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When Beauty Matters

Shattering the mold of beauty in beauty pageants and other contests

Sugars

According to the USDA, every man, woman and child in the US consumes approximately 80 lbs of caloric sweetners per year. That works out to 25 tsp of sugar per day, or 400 extra calories. Added sugars are syrups and sugars that are added to foods or beverages as part of their preparation. They do not include naturally occurring sugars that are found in milk and fruits. Table sugar and high fructose corn syrup are examples of added sugars. The American Heart Associatiob recommends limiting the amount of added sugars you consume to no more than half of your daily discretionary calorie allowance.

Take A Hike. Really

 To combat afternoon slumps in enthusiasm and focus, take a walk during the lunch hour.

Importance of UV disinfection systems

Water is truly amazing. Not only is it the most consumed beverage in the world, it is also the most useful substance to humans since we first crawled out of the primordial ooze. For thousands of years, people have been finding ways of making the water we use better for everyday life. Technologies such as water softeners to make cleaning easier, deionization for manufacturing, reverse osmosis for drinking & cooking all have their place. But too frequently, the one contaminant that people should be the most concerned about is often the most over-looked.

3 Art Therapy Exercises to Promote Health and Healing

While it may sound like a foreign concept to some, art therapy is actually a very practical form of therapeutic healing. From PTSD and depression to stress and anxiety, art therapy can have profound effects on a person’s mental health and well-being. The Value of Art Therapy 

Does your ‘love handles’ affect who you date?

Your weight maybe directly proportional to the type of singles you meet!

2014 in Review: What I Learned, Part 2

I learned a lot in the first half of 2014, and then I bought a puppy. ..So how about that puppy?Meet Maximus Decimus Meridius (I’ll save the rest). Because you can’t have too many puppy pictures.

Do you use a knee pillow when you sleep?

Before I used a knee pillow about 5 yrs ago, I would put my hands between my knees out of habit when I slept.   I never knew why I did it.......I just did it.   Every so often I would feel like I was getting some arthritis in my hands, especially around my thumb.   I attributed it to lifting and picking up weights and equipment many times a day when training clients.   Then I was at a seminar when a presenter brought up a knee pillow in his discussion.    A light bulb went off and I realized that was probably why my hands were hurting m

Focused, hard working and no PUKING! - Week 2 complete

This post title depicts  the atmosphere in our XTREME FITNESS Makeover.   Two weeks in and attitudes have changed from timid to I CAN DO THIS!  Workouts are changed to ensure no two are alike and better yet they are productive and  challenging.

for what it's worth

This past week, the company that I have found to deliver the highest quality nutritional supplements, of which I am a distributor, has just become a Trusted Partner and Sponsor of the Dr. Oz Show.  For more information, please contact me. tanner@fitdupage.com or just sign-up and order at tanner.usnana.com. 
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