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Elias Rojas – Elite Runner

Elias Rojas joined Dr. Waggoner to chat about his profession and his hobby, and in the process his passion is revealed. DR. WAGGONER: “What’s your profession Elias?” ELIAS ROJAS: “I’m an educator. I teach 1st grade for the West Noble School Corporation (Ligonier, IN). I’ve been doing that for the past 6 years.” DR. WAGGONER: […]

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What’s Our Motivation? – ONS

It’s not only important WHAT you do, but it’s possibly even more important WHY you do it. No matter what line of work you are in, it’s always good to ask yourself, “What’s my motivation?” At Orphan Nutrition Sponsorship, we have a little secret we’re letting out. We don’t choose to help orphans improve their […]

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Which Sleeping Position is Best?

If you have been paying attention to our recommendations in following our #HealthCompass, you know that we recommend getting between 7-9 hours of sleep every day. It’s just one facet in living a healthy lifestyle, but it’s an important one. Our bodies need that time to rest, recharge, and repair. When it comes to getting […]

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Exercise for Brain Health

We all know that exercise is great for burning calories, makes your heart healthier, and a whole host of other benefits. However, did you know that exercise actually helps your brain? That’s right! Here are the 5 key ways that a good workout helps improve your brain health… Improves Your Cognitive Function – Exercise will actually […]

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Intermittent Fasting – Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

  We’ve all heard it before. “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” It’s been engrained into our minds since we were children. But why? There is a new trend emerging; Intermittent Fasting or IF for short. What exactly is it? What is it good for? Should I do it? In its simplest […]

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Adorable Boy Takes His Daily Vitamin

Our taste preferences are a funny thing. So much of it comes down to comparisons and expectations. If you take someone who’s only ever eaten vegetables their entire life, and introduce them to meat, there’s a good chance they wouldn’t like it. If you were to introduce that same person to a new vegetable they’d […]

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Do Your Joints Ache? Just Plain Don’t Feel Good? Omega-6 Could be the Problem

Nobody likes pain in their joints. We’d all get rid of if we could right? What if part of the problem causing your joint pain was in the meals you eat, and that part of the solution was too? Let’s talk about two types of fatty acids; Omega-6 & Omega-3. Our bodies need both, but […]

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Children’s Vitamins: Junk vs Healthy

Why do sugar cereals exist? The answer is simple; SALES! Companies have figured out that if you make something taste great (and let’s face it, lots of sugar makes just about everything taste pretty good) they can get kids and therefore families to buy their goods. The problem lies in getting children to eat things […]

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The Health Compass = (W)est = (W)ater

Quite simply, we can’t live without it! Most doctors agree that the average person can live up to 8 weeks without food, whereas without water, most people would only last a matter of days (at most a week). The difference lies in the fact that our bodies can store food in the forms of protein […]

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The Health Compass: (S)outh = (S)leep

You’ve heard it time and time again. In a similar way a battery gets low and needs recharging, so do our bodies and minds! From the time we get up in the morning to the time we lay down to sleep at night, we are using our muscles for balance, walking, exercising, and pretty much […]

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