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“Smaller Clothes Are My Reward!” says LaDon G.


LaDon G., a 51-year-old who works in an assisted living facility in Spokane Valley, WA, knows exactly how she got to almost 300 pounds. “My daughter died in a fire 20 years ago when she was just five years old,” she says. “And afterwards, I just kind of gave up on things.” LaDon used food to comfort herself. “My mom used to make cinnamon...

Dinner’s Done! A Slow Cooker Plan For Busy Weeknights

soups on! The garden strawberry is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus Fragaria. It is cultivated worldwide for its fruit. The fruit is widely appreciated for its characteristic aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness.

Now that the weather is decidedly chilly, there’s nothing more comforting than arriving home to a warm, wholesome dinner after a busy day. More often than not, however, a hectic week means less than healthy evening meals. But with a slow cooker and a little prep work the night before, you can throw all the ingredients into one pot before leaving...

5 Things to Change Up to Keep Your Workouts Fresh


Switching up your fitness does two things: it keeps you from getting bored and it encourages your muscles to work in new ways. If the thought of working out makes you yawn, or if you’re no longer seeing the fitness results you want, it’s time for you to refresh your workouts by making a change or two. Try one of these ideas today! 1. Play with...

Why Do You Even Need Sleep?


Right up there with functions like breathing and blinking, sleeping is an activity you totally take for granted. If you’re like most people, you go about your daily routine. You go to work, go to lunch, go home, pick up the kids from soccer, work out—and eventually pass out. And little do you know, your body is doing a major overhaul and...

12 Simple Exercise Moves You Can Do On an Airplane


It can seem hard to reach your fitness goals when you’re traveling, and time your could be stepping instead gets spent with your seatback in an upright position. The thing to remember is that any and all movement matters in the quest for health, even on a plane. In fact, it’s especially important to keep moving in-flight, as it can help ease...

“My Disease Doesn’t Define Me,” says Abigail B.


The thyroid disease that Abigail B. suffers from is called Hashimoto’s Disease, and last year it was starting to bring down her physical and mental wellbeing. “It was getting really bad and as a result I had absolutely no energy—I was so sick I couldn’t get out of bed,” says Abigail, a 21-year-old student in Logan, UT. “It also gave me...