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6 Tips for Avoiding Exercise Injuries

Healthy Habits - 6 Tips for Avoiding Exercise Injuries

Our musculoskeletal system is robust and can adapt to most stresses encountered in training programs. This means that with adequate, balanced overload of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones, all of these structures grow stronger and can withstand increased stress in the future. The key to minimizing the chance of …

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Raising Healthy Eaters

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Children continue to grow and develop physically, cognitively and emotionally from infancy through adolescence. Learning to enjoy new foods and developing feeding skills are important components of any life stage as children aim to gain full independence. According to Ellyn Satter, a world-renowned registered dietitian, who has devoted her life’s …

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Show Your Heart Some Love on Valentine’s Day

Show Your Heart Some Love on Valentine's Day

Have you considered staying in for Valentine’s Day this year? You can make this holiday special for you and your loved one and still make nutritious choices that promote heart health by cooking your Valentine’s dinner at home! Cooking more meals at home allows you to choose quality, nutrient-dense ingredients …

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Simple Steps for a Healthy Start in 2018

Healthy Start into the New Year

It’s that time of year again… Like clockwork, the dawn of each new year seems to invite an endless supply of messages about adopting a healthier lifestyle. Whether it’s the symbolism of having a fresh start or motivation to lose a few pounds after the holidays, the pressure is everywhere …

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Your Commissary Helps You Eat Better Together

Your Commissary Helps You Eat Better Together

As the holiday season approaches, many of us will be able to enjoy celebrations and meals with our families, but it’s really important to make family meals a priority as much as possible all year long. That’s why October is Eat Together, Eat Better Month! Washington State University (WSU) Extension launched …

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Your Healthy Lifestyle Festival 2017

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Your Healthy Lifestyle Festival kicked off recently at commissaries worldwide, and it will continue in the weeks to come! This year’s theme is “Live Healthy! Save Big!” If you’re not familiar with the festival, it’s an annual event that the Defense Commissary Agency hosts in conjunction with our military resale and …

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