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ShiftCon: Make a Shift Toward Better Health

What happens if you bring together brands, bloggers and non-profits for a conference billed as “the first eco-wellness social media conference?” Shift. Shift is what happens. At the inaugural ShiftCon event this past weekend, hundreds of people came together to further the national conversation about the way we eat and live, and how that impacts our health and the environment.

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7 Healthy Living Products You Want to Know About

We are just back from the annual IDEA World Fitness Convention with some food and products that should interest you. I shall share seven that grabbed my attention, from posture improving clothing to water from my past.

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I Spa. Do You? A Visit to the International Spa Association Media Event at the Beverly Wilshire

We drove to Beverly Hills last Thursday as invited guests of the ISPA Media Event on behalf of the International Spa Association. Twelve different spas were in attendance, offering a variety of treatments and products to us lucky media people. Since many of you have asked us for spa recommendations, we thought we’d share our experience and info about the companies that were there.

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What Food is Healthy? And a Whole Grain, Wholly Amazing Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway!

“What food is healthy?” This is a question we are asked quite frequently, mostly by our university students, but also by our 60- and 70-year-old students.The answer is quite simple at first glance, yet in practice deceptively difficult. While you’re deciding what’s healthy for you, go ahead and enter our giveaway for a Bob’s Red Mill – Whole Grains, Wholly Amazing gift card.

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Exercise, Food, Weight Loss & Menopause (and Water for People): Notes From the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute:

What are some of the important upcoming fitness trends? What does the latest research indicate is the “best” way to get and stay healthy? Can someone really give you a cold or are you taking the cold from them? And what do menopause and HIIT have in common?

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Food and Recipes from Thailand and Natural Products Expo

What do the Natural Products Expo and Thailand have in common? Delicious food, of course! Do you want some recipes? You do, oh yes, you do.

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Perky Pick Me Up Smoothie

An excellent way to start your day is with a healthy breakfast smoothie. If done right, it’s a blended concoction that is nutritious and delicious! This recipe is full of foods recommended for increasing your brain power. I’m making no promises that you’ll get smarter, but it’s nice to start your day with the potential to boost your brain!

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Is Wheat-Free Better for You?

To bread or not to bread. That is the question. A lot of good information exists (and not so good) about whether or not wheat is the angel or devil in your diet. Is the wheat of today really so different from what our grandparents ate?

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Giveaway: LesserEvil & The Greater Good

When we win, you win! Courtesy of LesserEvil healthy alternative snack company, you get a chance to win the iPad3; we received bags of LesserEvil baked, NON GMO, gluten-free chips and popcorn to try out. Then we got selected to be part of this giveaway. Enter both the tasty zone and the contest. You know we work hard to bring you only the best and the wittiest.

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Healthy School Lunches

What’s in your child’s school lunch? School is back in session so we invited two high school seniors to write a guest post about what teens really want in their lunch bag!

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