Let the Sun shine!

We all know about the potential hazards of too much sun: sunburn, heatstroke, UV radiation, premature aging and of course...the “big C.” These dangers combined with a record number of days over 100 degrees in the Mid-Atlantic region may...

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Sports Nutrition

Nutrition Before and After a Workout Whether you are an elite athlete or simply just enjoy exercising, there is an extra benefit to eating healthy to support your exercise routine: reaching your optimum performance.  Over time, your body adapts and...

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The Psychology of Touch

Have you ever considered how important your sense of touch is? Your skin is the largest organ in your body. Overall, you have about 5 million sensory nerve receptors in your skin to detect temperature, pressure, vibration, pain and...

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Cutting calories, not taste

Most of us believe that in order to lose weight or simply be happy, we must completely change our diet and eat foods that have no taste or satisfaction. What most of us don’t know is that we can...

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Eating Healthy During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Spending time on vacation, gathering with friends and family, celebrating your holidays and traditions. With all of these fun moments we often enjoy and celebrate with delicious foods. Most of us...

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Organic vs. Non-organic: Is one better than the other?

Today when we go to the grocery store we are faced with many more options for the one type of food. Part of this can be accredited to the flourishing organic market. Organic food has become a hot trend...

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No Mistake

Ever forget the name of someone when making an introduction?  Ever say one thing, but mean another? These are functions of our conscious mind.  Self-help books reveal how to improve our memory, increase our vocabulary or sharpen our mental acuity. But...

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Lets Fight to Prevent Cancer

Keeping our body at its optimum health is a necessity when we want to protect it from harmful disease. Some believe that for illnesses like cancer, there is nothing you can do to prevent them from occurring. Fortunately, this...

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Farmers markets: Why they are causing so much buzz around the community

Recently I have noticed a lot of farmers markets popping up around Maryland, whether in rural areas or in the city, we are seeing them flourish and become popular. Many of us wonder why nutritionists and health care professionals...

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Healthy Tips When Eating Out

Eating has more than just a nutritional component to it. Around the world and in various cultures it brings together people in a social perspective. Eating out has become a way to celebrate occasions, holidays, and a way to...

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