Enjoy holiday treats without guilt

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Eating cookies is a way to literally take in the holiday spirit. Strike a healthful balance so you can enjoy them.

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Training with trainers

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Atari nearly introduced the world to fitness gaming 30 years ago

Atari nearly introduced the world to fitness gaming 30 years ago

Decades before Wii Fit, Atari tried to turn exercise into a game with Puffer, the great exer-gaming bike that never was. The project was scraped when the industry crashed.

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Medical Mysteries: Given no hope, cancer patient fought

Medical Mysteries: Given no hope, cancer patient fought

By all rights, Dana Deighton should be dead by now. At least that’s what her doctors told her.

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Enjoy holiday treats without guilt

Enjoy holiday treats without guilt

Eating cookies is a way to literally take in the holiday spirit. Strike a healthful balance so you can enjoy them.

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14 low-calorie cookies for the holidays

14 low-calorie cookies for the holidays

These treats have 100 calories or less, as well as limited fat and sugar.

10 ways to make the most out of leftovers

10 ways to make the most out of leftovers

Feel like a failure when food goes to waste? Here’s how to use leftovers effectively and deliciously.

12 healthful holiday swaps

12 healthful holiday swaps

These swaps add up to more than 1,000 calories saved, without putting dent in your festive mojo.

5 ways to fight the holiday bulge

5 ways to fight the holiday bulge

Enjoy the seasonal offerings mindfully, stay active and hydrate – but don’t count calories.

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Don’t let asthma keep you from exercising

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4 ways to stay healthy during holiday shopping trips

The holiday season presents many diet challenges. If you’re headed to the mall, here’s some advice.

Think twice before you peel an apple

Think twice before you peel an apple

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It’s good exercise and it lets you relive your childhood: Table tennis is back

It’s good exercise and it lets you relive your childhood: Table tennis is back

Did you play ping-pong as a kid? It’s still an effective and fun way to work up a sweat.

Winter’s new miracle drink: Bone broth

Winter’s new miracle drink: Bone broth

Broths are full of nutrients, promote gut health and help support skin, hair and nail growth.

Reinvent your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers

Reinvent your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers

Try the meat in a healthful Southwestern hash with bell peppers, potatoes, tomatoes and more.

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Fitness gifts: Know your audience

Fitness gifts: Know your audience

How to make sure that what you’re giving doesn’t cause someone to take offense.

The turkey is not to blame for Thanksgiving ‘food comas’

The turkey is not to blame for Thanksgiving ‘food comas’

The real nap-inducers are side dishes: sweet potato casserole, stuffing and double-crust apple pie.