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Brush it!

Brush and floss your teeth after every meal and you may not only have a nicer smile but can cut the risk of head and neck cancer by 400 percent by preventing gum disease.

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Flu shots!

Flu shots are ready! The CDC recommends you get your seasonal flu vaccine before December for the best timing.

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Exercise Product: Jump Rope

Altus Athletic 9-Foot Adjustable Speed Jump Rope with DVD Price: $9.47 Minute-for-minute, jumping rope is one of the most beneficial exercises you can do. It is a vigorous cardiovascular workout that tones and strengthens your entire body. Because you’re utilizing all the major muscle groups of both upper and lower body, you will burn an incredible amount of fat – up to 1000 calories an hour! That’s more calories than virtually any other exercise in existence. Even ...

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Healthy Obsession

Good luck with changing your eating habits. It’s tough, but it pays off in the end.

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Good choice, bad choice: frozen meals

You don’t always have to order fast food when you run out of time to cook a meal from scratch. Frozen meals are still an excellent way to get the nutrients your body needs. And because a lot of microwave meals have a reputation for tasting like plastic and freezer burn, Truckers News has picked out the ones that actually taste homemade, so you can keep them in your cab cooler or miniature fridge. 1.            Healthy ...

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Don’t sweat the occasional setback

Take a careful approach to beginning a workout routine by first seeing a physician.

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Count your blessings

Ward off depression by counting your blessings and practicing random acts of kindness. These positive activity intervention techniques help create a habit of being happy.

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Good choice, bad choice: healthy desserts

The staff here at Truckers News has picked out three low-calorie and low-fat frozen treats, because, we too have trouble saying no when it comes to indulging in dessert. 1. Smart Ones Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sundae This low-fat vanilla-flavored ice cream over a chocolate cookie crust topped with fudge sauce and fudge brownie chunks tastes so good you wouldn’t think it’s diet friendly. It’s perfect to pack in your cab cooler for late-night cravings. Calories: 140 Fat: 2.5g Protein: 3g Carbohydrates: ...

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Are All-Makes Parts Right For You?

Indulge moderately

Don’t completely give up on your favorite desserts when dieting. Just learn to eat them in moderation.

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Portion control

Trying to learn portion control? Invest in a food scale and measuring cups. These tools will teach you the most about sizing your meals in order to meet your weight loss goals.

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