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All in a Day’s Work – Ways to Stay Fit at the Office

For some people, fitness is all in a day's work. They get exercise because their jobs require physical activity. That's a good thing, given the health and calorie-burning benefits of staying active. But, if you have a desk job or other sedentary job, you may need to be creative to find ways to keep your body moving at work. How much? Most general...

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Establishing Bedtime Routines for Children

  Sleep is an essential part of our day to ensure we are healthy and ready to engage in what life has to offer. Going to sleep and getting enough sleep are important skills for children to learn. Optimal sleep helps to ensure that children are able to play and ready t...

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April is National Occupational Therapy Month

In celebration of National Occupational Therapy Month, Vita Physical Therapy & Fitness will provide resources throughout the month of April to help educate on the profession of occupational therapy. Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeut...

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How Much Sugar Is In Your Food and Drink?

Modern life is so fast-paced that it can be difficult to keep a healthy balance of nutrients in the food you eat. Sugar is one of these nutrients, and the cells in the body would die without it. Consuming too much sugar, however, raises the risk of several dangerous hea...

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3 Little-Known Changes You Can Trigger With Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) promises to teach you how to control your hunger and drop unwanted pounds. can be regenerated by practicing intermittent fasting. And by choosing not to eat, some people use IF to actually bump up their commitment to health and wellness. If this all sounds outlandi...

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5 Reasons to Eat Frozen Fruits and Veggies

Studies show similar, sometimes better nutritional benefits to fresh produce The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends five to nine servings of  a day, and conventional wisdom traditionally has been that fresh is best. But recommendations are changing as more studies show there is no significant nutritional difference between fresh ...

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Is juicing healthier than eating whole fruits or vegetables?

Juicing is not any healthier than eating whole fruits and vegetables. Juicing extracts the juice from fresh fruits or vegetables. The resulting liquid contains most of the vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals (phytonutrients) found in the whole fruit. However, whole fruits and vegetables also have healthy fiber, which is lost during most juici...

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