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Striking Back

February 10, 2012 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses new research that provides insight into how exercise benefits the body.

Exercise Can Trump Genes

January 27, 2012 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the latest research on exercise and reducing Alzheimer Disease risk.

Diet + Exercise

January 20, 2012 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses new research on how exercise makes you healthier and can help in weight loss.

It Isn’t Impossible

January 6, 2012 by Mary Ireland

The first time that I read the “Fat Trap,” an article in the New York Times, a picture of two scoops of chocolate ice cream drizzled with caramel appeared to the side on each of the eight pages of the article. It really made me angry. I thought how sad it was that potentially some […]

Focusing or Resolving in the New Year

December 31, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

My beautiful daughter, Heather, took her fire hazard (Christmas tree) to the backyard on Christmas Day. Resolutions are often like that; discarded faster than a dried out fire hazard. Otherwise, they are likely to kindle and burn you with guilt and self-doubt. Because many people have had failure experiences with resolutions, they increasingly decide not […]

Goodbye to 2011

December 30, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland gives suggestions for creating a healthier lifestyle in 2012.

Working in Exercise

December 9, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the importance of mindfully incorporating more exercise into our daily lives.

More Holiday Gift Ideas

December 2, 2011 by Mary Ireland

If you are still struggling with the perfect gift for someone on your list – consider a book. I like giving books because a book can change a person’s life forever. The book on the top of my list this year is The Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion: Revolutionary Program That Lets You Rediscover […]

Elite Athletes Leading Us Back to Real Food

November 29, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

It is interesting that Kazimierz Funk, the Polish biochemist who is credited with formulating the concept of vitamins in 1912, made his observations and did his work just about 100 years ago. Funk got the idea to study nutrients in foods, after he read about a Dutchman, Christiaan Eijkman, a Nobel prize-winning professor of physiology, […]

Two New Ways to Improve Your Odds of Avoiding Diabetes

November 22, 2011 by Joyce Bunderson

Diabetes is the fastest-growing disease in history. The numbers are staggering; it is estimated that 80 million people in the United States have diabetes or are on the verge of developing it. In the face of these stunning statistics, it is amazing that most type 2 diabetes is preventable. In addition, it is estimated that […]