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Getting Your Fitness Routine on Track

You’re back home and the memories of walking up the hill at Green Mountain are long gone. You came home full of resolve to start walking and keep up your strength training, but maybe you haven’t been able to figure out how to fit it all in. Or maybe you just don’t know where to

Stress, Cortisol and Weight Gain: Is Stress Sabotaging Your Weight & Health?

Weight Concerns: A Top Stress Producer for Women A recent survey showed Americans find personal health a much more stressful topic than even a year ago. What many of us don’t realize (and what scientists are just starting to understand) is that dieting, the most common approach to managing weight concerns for Americans, doesn’t offer any real answers

Women, Calcium and Osteoporosis

Keeping up with Calcium So you’ve been trying to eat healthy for some time now. And getting enough calcium is something you know you should do. After all, women run four times the risk men do for osteoporosis, a disease that can set you up for brittle, broken bones later in life. And currently, over

Weight Gain at College: Preventing Chaotic Eating

A Cheat Sheet for College Women (Or Anyone with a Busy Schedule) on Preventing Chaotic Eating and Weight Gain College can be one of the best times of our lives.  But it can also be one of the most chaotic. Living on our own for the first time, making our own schedules, figuring out meals

Holiday Eating: Enjoy the Party without Putting on Pounds!

The holidays are definitely a special time of year. These days, however, many women wonder whether “special” means happy — or stressful. Do you know anyone who doesn’t feel more stress during the holiday season? One thing is for sure: Stress is a six-letter word that can spell added trouble for many women who struggle