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What's Good For You

What's Good For You

Your Core, what is it good for? Well it turns out that just about every move we make goes through our core.

Nutrition Facts Labels

Nutrition Facts Labels

After more than 20 years, changes to food items’ nutritional fact labels are coming.

Let's Get it Om.

Let's Get it Om.

The practice of yoga, helps people connect their mind to their body, remain calm & keep focused.

Getting Started With Exercise

Getting Started With Exercise

Getting started with exercise doesn’t have to be complicated you can begin at home.

One Foot In Front of the Other

One Foot In Front of the Other

Many local running stores offer programs to get you off the couch & exercising.

Fitness Assessment

Fitness Assessment

Assessing your physical fitness before beginning an exercise program

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Injury Foot Care Advice from the U.S. National Library of Medicine

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Checklists from this source of health information help you identify, understand and treat symptoms of a foot sprain. 

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Did North Carolina's State Capital Succeed in its First Try at a Public Water System?

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We take turning on the tap for the water we need to stay hydrated as a given. What does it take to have that all-important water source. Learn more about a water supply: A local historian takes a look at Raleigh's water history going back to the 1800s in a six-part video series. 

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Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle

Posted by Karen Archia on

March is National Nutrition Month and its theme is "Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle." This infographic from the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics outlines what's holding us back from needed dietary change and where to get support for a "Total Diet" approach.

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