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Pumpkin is a type of winter squash that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. It’s native to North America and particularly popular around Thanksgiving and Halloween. In the US, pumpkin typically refers to Cucurbita pepo, an orange type of winter squash. In other regions, such as Australia, pumpkin may refer to any type of winter squash. Read more

Many factors, biological and environmental, influence appetite, food choices, and meal timing. Some people can’t tell when they are hungry, while others have learned to ignore feelings of hunger. Both scenarios can lead to low energy levels, a dissatisfaction with food choices, intense cravings, and heightened hunger pangs. Food is used to nourish our bodies Read more

Maybe you’re the person who walks quickly past the door of the Group Fitness Studio, hoping the instructor and participants won’t notice you watching.  Maybe you’re thinking “I wish I looked that happy while I work out.” Maybe you’ve tried a class or two and are still looking for the one that feeds your soul. Read more

Picture this:  You decide to join the gym. You spend hours online researching the available options in the area, on the phone polling friends about their experiences at different locations and in person touring the facilities to find just the right fit.  You’ve donned your favorite exercise clothing, laced up your sneakers and plugged your Read more

Halloween candy and gym nutrition

Depending on the number of trick-or-treaters in your house, there is a very good chance you are waking up this morning with more candy than you gave away last night. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, consumers were expected to splurge this year on all things Halloween, and candy was no exception. Read more

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