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I came, I saw, I tried ZAMboost
[17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 3,070 views]
I came, I saw, I tried ZAMboost

Summer is over. Cold and flu season is on the way. Thankfully, there’s a new product to help! For those of you who have never heard of Zamboost, it is a new immune support supplement along the lines of Airborne or Emergen-C. But, ZAMboost is very different from both products because it has some ingredients the other two don’t.

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Forest Park Forever 25th Anniversary Run
[6 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 3,396 views]

We all want our kids to be active, and we want to get in our workouts as well, but usually there’s only enough time for one or the other; especially on weekends.  So,if you’re looking for a great way to spend active time with your family in a beautiful outdoor setting in St. Louis, head down to the Forest Park Forever 25th Anniversary Run Saturday, September 7, at 7:30 a.m. This is the only run held in Forest Park where proceeds are invested directly back into the  Park.
The cost of the …

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Better Nutrition for Kids: End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad Book Review & Giveaway
[15 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | 4,447 views]
Better Nutrition for Kids: End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad Book Review & Giveaway

By Melody Meiners

If it grows from the ground or is picked from a tree, my three year old is certain there is a conspiracy against her. And help us if it is green and leafy, that is the dinner time equivalent of armageddon. Since force feeding is considered a war crime, and her ability to wait me out has become epic we aren’t left with a lot of options for getting healthy foods into my daughter’s belly instead of cleverly tucked under her booster seat.

Our family isn’t alone. Eating healthy and the consequence of childhood obesity is one the top three concerns for parents today according to a poll by the University of Michigan.

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Snacking 101
[20 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | 8,983 views]

I really love sitting down to a great meal, but I have always been a food “grazer”.  I was never one who could starve myself all day so I could save the calories for my evening meal. Not only would my stomach start to growl, but I would experience a frightening personality change from the lack of food! Our blood sugar typically dips around three to five hours after we eat, so eating small, frequent snacks keeps the metabolism revved up and helps normalize our blood sugar. Hunger can throw the …

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Adapting Your Workout to Fit Your Current Lifestyle
[5 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | 1,779 views]
Adapting Your Workout to Fit Your Current Lifestyle

Harriette shares tips about adapting your exercise routine to fit your life!

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Track your way to Healthy Eating
[31 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | 4,290 views]

As busy parents, who wants yet another thing to be responsible for on a daily basis/ But adding this little “list’ to your daily life, can help keep your eating and health on track.
Anyone who has ever spent a day with me knows I’m always writing notes to myself. Whether it’s stuff I need at the grocery store, appointments, directions or reminders of things to do, there are always random scraps of paper around my house and in my purse.
For years, I’ve kept my food diary in the same way; …

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How to Find The Right Gym For You
[16 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | 4,894 views]
How to Find The Right Gym For You

Harriette has tips on finding the best workout facility to keep you motivated!

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How to Help Your Family Be More Active-Even in the Winter!
[15 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | 1,707 views]
How to Help Your Family Be More Active-Even in the Winter!

Beat the winter blahs with these tips for getting active with your family!

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Food Fight!
[7 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | 1,220 views]
Food Fight!

Colleen talks about some very important changes to your kid’s lunch plate.

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Guess Who’s Going to Dinner…?
[5 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | 1,315 views]
Guess Who’s Going to Dinner…?

Harriette shares tips for taking kids out to dinner and teaching them about healthy eating.