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Pumpkin EVERYTHING: 3 Unexpected Ways to Incorporate Into Your Recipes

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It’s fall, and we’re not ashamed to admit that we are loving the all-pumpkin-all-the-time-everywhere trend. Seriously, pumpkin is like the Frank’s Red Hot of autumnal veggies (“I put that stuff on everything”). Plus, it’s extremely good for you, and packed with things like potassium, magnesium, fiber, iron, and Vitamins E, A, and C. But if you’re tired of the same old same old (i.e., pumpkin-flavored everything), then check out some of the following inspiring and surprising recipe ideas.

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Head to the Gym and Save Yourself a Trip to the Doc

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There’s a reason why some health insurance companies and more and more employers are willing to pick up the tab for gym memberships. Regular workouts can save you a trip to the doctor, decrease sick days, alleviate the need for expensive prescriptions and improve your overall productivity and quality of life. Indeed, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise and the Medical Fitness Association announced their collaborative Exercise is Medicine Solution in 2016. That effort seeks to encourage physicians to prescribe exercise as medicine and use fitness as a primary defense against disease.

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3 Exercises for Improving Your Core Strength & Relieving Your Back Pain

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A full 70-80% of us can expect to have at least one episode of low back pain in our lifetime. Unfortunately, the common desk chair is one of the prime causes!
Sitting for a long period of time can put a lot of stress and tension on our muscles, bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, and discs. Extreme sedentary behavior can even weaken our postural muscles and lead to abnormal muscle and joint capsule tightness.

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