Archive | November, 2010


Holiday Workout Success. You Can do It!

Holiday Workout Success. You Can do It!

Too busy during the holidays to hit the gym for your usual workout or class? Check out these ideas from Carolyn Rogan, coordinator for the Exercise and Sports Nutrition Clinic at the TWU Institute for Women’s Health to make it a happy and healthy holiday season! Get double duty from your shopping by power walking. Wear […]

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Protect Your Back With These Simple Tips For Lifting

Protect Your Back With These Simple Tips For Lifting

Think “safety” before lifting anything. Access the size and weight of what you need to lift.Do you need help? Have you cleared a safe path? Do you know what you’re going to do the item once it’s moved? Keep the item close to your body as you lift it. By keeping the object close to your […]

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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 2 medium potatoes, cubed 1 medium butternut squash peeled, seeded, and cubed 1 (32 fluid ounce) container chicken stock salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Serves: 4 Directions Melt the butter in a large pot, and cook […]

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Sweet Potato (Yam) Pie

Sweet Potato (Yam) Pie

Ingredients 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes 1/4 pound butter, softened 2 eggs, separated 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup white sugar 1 (9 inch) unbaked piecrust Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees […]

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Five Tips For a Healthy & Stress-Free Holiday Season

Five Tips For a Healthy & Stress-Free Holiday Season

Halloween signals the beginning of the holiday season festivities. While it is the most wonderful time of year, it’s also a physically and emotionally taxing time as we try to make our holidays as perfect as a Norman Rockwell scene. Here are a few tips to de-stress the holiday season so that you can greet […]

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The Chiropractic Approach to Low Back Pain

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The Chiropractic Approach to Low Back Pain

So many of us are plagued with lower back pain. It keeps us from sleeping well, being as active as we like and enjoying life to its fullest. Chiropractors are specially trained to diagnosis and treat low back pain and current research has found that it is the most successful treatment option. But how does […]

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