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How to Counteract Sitting All Day

Sitting often does some strange things to our bodies, and sometimes you don’t even consider what it does. Being aware of this can help us counteract the sitting posture and maybe even try to get up and move more often. Especially when we are sitting and…

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Change Your Exercise Expectations

Do you have trouble sticking to an exercise routine? It may be because you think it should be a certain way. Every movement counts toward the bigger goal. Give yourself credit for that. Exercise does not fit in a specific box of “This is how you…

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Healthy Pasta Alternatives

Who doesn’t love pasta? Most people feel some sort of comfort from consuming noodles for some reason. Unfortunately, most pasta comes with a bunch of calories and not much nutrition to go with those calories. Right away, allow me to mention that I am not telling…

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Kids Need Real Food

Parents and guardians, it’s up to you. We all want the best for our kids. We have these little humans that depend on us to give them what they need to develop and grow into a healthy human being. If you are concerned for your child’s…

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Put Down That Soda.

If you could do one thing right now to improve your health, mood, everything you ever dreamed of having, stop drinking soda. I’m talking about diet soda too. When discussing sugar, I’m talking about heavy use here, not a once a while dessert. I think we…

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Hidden Veggie Smoothies

Lately I’ve been making a smoothie for breakfast. It’s quick, easy, healthy, affordable. Healthy smoothie ingredients include many things you might not normally eat and it’s so easy to do.  Smoothie ingredients seem to be more fruits and milk. People think they are being healthy by…

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Update

Where has Mindyfresh been? I know it’s been a really long time since I’ve posted or shared anything useful for you all. I have been busy with having a new baby and living on one income, so naturally, I’m trying to make money in my free…

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5 Simple Core Exercises on All Fours

Core exercises can be done in a variety of ways. They can be done laying down or standing up or plank style. These are five core exercises on all fours, which means on your hands and knees.  This position will create a stability challenge rather than…

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What Does Healthy Mean?

I was about to write about why being healthy is so hard. And I will. But first, we need to know what it means to be healthy. To be healthy is not just being free of sickness or disease. It’s more than that. Healthy means different things…

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Foam Roll Exercises

Foam roll exercises can help decrease soreness, improve flexibility, improve circulation, and prevent injury by loosening muscles. Sometimes it hurts so good though. It is not for the weak of mind. You know when you hit that knot in your shoulder during a massage? Yeah, that…