fun, then you haven't tried this race. Coach Nicole shares how she got down and dirty at the Dash last weekend!
Posted 6/8/2011  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 158 comments   46,035 views
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VIDEO: Watch the U.S. Get Fatter

Obesity trends in the U.S. 1985-2009.
Posted 5/20/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 29 comments   15,585 views
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Eating Disorders Strike Later in Life

Of the over 10 million people who suffer from some kind of disordered eating (anorexia, binge eating, bulimia, etc.) the percentage of middle-aged women is rising.
Posted 4/7/2011  2:03:04 PM By: Jen Mueller : 37 comments   31,068 views
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Has the Technology Wave Gone Too Far?

I am all for technology, after all I can now plug in my destination into my GPS never having to stop to get directions, but is this wave making positive changes in our lives?
Posted 1/8/2011  8:00:05 AM By: Nancy Howard : 206 comments   31,308 views
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Childhood Eating Disorders on the Rise

The incidence of anorexia and bulimia in young kids has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. Who is at risk? And why are these rates increasing now?
Posted 12/28/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 30 comments   17,375 views
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Senior 15 May Be More Accurate than Freshman 15

New research shows the trend is moving toward the Senior 15 (instead of the Freshman 15), as more students gain weight as they progress through their academic career.
Posted 12/24/2010  9:34:22 AM By: Jen Mueller : 36 comments   22,872 views
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Are All Calories Created Equal?

Nutrition professionals believe that simply changing the number of calories you consume or burn allows you to lose weight. Find out if that is true for all people.
Posted 10/28/2010  6:00:54 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 38 comments   19,576 views
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Are Things Changing in Your Grocery Store?

Making nutrient wise and dollar smart choices may be even easier with new supermarket initiatives that are popping up. Are things changing near you?
Posted 9/30/2010  6:07:35 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 55 comments   19,387 views
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Surprising Stats About Smoking in the U.S.

A new report from the CDC about smoking rates in the U.S. made me realize that more people still smoke than I would have thought.
Posted 9/17/2010  10:20:34 AM By: Jen Mueller : 176 comments   23,844 views
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The Reality of Adult Picky Eaters

A new reality show focuses on freaky eating patterns and is bringing awareness to eating issues many adults face. Are you one of them?
Posted 9/13/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 159 comments   40,168 views
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Part-Time Vegetarianism is Gaining Ground

I consider myself to be a part-time vegetarian. Itís a movement thatís gaining new ground, designed to encourage people to go meat-free on certain days of the week.
Posted 8/27/2010  4:02:48 PM By: Jen Mueller : 302 comments   38,155 views
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More Americans are Heading Outdoors This Year

My kids love to be outside, so my family spends a lot of time outdoors. According to new research, we aren't the only ones.
Posted 6/8/2010  4:10:37 PM By: Jen Mueller : 47 comments   16,185 views
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Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

According to a recent study, flip-flops may not be to blame for knee issues in those suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee.
Posted 3/31/2010  4:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 187 comments   28,966 views
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