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10 Foods Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

Polly Pitchford - Friday, February 21, 2014

When it comes to eating healthy, you need to set yourself up for success. A kitchen filled with cookies and chips, for example, won't encourage you to reach for that piece of fruit instead. Be smart by stocking up on these ten healthy items that keep for a while and will help you whip up a healthy meal no matter how time-pressed you are.  Read More

Foods For Teens That Fix Common Complaints

Polly Pitchford - Monday, March 25, 2013

Dry skin? Nasty cold?  These easy swaps will help more than just your comfort-food craving!  Read More

6 Best Foods to Fuel Your Body

Polly Pitchford - Friday, February 15, 2013

It's February you know.  Are you still setting that alarm an hour early to get in that morning workout before heading to work?  Good for you!!  That means a healthy habit is strongly in place, YAY!  Now in order to enhance this wonderful routine you're in, you need to fuel your body pre and post workout for best energy and recovery. I'm offering 6 natural foods from the plant kingdom that you've got to try...and, of course, the reasons why.  Read More

Ways to Stay Motivated to Get Healthy

Polly Pitchford - Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Need an instant dose of inspiration? Take this quick, healthy-habit quiz. (I've used diet as an example, but you can plug in any behavior that you're trying to maintain). Answering these questions often helps to boost motivation just enough to remind you of why you started eating healthy in the first place.  Read More

Secrets to Staying Motivated to Exercise

Polly Pitchford - Wednesday, February 06, 2013

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Acceptance of Sagging Knees

Polly Pitchford - Thursday, August 23, 2012

I am a proud veteran of the fitness industry of 30 odd years and have taken pride in my healthy heart, strong muscles and toned body.  Let's see, if I started exercising at 26 and have been at it for 30 years....Yikes!  No wonder I'm looking at sagging knee skin when I'm in Downward Facing Dog!   Read More

Easy Changes: Upgrade Familiar Foods

Polly Pitchford - Sunday, July 29, 2012

I was so excited to be all by myself in the health food store deli for the first time!  I had just started working there after being motivated to change my diet (and my career) because of a vegetarian cooking class I had recently taken.  I was so jazzed about cooking and eating healthy that I easily quit my post college waitressing job (aforementioned "career") and jumped at the chance to cook in a vegetarian deli.    Read More

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