March Monthly Articles

March 4, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy March! Let’s get healthy! Here are the latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association:


Exercise And Kidney Health Research RoundupThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that more than 20 million U.S. citizens suffer from chronic kidney disease—the slow loss of kidney function—and that it is the ninth leading cause of death.
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Yoga Leads To Mindful LivingNew research shows that people who participate in yoga may also be more likely to adopt healthy lifestyle habits such as mindful eating and being physically active in ways other than yoga.
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Cash Or Credit? The Psychoeconomics Of Childhood Obesity It seems that debit card purchases promote the same type of frivolity in children as in adults, but when cards are swiped to pay for school lunches, the impact goes deeper than just free spending.
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IDEA Fitnographic: Plant Protein SourcesProtein. Every fitness professional fields questions from clients and participants about this important dietary component. Protein is found in bone, muscle, hair, skin and virtually every other body part or tissue.
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Recipe For Health: Quinoa With Dried Fruit MedleyAs the cold winter months wind down, there is still a limited amount of local fresh fruit available. This is a great opportunity to use dried-fruit varieties and reap nutritional benefits such as fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, says Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition ( and author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen (Grand Central May 2014).
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Anterior to Posterior Transverse Plane Lunge-Dumbbellsread more »


Healthy, happy living!

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