Fitness Blog / Archives for July, 2012

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Daily Activity is Essential to Overall Health

July 31

Ever notice how good it feels to take a walk after a big meal? Do you ever get the desire to get out and be active after having been cooped up in the house because of a snowstorm or a rainy spell? Have you ever found emotional or mental release by taking a walk or riding a bike to lift your spirits? Why do we have these urges? Because our bodies were engineered to be active. Physical activity is good for the body, mind and soul.

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Healthy Cooking

Brown Rice, Asparagus and Shrimp Medley

July 24

Down here in South Florida, I never tire of shrimp. It’s plentiful and fresh and oh so tasty. The secret to great shrimp, is to cook it carefully, you mustn’t overcook, but it needs to be pink and not gray. This dish is easy to prepare, prepare the rice the night before so it has time to chill, the rest of the dish takes only minutes to fix.

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Five Steps To Healthy Living

July 14

Healthy living begins with what you put into your body; you really are what you eat! I suggest eating five to six small meals a day, rather than the traditional three-meal-a-day plan. Frequent meals served in smaller portions keeps your blood sugar stable and helps to avoid energy highs and lows.

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Healthy Cooking

Balsamic Chicken and Strawberry Salad

July 7

Chicken is such a versatile meat that you can serve it several times in a week without cooking the same thing over and over. This recipe is great for lunch or dinner. After trying a version of this salad at a restaurant, I went home and created my own low fat version.

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