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Keeping up the Pace in Winter

Man running at autumn during sunrise

2017 is now in full swing, and hopefully you have been able to keep your goals and resolutions for the year this far. But if you haven’t, don’t feel guilty; remember that every day is a chance to start fresh!
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Tools for Evaluating How Parks Promote Physical Activity

RabbitHillParkGwinnett

Every year, millions resolve to live healthier lives. Physical activity is one of the main ways to get and stay healthy, yet this is a difficult task for many Americans. Parks may hold the key to getting people moving as they are normally close to our neighborhoods, have facilities intended for all sorts of physical activities and, best of all, don’t carry a price tag like gym memberships.
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Recipe: Zucchini Carrot Muffins

carrot muffins

Fall and winter are the perfect seasons for nutrient rich carbohydrates (nature always knows!), and can come in the form of root vegetables, fruits, and winter squashes! These zucchini-carrot muffins are great with whole wheat flour*, and can provide Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and even some Protein and Iron. Enjoy!
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Study Shows Chair Yoga Treats Osteoarthritis

chair yoga

For the millions of older adults who suffer from osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life while avoiding pharmacologic treatment or adverse events.
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State Park: What’s New for 2017

Black Rock Mountain State Park

A new year means new changes, updates and additions to elevate visitors’ experiences at Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites. With these new offerings guests to Georgia’s state parks will find new ways to get out, discover and explore.
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Recipe: Purple Bean Power Wraps

Purple Bean Wrap

The best time to buy cabbage in Georgia is December through March. It’s high in vitamin C, low in calories and is free of fat and cholesterol. Beware—cabbage begins to rapidly lose its vitamin C one it’s been cut.
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