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Becky Comet from The Biggest Loser: This is my story.

Family medical history — before The Biggest Loser, I was running from mine. Heart disease, heart attacks, high blood pressure, strokes — throw in Type 2 diabetes and you’re looking at my family history. And that was just my parents …

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Summer is a Stress-Free Zone

Lazy days of summer? Not so fast. The three-month period between Memorial Day and Labor Day can be one of the busiest – and most stressful – times

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Color Your Summer – Seasonal Produce on a Budget

Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of fresh fruits and vegetables available in grocery markets and from local growers.Not only are they refreshing during the summer,

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Heart Healthy Choices & Happiness

Five years ago I got a call from my dad. He didn't want to worry me, but he wanted to let me know that he needed to have

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Late season tomatoes, a tasty end of summer dish

With summer coming to an end and fall starting to roll in, it seems like everyone with a garden is offering up extra vegetables they may have available.

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Heart healthy beyond the borders

You already know that we’re passionate about spreading the message of heart health awareness across the country. But who says we can’t be over-achievers? Heart disease knows no

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Summer weather and flavors of Tuscany

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we joke that summer doesn’t start until July 5. That was the case this year, then we had a few weeks of "autumn

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Summer Olympics-Inspired Office Activities

Finally! The Summer Olympics are back! I love this time of year… er… every four years! This year I’m extra enthusiastic about them since I watched a significant

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Sweating in Style

Do you exercise to feel frumpy, worn in and comfy? Probably not. We exercise for lots of reasons: to lower our cholesterol or our stroke risk, train for a

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Vacationing Heart-healthy

How many people believe vacation to be an excuse to kick back, eat what you want to eat and be decadently lazy?  Maybe you have visions of  warm