Healthy Living Archives

Eat these 7 snacks to slim down


Close your eyes and imagine a world in where your snacks give you the upper hand in fat loss. It sounds like a dream, but if you pay attention to the snacks you keep on hand, you can actually use them to get leaner. No, they’re not diet pills that will magically shave pounds off… Read More →

Valley chef, fit entrepreneurs launch Clean Bellys

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Executive Chef Lauren Romanoff, fitness expert Dave Panozzo and entrepreneur Todd Chmelka, have turned their mutual love for incredibly tasty and healthy eating into a new meal delivery service called Clean Bellys. Clean Bellys currently delivers in East Valley cities, Scottsdale and Phoenix with plans to expand into the West Valley cities in 2016. Clean Bellys… Read More →

Healthy fast food trend sweeps the Valley

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Salad and Go will soon satisfy the need for better and healthier fast food with the opening of three new locations. This game changing, drive-thru fast food concept will open to Tolleson residents in December 2015, quickly followed by their first Phoenix location in January and their second Mesa location in February 2016, with four more… Read More →

Nekter continues expansion with three new Phoenix locations

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Nekter Juice Bar, one of the country’s leading, fastest-growing juicing chains, accelerates its Arizona expansion with this week’s opening of a new Scottsdale location and the announcement of two additional Phoenix-area stores by the end of the year. To honor the opening of Nekter Hayden Peak in Scottsdale, Nekter will offer free juices and smoothies… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness CEO celebrates 25 Years by giving back

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January, 2016 will mark a milestone for Valley native Tom Hatten. On that date, the Mountainside Fitness CEO and Founder celebrates 25 years of leading of Arizona’s biggest and only locally owned health clubs. Hatten is kicking off the celebration this fall and will open his 12th Mountainside Fitness facility at Arrowhead with a Grand… Read More →

Kaleidoscope Juice expands its fifth location at The Madison

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Kaleidoscope Juice and The Madison Improvement Club have created a partnership and co-branded location which debuted in early October at The Madison’s existing Phoenix location in the cultivated neighborhood of Arcadia. Since its first juice bar and restaurant opening in 2012, the newest location marks as the fifth installment for the Kaleidoscope Juice brand and the first storefront in Arcadia. The fitness… Read More →

CorePower Yoga: The meaning of Namaste

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By: Jamie Finnan, CorePower Yoga Every teacher says it at the end of every yoga class. And every student says it in return. But do you know what Namaste means? It’s literal translation: Namaste is derived from the Sanskrit language, with “namas” meaning bowing and “te” meaning to you. Namaste literally means bowing to you.… Read More →

Dermatologists from Valley help save lives in Kenya


Valley dermatology specialists Robert J. Casquejo, PA-C and Board Certified Dermatologist Joseph Machuzak, M.D., each of the Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale, recently put their skills to work saving lives in Kenya, one of the world’s most medically vulnerable countries. Dermatology disorders in Kenya are both deadly and highly prevalent, counting as one of… Read More →

Two Brothers to hike Camelback with keg for charity

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Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery will be soaking up the Arizona fall weather while hiking Camelback Mountain with a Two Brothers keg on Saturday, October 3 in an effort to raise funds for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and celebrate the October launch of the brewery at Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery in Scottsdale.… Read More →

Scottsdale dentist seeks patients to teach implant technique

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A few Arizonans may be eligible to receive a new dental implant procedure at a greatly discounted price as they help train other dentists to use a new dental implant technique. Scottsdale dentist Terry Work of Dental Works Family Dentistry is actively seeking patients who need a dental implant to be part of a special… Read More →

6 tips for returning to work after maternity leave


Congratulations! You’re a mom who packs up her pump when you head to work, so your baby can continue to have the very best nourishment. You’re also ensuring breastfeeding security when the two of you are together by maintaining your supply while you are apart. Whether you’re just returning to work or simply need a… Read More →

Wacoal celebrates 15th anniversary of Fit for the Cure® event

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WHAT: Join Wacoal in its mission to help end breast cancer with Fit for the Cure®!  Participate in a Fit for the Cure event and receive a complimentary bra fitting from a Wacoal fit specialist. For every woman that participates, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen® for breast cancer research and community health programs. Wacoal will donate an additional… Read More →

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus offers free baby shots, flu shots


Free vaccinations for children and free flu shots for children and adults will be available from 3-7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus, 3929 E. Bell Road. The Phoenix Fire Department Baby Shots Immunization Program is providing the children’s vaccinations and Walgreens is providing the flu shots at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus (formerly Paradise Valley… Read More →

COMMIT Campaign Fashion Show comes to Scottsdale

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Over 40,000 Americans die by suicide every year. In an effort to spread awareness and educate the community, two local women are preparing to launch a photo-based movement called The Commit Campaign. Its mission is to break the stigma associated with mental health and mental illness, to ultimately reduce the nation’s suicide rate. This September… Read More →