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The issues are in our tissues – how movement can release negative emotions

By Barbara Broggelwirth, RDN, CDN Did you ever have a stressful day and then feel reinvigorated after participating in some form of physical activity? That’s because our minds and bodies are intimately connected; we tend to hold negative energy in our bodies. In other words, the issues are in our tissues. The good news is…

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Increasing physical activity with your kids

By Erin Caraher RDN, CDN Physical activity is important for people of all ages, but especially for children. It promotes growth and development, strong bones and muscles, endurance and helps them maintain a healthy weight. Research has also shown that moderate to vigorous activity helps boost children’s critical thinking skills, grade point averages and standardized…