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Eat In to Save Money and Calories

The average American eats out around 18 times per month, citing convenience as a major reason for choosing restaurant fare or fast food over home-cooked meals. Here are some tips to save you time, money and calories without the drive-thru … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Sneak Fitness into Your Day

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week! These days, leading an active, healthy lifestyle can be a challenge when balancing both work and a personal life. However, you … Continue reading

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ACI Specialty Benefits Appoints Erin Krehbiel as President

SAN DIEGO, CA – January 8, 2015 – ACI Specialty Benefits announced that Erin Krehbiel will serve as ACI president, effective today. After 13 years with the company, Krehbiel will take the lead in driving new growth initiatives through global … Continue reading

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Benefits of Family Dinners

Many Americans celebrate the winter holidays with traditional rituals like getting a Christmas tree, volunteering at a food bank, or preparing family dinners. Nowadays with parents’ and children’s increasingly busy schedules, family meals are generally reserved for birthdays or special … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Holiday Triggers

Maintaining or losing weight is tough enough without the temptation of holiday indulgences! Prepare to overcome holiday triggers by asking yourself the following questions and assessing how you can change unhealthy behaviors with healthier responses. 1. What prompts my unhealthy … Continue reading

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Measuring Your Exercise Intensity

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. This can be broken up into 30-60 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise 5 days per week, 20-60 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise 3 days … Continue reading

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Are All Carbs Bad?

Our bodies NEED carbohydrates to function. Determining what is a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ carb depends on the food’s nutrient content and the speed at which our bodies absorb them. Complex (a.k.a. ‘Good’) Carbs: Vegetables and whole grains provide fiber and … Continue reading

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Easiest Ways to Eat Less

In America, 66% of adults are overweight and 30% are now obese. Here are some tips to eat less and not overindulge… Use smaller plates and tall skinny glasses. Normal portion sizes look small on large plates; use smaller dishes … Continue reading

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Germiest Places in the Workplace

People spend 2,087 hours a year at work. And three of the top six GERMIEST spaces are in their own workplace! The main culprits? Your Desk… has more bacteria per square inch than a toilet seat! The Break Room’s Refrigerator … Continue reading

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MMA Fitness

MMA or Mixed Martial Arts is a full contact combat sport that incorporates a variety of martial arts and combat sports techniques. The sport has gained a lot of recognition through the promotion and popularity of the Ultimate Fighting Championship … Continue reading

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