Healthy Living Tips

  • Whoa, Watermelon is REALLY Good for You!

    Summer is here! And you know what that means, tons of fresh fruit and vegetables are in season. And we don’t know about you guys, but here at Healthy Fit for Women, one our favorite summer-time treats is definitely watermelon.Why? Well, not only is it delicious, but it’s also packed with so many amazing nutritional

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  • Salmon Anyone? Mediterranean Diet Shown to Preserve Brain Function

    Back in March, we blogged about a new study that found those that the people eating the Mediterranean diets had reduced stroke and other cardiovascular diseases by about 30 percent compared to low-fat dieters. Now there’s even more good news about about the Mediterranean diet — a new study found the Mediterranean diet was significantly

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  • Have you met our Healthy Living and Weight-Loss Coach, Kathy Soury?

    Kathy has been involved in the weight loss industry for over 25 years. She has battled with her own personal weight issues since early childhood. Kathy lost 56 pounds and has kept it off and maintained it for twenty five years. Before joining the Healthy Fit Team, she was an Award Winning Weight Watchers Leader

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  • Stressed? Tired? Time to Workout!

    April is National Stress Awareness Month. You know what helps stress? Exercise! Come on, you knew we were going to say that. But seriously here’s just a few way exercise helps: *It gets your endorphins going – other wise known as the feel-good neurotransmitters. It also reduces levels of the body’s stress hormones, such as

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  • The Magical Chia Seed

    You learn something new every day here at Healthy Fit for Women. For example, today we learned Chi- Chi- Chia pets from the 80s were actually sprouting from an amazing edible seed full of nutrients and antioxidants! The chia Seed is an edible seed grown in Mexico, and can actually be traced back to the

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  • Study: Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Weight Gain

    Ladies, we’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again… and again. Sleep is important! In yet another study that backs this up, researchers from the University of Boulder Colorado at found that insufficient sleep for just 5 consecutive days could lead to weight gain. From the University: For the study, researchers monitored 16 young, lean, healthy adults

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  • Study: Mediterranean Diet Reduces Cardiovascular Risks

    In the market for a heart healthy diet? In the words of television chef Rachel Ray — let’s start with some EVOO. In recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers gathered together more than 7, 400 men and women between the ages of 55 and 80 who were at high cardiovascular

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  • Study: Yoga Can Help Depression, Sleeping Problems and more

    Feeling down? Try a little down dog in one of our Healthy Fit Yoga Classes! Researchers from Duke University recently reviewed more than 100 studies to determine if yoga truly has any benefits when it comes to treating certain psychiatric disorders. The results: Yoga does indeed have some power in helping mild depression, and sleeping

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  • Run Faster to Burn More Fat – And Other Myths

    Exercise is more than a hobby, it’s science. As a matter of fact there are probably hundreds of studies being conducted right now about how working out affects your body. So it’s no surprise that sometimes rumors and myths get started that may cause some confusion, and frankly, some ideas are just flat out wrong.

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  • Emotional Eating: You’re Not Alone and How to Prevent It

    Are you an emotional eater? Perhaps you reach for the ice cream when you’re stressed out from work. Or maybe you go for seconds at dinner when you and your main squeeze just had a tiff. Don’t worry, you’re not alone according to a new study. In a study published in Psychological Science, researchers found

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