Monthly Archives: March 2014

Best Post-Workout Snacks

What you eat after your work out has a lot to do with the results that you see! To make your fitness routine effective, you want to eat a snack that contains about 20 grams of protein within an hour … Continue reading

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Military Families: Service Banners and Their Meanings

It is not only the soldiers that make sacrifices in their service. The commitment and support of family members can be an arduous and costly journey as well. Those who are not close to an individual in the service may … Continue reading

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Culture of Wellness: Karen Reuben in Tulum, Mexico

When my best friend told me that she was going to get married in Mexico and she wanted me to be the Maid of Honor, I was thrilled to go on this adventure with her.  She invited my husband and … Continue reading

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Healthy World Recipe: Brazilian Flank Steak

ACI CORE Culture of Wellness presents Healthy World Recipes! Ingredients: STEAK 6 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 small hot pepper, such as jalapeño or serrano, minced 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 pounds flank steak SALSA 1 … Continue reading

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Healthy World Recipe: Sweet & Sour Tofu

ACI CORE Culture of Wellness presents Healthy World Recipes! Northern Asia: Sweet & Sour Tofu Ingredients: 1 20-ounce can pineapple chunks or tidbits, packed in juice 3 tablespoons rice-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

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Dance Your Way with Zumba!

Zumba, a Latin-inspired aerobic dance class, is a great way to spice up your fitness routine.  Shimmy into a nearby Zumba class, rent a Zumba Fitness DVD or even download an app like Zumba Dance to start reaping the comprehensive … Continue reading

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Exotic Fruits from Around the Globe

Stuck in a food rut? Broaden your cultural awareness and expand your palate by experimenting with exotic fruits! In many countries, these fruits are used for their medicinal properties and therapeutic benefits, but their unique flavors, textures, and nutritional qualities … Continue reading

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Stand-Up Workstations

Did you know that sitting for long periods of time has been linked with a variety of adverse health effects including obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer?  Furthermore, newer research shows that regular exercise may not necessarily counter … Continue reading

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Financially Fit in Five Simple Steps

With tax season in full effect, it’s the perfect time to get personal finances in order.   These five simple steps will help start the process of building long-term financial wellness, security and success. Follow your money trail Swiping the card, … Continue reading

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All About Whole Grains

It’s no doubt that whole grains are good for you and help to prevent chronic diseases such as heart disease, type II diabetes, and obesity. However, distinguishing the good grains from the bad can be tricky. Looking at the nutrition … Continue reading

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