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#OptOutside and Two Other Holiday Health Trends to Check out this Holiday Season

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One thing we’re grateful for this holiday season? That health and wellness continues to climb the list of priorities for some many in our community and country at large. Increasingly, it seems like many of us have decided to do away with accepting “good enough” and really pursuing better health. It’s a sentiment that’s evident30

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Our Guide to Direct to Consumer Genetic Tests

Recently, 23andMeTM emerged from a multi-year hiatus as the first FDA approved direct-to-consumer genetic testing service. Now through many different genetic test companies, customers can order a kit, send in their saliva, and receive their results. These tests have been revamped over time to offer significant improvements over older versions, perhaps the most significant being30

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Healthy Halloween Handouts

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At the Advanced Health and Wellness Center of New Jersey, we’re all about healthy lifestyle choices. And while a little bit of candy every so often isn’t such a bad thing, neither is offering something a little different this Halloween. Edibles aren’t the only option. There are lots of great treats out there that promote30

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Alternative, Holistic, Integrative, and Complementary Medicine: What’s the Difference?

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Alternative, holistic, integrative, and complementary medicine are all terms that are often used interchangeably when discussing a certain approach to health care. Although they do share a common thread, understanding the subtle differences between these terms helps demonstrate the goals and philosophies behind each. Here’s the rundown: Alternative Medicine: Alternative medicine describes practices not taught30

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Wellness-Inspired Gift Ideas

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Ever noticed how many birthdays you seem to be celebrating in September? It’s not just in your head–September is THE birthday month. Just check out this infographic! To help you with all those birthdays, check out these gift ideas. They’re all about encouraging healthy choices without being boring, judgy, or bland, so that you can30

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Five Ways To Kick Off Your Weight Loss Plan

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Forget beach bodies–weight loss achieved by adapting real lifestyle changes has way more rewards to offer. It also takes time, which is why getting started now on some healthy habits will come in handy as things get busier in the fall. Start Slow Quitting pizza and TV time cold turkey can backfire. Instead, set weekly30

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Six Ways to Fight Fatigue

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Frustrated by fatigue? You’re not alone–most of us experience periods of fatigue at some point in our lives. Read on for the inside scoop on how to rediscover your energy. Rule Out Medical Causes If you experience severe, persistent fatigue, it’s important to see a medical professional immediately. Fatigue can be symptomatic of more serious30

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Do Good, Feel Good, Look Good: Four Ways to Get Fit While Giving Back

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The truth is, taking care of your body can feel selfish. Between obligations to your career, family, and friends, taking time to focus on physical fitness is rough. But what if your workout wasn’t just about you? Try these tricks to get some exercise in while giving back to worthy charities! Charity Miles App This30

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Good health requires balance. Physical fitness, nutrition, sleep, pain management, and stress relief all contribute to a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. At the Advanced Health and Wellness Center of New Jersey, we help patients struggling with weight loss, fatigue, fibromyalgia, and other conditions using holistic techniques. Request an appointment and get started on a path towards comprehensive wellness.