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I Gained the Weight Back, and I’m Glad!

I Gained the Weight Back, and I’m Glad!
I kept 115 pounds off for over 9 years, so why would weight return?  

Workplace Wellness: Tips for Eating Well At Work

Workplace Wellness: Tips for Eating Well At Work
With a hectic work schedule, keeping on track with healthy eating habits can be a hassle. Between the pastries in the office kitchen to grabbing an easy-on-the-go lunch to satisfy your mid-day cravings, maintaining a balanced work-day diet can be difficult.

Ten "Healthy" Foods to Avoid

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When you look at an item in the grocery store, do not read the front of the package. The little red dress or the happy smiling cartoon figures are there just to lure you.

Addressing Food Insecurity in North Carolina

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More than 2 million people in our state are food insecure and can’t easily access healthy food. These residents suffer from high rates of diet-related diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, some kinds of cancer, and other chronic conditions. 

New Year New You - 12 Resolutions for a Happy Healthy 2018

New Year New You - 12 Resolutions for a Happy Healthy 2018
1. Be SMART! Start the New Year with SMART goals! SMART stands for goals that are: specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and time-b...

The Best Diet for Your Health

The Best Diet for Your Health
What is a ‘diet’? The word diet is derived from the Middle English diete meaning regular food, diet from early French diete (same meaning), deriv...

Looking Back

Looking Back
Recently, I found a picture of myself that stunned me.  I forgot how I looked 13 years ago.  I just remember that I was heavy and that my highest ...

Improve Diabetic Symptoms with Exercise

Improve Diabetic Symptoms with Exercise
While there is no cure for diabetes, it can be controlled in many cases — and having pre-diabetes does not make developing Type 2 diabetes a foregone conclusion.

Girls on the Run of the Triangle Spring 5K

Girls on the Run of the Triangle Spring 5K
Mia Xavier, Development Manager, Girls on the Run of the Triangle Discover the joy of the Girls on the Run of the Triangle’s 15th Annual Quin...