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Family First- Orion Gets Back on Track with HMR

Wow. Life can be a rollercoaster. I’m pretty sure the first person ever to use that analogy. It’s been a while since I’ve written anything, and no, its not because I’ve fallen off the wagon. Proud to say I’m officially half way to 100 with Sarah Bush Lincoln’s HMR Weight Management! Yeah. Really. But when things […]

DJ Kurtis Allen is Living the Dad Life with HMR

Hello, my friends! I know it’s been a little while since my last blog post, but I swear I have a good excuse. Before I get to my excuse as to my whereabouts, a little history for anyone that is just checking out my blog for the first time…In January of 2015, I had the […]

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Five Easy Steps to Heart Healthy Weight Loss

Do you love your heart? I mean- truly love your heart? Are you making choices on a regular, daily basis that supports your answer? Maybe this is a question you haven’t ever thought of before, but what better time than now to do so. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men […]

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Practicing Mindful Eating this Fall

It’s the perfect time of the year to fall into healthy habits. It’s no secret that what we eat has a huge impact on our health and well-being, but what about how we eat? Mindful eating is a practice that can help you become more in tune with what your body, which as a result, […]

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Healthy Summer Eating

We don’t usually think of the summer months as being a time where we have to watch what we eat or worry about gaining extra pounds like we do around the holidays. However, there are just as many events, if not more, that pop up during the summer that could lead to undesirable eating habits. […]

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Spring is Here!

This is a popular time of year with taking off on spring break and enjoying a little time away from the everyday hustle and bustle. Whether a trip to the beach, Grandma’s house, or simply relaxing in the comfort of your own home, daily routine during vacation often goes by the wayside. Most often, healthy […]

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Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll

Americans are split on the value of organic foods and concerns about genetically modified (GM) foods, a new poll reveals. The Pew Research Center poll of 1,480 adults nationwide found that 55 percent said organically grown produce is healthier than conventionally grown produce, while 41 percent said there’s no difference. Nearly four out of 10 […]

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What’s in the Food You Eat?

Take a look at the ingredients of the packaged foods you eat. You’ll quickly move from foods you know, such as tomato puree or wheat flour, into the strange world of food additives. Names like calcium propionate (used to control mold) or ascorbic acid (an antioxidant and color stabilizer) abound on labels. Most additives are […]

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The Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth

If you are what you eat, that’s particularly true for your teeth and gums. When you drink and munch starchy or sugary foods, you’re not only feeding yourself, you’re feeding the bacteria that can cause plaque on your teeth. Plaque is a thin, invisible film of sticky bacteria and other materials that covers all the […]