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It’s Never too Late to Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!!

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, February 25, 2009

I am so excited to start my own blog. There are so many wonderful projects, health initiatives, and personal experiences that I can’t wait to write about. I’ve come to re...

Originally posted in: Heart Health
Good fats vs bad fats

The Skinny on Fat

Healthy Living | Thursday, December 11, 2008

A low-fat diet is the way to go for lower weight and better health.

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Simple Ways to Get Your Child to Eat Healthy

Growing Up Healthy | Sunday, November 23, 2008

You can't control what they eat everywhere else, but in your home--YOU are in control.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Exercise for a Good Mental Attitude

Healthy Living | Sunday, November 23, 2008

While improving your health is the primary reason for exercise, it also helps you feel better about yourself. And I don't just mean feeling good about the way you look.

Originally posted in: Fitness
Colorectal cancer awareness

Colon Cancer Protection

Joan Lunden | Sunday, September 28, 2008

Every nine minutes a life is lost to colorectal cancer.

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The Benefits of Exercise

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, September 9, 2008

I know you're looking at this section and saying to yourself, "Exercise: that's getting on a treadmill and sweating. That's boring, and I don't have the time."

Originally posted in: Fitness
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Ways to get Moving

Healthy Living | Saturday, August 23, 2008

What was that you said about not having time for exercise? We've heard that before.

Originally posted in: Fitness
Water

Water: The Secret Ingredient of Good Health

Healthy Living | Friday, August 1, 2008

While you may not consider water a nutrient, it's actually the most critical one in your diet.

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High Blood Pressure/Hypertension: Bringing Down the Risk

Growing Up Healthy | Monday, July 28, 2008

To better understand how high blood pressure develops and leads to hypertension and heart disease you need look no further than salt and its effect on the body.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Type II Diabetes: A Threat to All Our Children

Growing Up Healthy | Saturday, July 26, 2008

Over the past twenty years, Type II diabetes has increased dramatically in both children and adults.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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