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Fitting in Fitness as a Working Woman

Neidig, SujataBy Sujata Neidig, Americas Business Development Manager, Freescale Microcontrollers Product Group

As a working woman, I know that it’s easy to let taking care of yourself fall to the bottom of your to-do list. It’s especially hard to keep up with any type of fitness routine when you’re traveling for work. So after having two kids and starting a job that required travel—my background is in engineering—I became a runner, though I was never an athlete throughout childhood or early adulthood. Read More

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Is Stress Stressing You Out? How to Live a Productive, Balanced Life

Anderson, Katherine 120x120CTCA_TX_Corliss IvyFeaturing Katherine Anderson, N.D., F.A.B.N.O., National Director of Naturopathic Medicine, Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Corliss Ivy, L.P.C., Mind Body Therapist, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Career, family, finances, pets, housework, cooking, community involvement— it’s no wonder the modern woman is stressed out! Stress can be caused by physical, mental and emotional triggers and is a normal process essential to life. But chronic stress can weaken the immune system, and when the body’s defense system against diseases becomes compromised, the body is less able to defend or repair itself. Here, from the Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Katherine Anderson, N.D., F.A.B.N.O., and Corliss Ivy, L.P.C., is what you need to know about stress, including how to identify and manage it, for a healthier, happier daily life. Read More

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Gluten-Free On the Go, Go, Go!

Pillow, ClaudiaFeaturing Claudia Pillow, Chief Nutrition Officer, Hail Merry

Describing her diet as “healthy foodie leaning paleo,” Hail Merry’s Chief Nutrition Officer Claudia Pillow, Ph.D., has been happily living gluten-free for more than 11 years. Her diet consists of lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, sustainable seafood, organic poultry, grass-fed meat, lentils and good fats like virgin coconut oil and olive oil. A typical breakfast may be an organic egg, cheese and avocado omelet with a slice of homemade gluten-free bread and a green smoothie. She loves dark chocolate but avoids processed grains, oils and sugars as much as possible. Her home is gluten-free and all friends and family eat gluten-free when they share a meal at her table. That’s at home. Gluten-free on the go can be a whole lot more challenging, but here’s what Pillow has learned from over the years. Read More

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Love Your Life Even on Workdays

Gladney-LawanasqFor many of us, the end of the business day just means the beginning of home office hours. So we end up living for the weekend, which is hardly a healthy way of life. “You need to have balance every day in order to rejuvenate your mind and body,” says Lawana Gladney, Ph.D., aka Dr. G, an emotional wellness expert and author of If You’re in the Driver’s Seat, Why Are you Lost? A Roadmap to an Amazing Life. Here’s how—it’s easier than you think. Read More

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Healthy Choices for Every Craving

Kreiger, Ellie 200x235You’re busy, you’re late, you’re tired, you’re stressed. Whatever your reason for eating badly, it often comes down to the fact that you are pressed for time. But food that’s good for you can be quick and convenient—and truly satisfying, says Ellie Krieger, TV host and author of Weeknight Wonders: Delicious, Healthy Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less. Check out your best bets for one-handed breakfasts (salty or sweet), desktop lunches (hot or cold) and afternoon-slump snacks. Read More

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