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Spring is finally here but I hope you have not forgotten about the New Year’s Resolutions you made back in January! If your goals for the New Year have not been as successful as you had hoped, that’s OK! Here are some tips from Registered Dietitian, Megan Allen, to help you get back on track…

Dietary supplement use has significantly increased in recent years, bringing with it much controversy over the risks and benefits. The need for safe and research-based decisions in dietary supplement management brings to light the following questions.

How many of you started January 1st with a kick butt New Year’s resolution? How many of you are still going after that resolution? How many are currently thinking what resolution?

Many families across Central Indiana will be packing their suitcases and heading out for a vacation over spring break or summer vacation. Chances to bond as a family and take a break from the stresses of work and school are healthy for the body and mind.

Contrary to popular belief, vitamin C doesn’t prevent colds. However, loading up on it is still an excellent idea. Vitamin C can help you recover from a cold faster and can also help stave off heat exhaustion and repair your skin after a sunburn.

Sometimes, it can be hard to find the energy to get through the day — especially with processed foods slowing you down. But you can eat real, unprocessed food if you know where to look! Real foods improve your health, manage your weight and give you plenty of energy to power through the summ…

It is important that you warm up before a run. Doing so allows your muscles to get warm, increases your flexibility and reduces injury risk. It's best to start with easy jogging and then move into dynamic drills like these:

Currently the low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic diet appears to be one of the top fad diets for 2019. Proponents are encouraged by weight loss results and the inclusion of high fat food items, like heavy cream and bacon. The traditional ketogenic diet varies in fat percentage anywhere fro…

Most of us can recall a time in our life where we felt so stressed out that we just wanted to rip our hair out. Stress affects everyone from time to time.

This is a Q and A with Dr. Mary Apiafi. Dr. Apiafi is a sports medicine physician practicing with the Community Orthopedic Specialty Care office in Kokomo.

In my time of being a personal trainer, the most common excuse I hear is “I just don’t have time!” I hate to break it to you, but you do have time!

More often than not, we hear and see more and more about our friends meal prepping for their week. What does this mean? Why are they doing this? When do they possibly have time for this? How hard can meal prepping really be? Buy a pizza, put one slice in five bags, and BOOM, done! 

Spotting healthy foods should be easy — high-protein meals packed with vegetables and fruits. But, sometimes foods that appear to be good for you are full of unhealthy items. Here’s how to spot unhealthy foods disguised as healthy choices.

From helping you reach your fitness goals to figuring out how to exercise safely learn the top 10 benefits of personal training and why it could be one of the best investments you'll make in your overall health and well-being.

The following is an interview with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Philip Huang. Dr. Huang practices in Kokomo with the Community Orthopedic Specialty Care practice.

If you are like most Americans, you’ve probably struggled with weight loss at some point in your life. About 40 percent of Americans classify as being obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, lifelong health impacts from obesity are far more serious …

Many people use the start of a New Year as fresh chance to lose the extra pounds that have accumulated over the years. However, even the best intentions often get derailed without a coordinated plan involving exercise and nutrition. Those setting a goal surrounding fitness or weight loss are…

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