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Hanging out with the Rabbit

Category Exercise, Health

We have an amazing luxury in Greenville by having a health friendly town. We have areas for biking, swimming, walking and more at our fingertips. One of the best amenities for exercise is the Swamp Rabbit Trail. The Swamp Rabbit Trail runs along the Reedy River and spans from Downtown Greenville to Traveler’s Rest. There Read More…

Avocado Chicken Salad

Category Diet, Health

With summer being such a busy time for activities and vacations, I have been searching for quick, easy meals. After talking about how great of a substitute avocado can be for various ingredients, I gave it a try. I used avocado as a substitute for mayonnaise in this dish and it really hit the spot! Read More…

How Many Steps?

Category Exercise, Health

The new age of fitness trackers is upon us with the Fitbit, Jawbone and the Nike Fuelband to name a few. These trackers can be fantastic motivation to those of us looking to incorporate more activity into our lives. In order to increase activity, most of these trackers encourage a step count of 10,000 steps Read More…

Paleo: What is it all about?

Category Diet, Health

The Paleo craze has erupted with people praising its health benefits and weight loss abilities. Paleo eating typically refers to an eating style similar to one that would have been consumed during the Paleolithic era. During that time, meat and vegetables were the main food sources. So this style of eating focuses on non-processed meats, Read More…

Cereal for Breakfast: Friend or Foe?

Category Diet, Health

When we think breakfast food most of us jump right to the tried and true tradition of cereal and milk. With all sorts of mixes, flavors and ingredients there is never a shortage of variety. However, is cereal really the best option for breakfast? The main issue with cereal is that it typically has a Read More…