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Cooking with coconut oil

Is Coconut Oil a Healthy Alternative?

Icon April 17, 2013 - 16:37

Reader: I want to know how healthy cooking with coconut oil is? Is it good to include on a fitness or healthy diet? Have seen many articles on the health benefits, but how much is too much.
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Exercise on the Beach or Outdoors

Exercise on the Beach or Outdoors

Icon April 4, 2013 - 14:57

One of the special treats you get from living in San Pedro is walking/running on the beach! It’s quite a privilege you have that I don’t think many of you take advantage of. Exercising outdoors is associated with feeling more revitalized, more energetic, and less tense, angry or depressed, than indoor activity. Read more »

Health and Fitness, Exercise in Belize

Living Healthy at Any Age, Take the Challenge

Icon March 26, 2013 - 14:28

As we get older, chronic diseases creep in. It seems that only then, we realize how important our diet and physical activity is to our well being. Eating healthy and exercising is a lifelong habit we need to do our best to maintain. Read more »

Moving Forward with Great Diet and Exercise

Moving Forward with Great Diet and Exercise

Icon March 19, 2013 - 15:01

Q: I was wondering if you can submit a diet plan for me; something simple but effective. I workout everyday but I still manage to eat things I shouldn't.
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Getting your Legs and Butt in Shape for Easter

Getting your Legs and Butt in Shape for Easter

Icon March 12, 2013 - 16:58

Q: How do I tone my legs and butt?! I just had a baby about six months ago and I’m naturally a slim girl, “Un palo!” I notice my glutes are very saggy. I don’t have time to go to gym since my baby is still young. Read more »

Healthy Living and Fitness Tips by Kathy

Healthy Living and Fitness Tips by Kathy

Icon March 1, 2013 - 10:21

Katherine Portillo (Kathy) is a San Pedrana at heart and known as a health and wellness enthusiast. She was born and raised on La Isla Bonita and then moved to the United States to join the U.S. Air Force. She is currently a Captain and serves as the Command and Control Lead for the Space Systems Engineering Directorate at Los Angeles Air Force Station. Read more »