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Overcoming Adversity

Overcoming Adversity

Heather May was accustomed to plenty of physical activity: running at least five (up to 10) kilometers three times each week, playing adult volleyball twice weekly, and frequently visiting the gym. But a sudden burst of pain effectively sidelined her. “I had strained my knee while training for the ‘Brew to Brew 10K race,” she says. “That’s a race from the Allentown Brew Wo... »

Man v. Food

Man v. Food

When 7-Eleven introduced the Big Gulp in 1976, some marketing executives argued it would never take off. Today, America’s quintessential large beverage generates almost 10% of total store revenue. To no surprise, the majority of us have had issues with weight control at some point in our life. The fact that obesity is still on the rise in our country, however, is a bigger ... »

Habits of Highly Effective, Healthy People

Habits of Highly Effective, Healthy People

Some wintertime outdoor activities are enjoyable—skiing, for example. Others are, well, not so much (does anyone really like to shovel snow?). But no matter what you’re doing outside, properly warming up is essential. “When temperatures are low, your muscles are less functional until they have proper blood flow,” says John Graham, Senior Network Administrator for Fit... »

In Sickness and In Health

In Sickness and In Health

FROM MACUNGIE, HELMA (63) AND RICHARD (75) ROSENTHAL WENT THROUGH LAPAROSCOPIC ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY TOGETHER. THEY HAVE BOTH LOST APPROXIMATELY 100 POUNDS EACH. On February 18th, my husband Richard and I will be celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and our commitment to one another is stronger than ever. For years, we’ve both struggled with being significan... »

1 Thing You Must Know About Seasonal Depression

1 Thing You Must Know About Seasonal Depression

Most of us experience some form of the winter blues this time of year. Temperatures outside are cold. Days are shorter. Holidays aren’t always a happy time. The passing of a loved one, financial stress, and family disagreements all play a part. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), however, is something more. “Accurately referred to as Major Depressive Disorder with Seasonal ... »

Warm Up for Winter Activities

Warm Up for Winter Activities

Some wintertime outdoor activities are enjoyable—skiing, for example. Others are, well, not so much (does anyone really like to shovel snow?). But no matter what you’re doing outside, properly warming up is essential. “When temperatures are low, your muscles are less functional until they have proper blood flow,” says John Graham, Senior Network Administrator for Fit... »

Healthy Solutions For Your New Year’s Resolution

Healthy Solutions For Your New Year’s Resolution

The new year inspires many an ambitious promise of self-betterment. Unfortunately, such laudable (and common) objectives as “eating healthy” and “losing weight” may be doomed by a lack of planned, actionable steps. “When people make big, global resolutions they tend to fall apart because the goals are too vague,” says Debbie Cooper, RD, LDN, Network Clinical Nutrition Mana... »

Tuna Tataki from House and Barn

Tuna Tataki from House and Barn

Ingredients 6 oz. sushi grade tuna, block cut 1/4 cup white sesame seeds (or a mix of white and black) 1/2 tsp. chili rub (optional) 1 T olive oil Sriracha aioli (see below) 8 wonton wrappers, cut diagonally and fried until crispy 1/2 cup sesame seaweed salad (wakame), or to taste Sliced pickled jalapeños, to taste Sriracha aioli: 1/2 cup mayonnaise  2 T sriracha sauce, to... »

Satisfying & Savory Bone Broth

Satisfying & Savory Bone Broth

Countless brands of “bone broth” have popped up in the past two years. But it’s not just regular broth with a trendy new label. While it’s made with similar ingredients (meaty bones and aromatic herbs), it’s slow-simmered for a much longer period of time—typically 24+ hours—which results in a deeply flavorful broth with more protein, minerals, and collagen. We put some wid... »

6 Healthier Thanksgiving Swaps

6 Healthier Thanksgiving Swaps

The Thanksgiving feast remains a beloved holiday boasting hearty fare and decadent desserts as far as the eye can see. Research by the Calorie Control Council suggests that the average American may consume as many as 3,000 to 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone! Thankfully, a few healthy swaps can bring that calorie count way down without sacrificing taste. Doing all ... »

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