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03/29/2017 — Health Risk Assessment

      New Health Assessment available April 1 to Local 689 Members!   Are you making the healthiest choices that will help you sleep better or enjoy an active retirement?  Not sure?  Plan to take the new health assessment offered by The Transit Emplo...

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03/22/2017 — National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month! Here are some National Nutrition Month resources to get you started: My Plate Wins Real Solutions from Real Families (video) Remember to take advantage of the 689 Moving Metro Program.  

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03/22/2017 — National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

In February 2000, President Clinton officially dedicated March as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Since then, it has grown to be a rallying point for the colon cancer community where thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates t...

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April 18, 2017

11 Easy Dinners You Can Make With Rotisserie Chicken

tehw shared this story from Prevention.

It's 6 PM and you're headed home. Your stomach is already rumbling, so tonight's dinner needs to be something you can pull together fast. It also needs to be clean and protein-packed, which means that takeout or a bowl of cereal aren't acceptable options. (Here's what the perfect day of getting enough protein looks like.)

That's where tender, juicy, cooked-to-perfection rotisserie chicken comes in. It's not exactly a meal in itself, but turning it into one is crazy easy—and the results are always delicious. Here are 10 healthy, delicious ways to use it that'll fill you up and keep you satisfied all night. (You can lose weight without feeling hangry all the time. Try this cutting-edge plan that retrains your fat cells.)

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April 18, 2017

7 Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Are Slowing Your Weight Loss

tehw shared this story from Prevention.

They say that lean bodies are made in the kitchen. But that’s only sort of true.

Your weight loss success (or lack thereof) is actually determined at the grocery store. Fill your cart with wholesome fare, and you’ll be more likely to eat clean meals and snacks once you get home. Load up with junk, and well, you get the idea.

Of course, loading up on the good stuff can be easier said than done, though. Even with the best of intentions, there are plenty of ways your trip to the grocery store can go wrong—and end up thwarting your weight loss progress. Here are 7 common mistakes you might be making, plus ways to shop smarter. (Never diet again and still lose weight with this cutting-edge plan that naturally retrains your fat cells! Here's how.) 

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April 18, 2017

15 Ways To Lose Weight In 15 Minutes

tehw shared this story from Prevention.

Healthy, sustainable weight loss is a slow process that can take weeks or months. But that doesn't mean you can’t take steps that will start boosting your success right now. After all, getting leaner is really about making lots of little choices and changes. You don’t have to wait for those decisions to come to you, though. In the time it takes you to catch up on your social feeds, you could be taking a small, but significant, step that can add up to more pounds lost. Here are 15 to try—all of which will take you less than 15 minutes. (Looking for even more ways to lose weight—and keep it off? Check out Prevention's new Younger In 8 Weeks plan. You could lose up to 25 pounds in 2 months!)

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