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Healthy Sleep and Shift Work

Learn how to overcome a few common barriers that may impact your ability to achieve restful sleep when working a non-traditional work schedule.

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Make Each Day Count

One of the first steps in making healthy choices each day is realizing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and truly making a behavior change.

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Fit on the Farm

Although regular job duties on the farm may include intense physical tasks, aerobic physical activity is still needed in addition to the short burst, physical tasks.

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Target Heart Rate: Finding the Right Intensity

For many individuals, determining if you are working at a moderate or vigorous intensity may be tricky.

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Fitness Trends: Spinning

Spinning, or indoor cycling, is a popular fitness class offered across the nation.

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Brain Health: Sleep & Mental Rest

Sleep plays a crucial role in our current functioning as well as retaining memories.

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Brain Health: The Impact of Chronic Stress

Stress affects everyone. Stress is your body’s response to a real or perceived harmful situation.

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Reasons to Visit a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) are in the business of food and have completed multiple layers of education and training that enables them to provide the highest level of nutrition counseling.

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The Calories We Need Change Over Time

Did you know the number of calories a person needs is influenced by several different things?

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The Multiple Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness is a term encompassing many different dimensions and living a healthy life involves an active process of adopting behaviors in many different interacting areas.