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Dining Out Doesn’t Mean Ditching Your Diet

Dining out this holiday season? The American Heart Association offers these tips to help people make healthy choices, even when dining out. The Association’s “Healthy For Good” campaign encourages people to make the healthy choice the default choice for heart health. A nutritious diet including an abundance of vegetables and fruits, whole grains, lean meats

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11th Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon Draws Crowd to Fight Heart Disease

The 11th Annual Dutchess-Ulster Go Red For Women Luncheon, was held on Friday, November 9th at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie. More than 360 women attended the event the luncheon–the American Heart Association’s signature event to help raise awareness and funds to fight women’s number one killer—heart disease. Donations are being accepted at http://dutchessulstergored.heart.org for those

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Making Myself a Priority

Today’s BetterU Blog is from: JANNA!   Where has the time gone? Our 12 week Challenge is winding down and it feels like it flew by! And yet, when I look at all that I have accomplished it feels incredible that I haven’t been doing this for much longer. I once heard that it takes

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Thank you, BetterU!

This BetterU Blog is from CANDICE! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I can’t believe the program is ending. What a ride it has been. Although in the scheme of things, we are just beginning this new phase of our lives. I have learned so much more than just how to eat healthy and exercise.

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Continuing the Journey

This BetterU Blog is from…SHERYL!!   Hi all, This, my last blog post, is truly bittersweet. On Nov. 1 I have to go into the hospital to have unexpected eye surgery.  So unfortunately I will not be present for the most fun part of this amazing experience:  The Celebration!! I am so, so sad, but

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BetterU Blog — No Longer a Challenge–Now a Lifestyle

Today’s BetterU blog is from….Jaime!   How is it that we are already at week 11 of this challenge?  That went fast!  As I’m writing this I’m thinking that “challenge” isn’t the right word to use anymore.  I am definitely feeling that this is more of a true lifestyle now. When I started this journey,