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Health Buzz June 15: Yoga Barbie Controversy, Worst Grilled Foods, Dad’s Weekend Recipes

Yoga Teacher Barbie Bends Children’s Advocates Out of Shape

Add yoga teacher to Barbie’s list of careers. Mattel added yoga Barbie to their exclusive line “I Can Be…”,  which is supposed to inspire girls to strive for more than just the ordinary. Once again Barbie stirs up controversy and we hear from people on both sides of the argument.

A Carrot Had More Nutrients 50 Years Ago Than it Does Today

Nutrition from your fruits and veggies isn’t going away, but studies show that there were more nutrients in them years ago than today. The environment is responsible for less nutrients in your fruits and vegetables. But don’t shy away from these essentials because those guys still pack a punch when it comes to nutrition.

Zero Weights, Zero Problem: Strength Training Without Weights

Can’t get to the gym or don’t have your own weights at home? That’s no excuse to skip strength training. We show you a variety of moves that rely on your own body weight to get toned.
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Health Buzz May 18: Sports Bra Horrors, hCG BS, and a Perfect Weekend Dinner

Before you dive head first in to the weekend, give yourself a healthy dose of news from DIR and our friends. Plus, we’ve got a perfect spring dinner lined up for you.

News from DietsInReview.com this week

Prairie Fire Marathon’s Local Joes Start Running with DIR and Holly Perkins

DIR is sponsoring a team of runners for Wichita’s fall marathon. With a little help from trainer Holly Perkins, we’ll turn four local “joes” in to half marathon finishers.

Fitter Moms Have an Opportunity to be Better Moms

When mama’s healthy, everyone is healthier and happier. Mommy fitness groups across the nation are inspiring Cat Poland to get fit for herself and her two young daughters.

The Worst Thing Your Sports Bra Ever Did to You

Trapped inside a sweaty sports bra is one thing. Cutting yourself out or popping out during kickboxing is quite another. Don’t miss these tales from the fitcrypt!

News from DIR’s friends

Is HCG a Big Load of BS? – Kelly Turner Fitness

Tyra Banks Supports Vogue Decision to Stop Using Anorexic Models – iVillage

Milk: It Does a Complexion Good – HelloGiggles
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The Skinny on Free Online Weight Loss Programs

As the Internet is helping us to do all things we could only dream about – work from home, create our own business, do all of our holiday shopping – it is also giving an opportunity to those who want to lose weight, to adopt an online program and drop those pesky 10, 20 or 50 pounds.

There are a host of online weight loss programs out there, but in these tough economic times, spending monthly membership dues on a diet program may be a luxury we can no longer afford. So here is a look at some great online weight loss programs that are, best of all, free!
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