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young woman running outsideMonday, May 14, 2012

Make the most of your workout by fueling up on the nutrients and minerals that are optimal for active bodies.

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pita sandwichMonday, February 13, 2012

What you eat and drink before and after exercising can greatly affect your workout and your energy level throughout the day.

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Partially unwrapped energy barMonday, October 17, 2011

There is a time and a place for energy bars, says Liz Kirk, PhD, RD, a nutrition and exercise science faculty member at Bastyr University.

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Avocado and raw nutsMonday, August 29, 2011

The fountain of youth proves continually elusive despite a growing desire in America to look and feel younger, especially as the baby boomers begin to enter their golden years.

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Chickpeas, an onion, cilantro and garlic bulbMonday, August 15, 2011

Warding off obesity isn't a matter of grueling exercise, faddish diets or giving up your favorite foods, according to Tiffany Reiss, PhD, director of the Exercise Science and Wellness program at Bastyr University.

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Portrait of bicyclist drinking waterMonday, April 25, 2011

As the days grow longer, many of us are eager to take advantage of the sunlight and re-implement our New Year's resolutions. If for you that means some time of "cleanse," here are three safe and effective ways to take your health back.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Weight management grabs more attention in advertisements and sells more books than almost any subject, with the side panels of websites, junk mail and TV shows all touting products and books to help people lose weight. A few of these strategies actually do work — but not for long.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

For several years, synthetic chemicals have been suspected of contributing to common thyroid conditions such as hypo- and hyperthyroidism, as well as thyroid cancer. In the United States, 16 percent of women and 3 percent of men will develop some form of thyroid disease during their lives.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The holiday season can leave many of us feeling more stressed than celebratory. From hectic schedules and traffic snarls to our anemic winter daylight, the pressures of daily life can add to our anxiety levels. Here are a few tips to keep in mind this holiday season to help keep the stress at bay.

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Monday, November 22, 2010

Prostate cancer has been touted by some as an inevitable result of aging. That is an assumption worth questioning. Statistically, according to the National Cancer Institute, 1-in-6 men in the U.S.

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