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Dr. Phil Shares: The 7 Best Strength Exercises

Less than 25 percent of North Americans over the age of 45 engage in strength-training exercises,1 which are actually among the most important exercises to stay fit and healthy. It’s a matter of fact that your muscle strength decreases with age… unless you do something to stop it. That “something” is strength training. Without it, […]

Dr. Phil Shares: Could Taking a Walk Improve Your Creativity!

Everyone encounters those days that no matter what you do you can’t seem to shake off the fog. Here’ a tip: to get that haze to lift, try taking a walk. A recent study, coauthored by Stanford researchers Marily Oppezzo and Daniel Schwartz, found through four separate experiments that walking has a large impact on creativity […]

Dr. Phil Shares: 20 Foods For A Spring Cleaning!

The connection between the body and the mind is a very real one, with the way your body feels playing a big part in how your brain functions and whether or not you experience a state of well-being. Keeping it free of toxins, free radicals, and other nasty things that can end up in our […]

Dr. Phil Shares: Inactivity May Be Deadlier Than Obesity

Most of you have probably heard me say it time and time again; MOTION IS LOTION! Well, her’s another major reason why. It’s no secret that the exercise/diet double whammy is a healthier way to lose weight than diet alone. In addition to shedding fat, exercise improves your cardiovascular system, regulates blood sugar, builds muscle, […]

Dr. Phil Shares: Should You Avoid Fruit Because of Its Sugar Content?

February 28, 2015 by

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The Short Answer: Absolutely not. Fresh fruit (not dried fruit or canned stuff drowning in syrup) should be a focal point of almost any diet. While it’s generally more caloric than veggies, the amount of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients within mean those calories are going to good use. As for the sugar issue, the fiber […]

Dr. Phil Shares: 25 Healthy Superbowl Sunday Snacks

It happens every year. Mere weeks after resolving to lose the love handles, we face a day devoted to sitting on the couch and filling our bellies with hot wings, nachos, and beer. North Americans consume more calories on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year. The food, most of it smothered in cheese […]

Dr. Phil Shares: 5 Easy Ways to Avoid the Holiday Weight Gain

December 15, 2014 by

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Every holiday season, you try the same old drill. Stuffing? Don’t need the extra carbs. Eggnog? No amount of nutmeg can hide all that fat and alcohol. Pumpkin pie? Too many calories… delicious, creamy decadent calories. Nope, this holiday season, you’re going to stick to your nutrition goals! But have you ever been successful in […]