Healthy Living Archives

Healthy snacks for the big game this weekend

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Thousands of football fans will descend upon Phoenix this week for the Super Bowl, but what about locals who plan to skip the fury and watch the game from home?  When it comes to the big game, the battle for best snacks gets as much hype as the competition on the field.  Whole Foods Market… Read More →

Corner Bakery Cafe offers Scottsdale a taste

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Corner Bakery Cafe recently opened their newest location in Scottsdale. The food is fresh and they offer a very large number of selections on the menu for people with health conscious diets, or even food allergies. The new location is located at 15507 North Scottsdale Road. Some of the favorites on this multi-course menu include: Breakfast: Anaheim… Read More →

Steep in the health benefits of tea

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Like most of your office mates, you have probably made your mid-morning trek down the hall to the break room for that second cup of coffee to perk yourself up. Day after day, you will make the trek for the hot and (hopefully) fresh cup of brewed beans. But there is an alternative. Tea offers… Read More →

Always dreamed of being a chef?

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The public is invited to experience the industry-leading approach of the Arizona Culinary Institute at an Open House on Saturday, January 17. Chef Instructors will be giving tours of the school from 9 a.m. to noon, and Admissions and Financial Aid Representatives will be on hand to answer questions from prospective students and their families. This event… Read More →

Are You Fueling or Poisoning Your Body?

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In today’s culture of skinny jeans and pencil skirts, the choice of diet meals and drinks can appear to be an alluring solution to achieving body image expectation. Snacks, drinks, and meals line grocery store shelves labeled as “sugar-free” and “low calorie.” Sounds like a simple choice, right?  After all, processed sugar isn’t recommended by… Read More →

Tips to stay safe while driving during holidays

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With the holiday season upon us, safe and responsible driving is more important than ever. The increased traffic, seasonal parties and unpredictable weather conditions all pose a dangerous threat to Phoenix roads and contribute to an increase in traffic crashes and injuries. The Traffic Safety Coalition (TSC) urges citizens to drive responsibly during this busy… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness now at Desert Ridge

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Mountainside Fitness announced the grand opening of its newest location near Desert Ridge Marketplace in February 2015. The new fitness location will be located at 4355 E. Irma Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050, on the North side of the 101, West of Tatum Blvd. and Desert Ridge Marketplace. The Grand Opening celebration will be a free,… Read More →

Skin Laundry can clear away years of coverup

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I have struggled with acne most of my adult life. After decades of spending money on expensive topical products and innumerable painful chemical peels and prescriptions from the dermatologist, I have finally found a solution. Skin Laundry has been my answer to a decades long embarrassment. Melasma, brownish patches of hyperpigmentation, has also been a… Read More →

How to make nut milks

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Many people today have started to stray away from dairy products. Instead they are choosing alternatives such as almond and even hazelnut milks. Unfortunately, even some of those items still contain preservatives. They may also contain carrageenan, an ingredient which studies have correlated to increasing risks of glucose intolerance, stomach ulcerations, and some cancers. There’s… Read More →

5 ways to refresh your workout

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Has your exercise routine gotten stale? Boredom with your routine quickly leads to shorter and shorter workouts, and then before you know it you’re skipping the gym altogether. While it’s common knowledge that the most effective exercise routines aren’t routine at all, most of us stumble through the same exercises every time we hit the… Read More →

Tips to avoid holiday stress, work burnout

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As the days grow shorter and colder, the holiday season is fast approaching. An inevitable side effect of holiday joy is added stress, whether it is in the workplace or at home. Josselyne Herman-Saccio, a leader of The Landmark Forum and Advanced Course, said there are five telltale signs that someone has hit a “burnout… Read More →

3 steps to reduce your thighs

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Women everywhere complain about the size of their thighs. Fat and cellulite have a way of ending up there – especially in the upper, inner thigh area. I’m often asked how to quickly and easily reduce fat in this unwanted thigh region, so today’s article is all about reducing your thighs. First I need to… Read More →

Tips for parents to keep Halloween healthy

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It’s Halloween. You don’t want to be the house that’s known for giving out carrot sticks, but you’d also like to hand out sweet treats that’s aren’t so bad on kids’ teeth. That’s where Chandler Dentist J. Philipp’s suggestions can help: The Good Candies • Sugar free lollipops stimulate saliva production, which flushes away bacteria.… Read More →

DIY face masks use fresh food for a fresher face

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It’s amusing to walk through a store in fall and see how many products can incorporate pumpkin as an ingredient — pumpkin spice Oreos, pumpkin pancake mix, pumpkin spice marshmallows and even pumpkin-flavored dog treats. However, what most people don’t know about the winter squash is that it’s packed with benefits for the skin. The… Read More →