Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Coastal Approach to Fitness

I love living on the coast! I grew up in suburban Maryland,  and enjoyed living in both the northeast and the midwest in my twenties. When I turned thirty-something, my husband, newborn and I  move to coastal NC.   It didn’t take … Continue reading

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Health Campaigns Collide

Two noteworthy health campaigns, National Nutrition Month and National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, share the month of March. I am committed to blogging about National Nutrition Month throughout March, but I don’t want to miss the opportunity to discuss colon … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Physical

Somethings in life just seem to go together. Take for instance bread and butter, cake and ice cream, soup and salad, and dinner and a movie. The same holds true for exercise and nutrition; they go hand-in-hand.  With the use … Continue reading

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A Home Cooked Meal: The New Strategy for Shaping Your Plate

Source: handletheheat.com via Diane on Pinterest   Today Americans’ have a hardy appetite for eating out. When I was growing up  in the 70′s (the dinosaur age as my kids refer to it) eating out was rare. It was considered … Continue reading

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Get Your Plate In Shape!

Yippee! This month is National Nutrition Month! Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association), magnifies their efforts to reach the public with practical nutrition advice, tips, recipes, and more. This year’s theme, “Get Your … Continue reading

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