How to Hack Your Brain to Love Exercise (Yes, Really!)
Jul17

How to Hack Your Brain to Love Exercise (Yes, Really!)

Exercise can feel like torture. When you work out, you get sweaty, you can’t breathe, you stink, you ache, you’re weak and shaky and exhausted…. You’re well aware that regular exercise is absolutely crucial to good health, but with that much misery involved, how can anyone expect you to keep it up—let alone to ever enjoy it? Fear not, friends! You can learn to love exercise, and it’s easier than you think: All it takes is an attitude...

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5 Surprising Strategies for Staying Motivated
Apr19

5 Surprising Strategies for Staying Motivated

From time to time, we all struggle with staying motivated. There are days we drag our feet at work; there are projects we leave unfinished around the house; there are New Year’s resolutions we make in earnest and then completely forget about by February or March. It’s not a sign of weakness, it’s an aspect of human nature. But it can be overcome. We’re here to tell you that whatever you set your mind to, you can achieve—whether your...

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Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?
Apr04

Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?

Easter eggs are tons of fun to color, hide, and hunt, but did you know they also make excellent snacks? In today’s post, we’ll tell you exactly why—and offer some helpful Easter egg safety tips to protect you and your family from foodborne illnesses. The Incredible, Edible Egg When it comes to nutrition, eggs have a bad rap that dates back to 1968, when the American Health Association arbitrarily recommended that Americans eat no more...

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Reaching Salad Success in 2017
Jan11

Reaching Salad Success in 2017

A RESOLUTION THAT COUNTS How many resolutions have you made for 2017? If your list is long, you might want to consider shortening it. In its advice for implementing lasting, successful lifestyle changes, The American Psychological Association strongly suggests making one small change at a time. Fortunately, the most straightforward way to improve your diet in 2017 is also the easiest: Just eat more salad! Even if you don’t change any...

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5 Healthy Tips for New Year’s Parties
Dec27

5 Healthy Tips for New Year’s Parties

In today’s blog post, you’ll find 5 helpful, healthy tips for navigating New Year’s celebrations without running your resolutions aground. But first, we invite you to take a moment and get in touch with what’s going on inside your head and your heart. Breathe in deeply, breathe out slowly, and let yourself be fully aware of your thoughts and emotions. For most of us, the week after Christmas is usually a time...

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Holiday Recipes for Restricted Diets
Dec13

Holiday Recipes for Restricted Diets

We all have high hopes for a happy and healthy holiday season. Even if you’re not on a restricted diet yourself, chances are good that someone in your circle of loved ones has been advised to keep an eye on his or her blood sugar or sodium levels. Because we here at 2YourHealth want you and those you care about to enjoy the holidays as much as possible this year, we’re sharing two brand-new holiday recipes specifically for...

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