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Posted by Katie Sack at 10:16AM

Have you noticed that in other countries many people don’t go to the gym? How do they stay so fit without spending hours at the gym?

They ditch the car!

Commuting to work, to a friend’s house, or to the supermarket, is often done via walking or bicycle.  Not only does this have great health benefits of an added workout, it is great for...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 4:24PM

Have you ever noticed that in other countries people tend to eat rich and high caloric foods like pizza, beer, ice cream, bread and cheese, but still tend to stay fit and small? The secret for these women and men is often that they do eat these “bad” foods, but they practice moderation.

In the U.S, moderation is not an easy practice. Whenever you go to a restaurant, the...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 8:34AM

Celebrating Spring in Upstate NY is a time to welcome renewal after a hard winter season (especially this one). It’s not only about warmth, but also about growth and the renewal of the cycle of life.

We are running a Facebook Photo Contest to celebrate Spring. This contest is open to all IC faculty and staff! We will be giving out a great prize on the last day of April to...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 11:06AM

In Argentina, meals are surrounded around sharing and spending time with others. Lunch is a 3-5 hour break in which employees often leave to go home and share a meal with their family or go out with them to a long lunch in a café.  After employees go home around 9pm, much the same, meals are shared among the whole family and/or with friends since everyone is home after 9pm. ...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 2:24PM

When the going gets tough, a little inspiration can go a long way, especially with something as hard as quitting smoking. Fortunately, there are many inspiring stories, helpful tips, and resources online for free!

On Quit.com, you can find many quit smoking tips and inspiration including:

  • Maintaining Willpower...

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