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Get Swimsuit Ready!

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Summer and swimsuit season are here! Nutrition is 75% of the fight – It takes a lot of exercise (I mean a lot) to undo a poor nutrition plan. Portion size is the most important component.  Extra portions mean extra…

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Hormones, Sweet Hormones

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By: Vanessa Billingsley Some men and women are able to live flourishing, healthy lives by diligently engaging in diet, vitamin and mineral supplementation, and exercise programs.  However, some of us experience that despite our attentive efforts to age gracefully, hormones…

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The Fountains

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Active senior community promotes ‘The Art of Living Well’ A decorative wall piece that reads “Just Another Day in Paradise” greets residents and guests each time they enter the main lobby of The Fountains. While on the surface this expression…

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You’re Having a Baby!

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Pregnancy is not the time to seek to improve your fitness level or venture into new fitness territory.  It is an important time to keep fit and healthy for you and your baby.  Exercise relieves stress, keeps muscles strong, and…

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Beyond Lasik

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For Ivan Vasquez, it was about serving his country, joining the Home Land Security Border Patrol was his dream. But to be involved in this particular division of the military he was required to have at least 20/80 vision without…

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La Casa Senior Assisted Living

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Think of La Casa Senior Assisted Living as an act of faith in its community as well as compassion for its residents Owned by a pair of registered nurses who are members of longtime Merritt Island families, it is set…

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Working the Hill….

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It’s time to put the finishing touches on training for one of Brevard’s most popular running events, the Melbourne Art Festival 5k! According to Denise Piercy, owner of the Running Zone, 1,459 local “athletes” of all ages and fitness levels…

Eating Out the Right Way
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Eating Out the Right Way

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With so many great places to eat in Brevard County, we are bound to find ourselves out to eat with family and friends.  Most of us try to enjoy a good meal, without entirely thwarting our attempt to lead a…

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The Weight Is Over…

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LifeShape Fitness Center Opens in Melbourne Chalk up another first for Dr. Mark Fusco, Medical Director of LifeShape Advanced Bariatric Center of Florida. Back in 2003, he was the first to introduce the innovative Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB) surgery to…

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American Heart Association’s Go Red

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  Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States.  Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart diseases, stroke and other vascular diseases, causes the death of one out of every 2.6 women annually.  That’s nearly 460,000 deaths…

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