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A Note of Thanks
     The common link that all of us share is that we are all determined to become healthier and more fit. For most of us, that means strapping on a Polar heart rate monitor and working out and training effectively. Fitness is my passion and I know many of you share that same passion.
      In my efforts to promote fitness, I try to pursue as many means as possible to spread the word of fitness and this newsletter is one of those means. Staying within that focus is important to me, but I also realize that many Internet users also shop and look for good deals and special offers. Because I get sale and special offer announcements from other websites, I have decided to pass them on to you.
    On a personal note, the reason that the newsletter has not been coming out every week is that I have been working extra hard on my websites before our daughter Carly Ann is born. We're expecting her to join us sometime this week and for the rest of this year, it will be quite hectic to say the least.
     Finally, as many of you know, I run my business single-handedly with the help of my two year old daughter, Grace. She goes to work with me every day and is the best "helper" that a Daddy could ever want. Grace and I would like to say "thank you" to each and every one of you and to wish you all a joyous and safe Thanksgiving.

Featured Health and Fitness Articles
Healthy Thanksgiving
Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving - As much as we all love the holidays, now is when months of hard work and healthy eating start to dissolve into a pool of gravy and mashed potatoes. Here's how to have a delicious Thanksgiving meal and walk away unashamed. Continued...
Save 1,000 (Or More!) Calories This Thanksgiving - The Thanksgiving holiday doesn't have to be a diet disaster when you have renowned wellness coach Pam Smith planning your festive menu. Continued...
10 Step Plan for Holiday Diet Success - Good ole "holiday cheer" between Thanksgiving and New Year's doesn't always leave you feeling cheerful, especially when you start packing on some unwanted pounds. Here's a simple 10 step plan to make your healthy holiday something to celebrate. Continued...

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Health News Headlines
Report calls for "activity-friendly" communities
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sidewalks, parks and neighborhood stores could be part of the solution to the ever-expanding U.S. waistline, according to a new report.
Superfoods, anti-ageing products will be hot
LONDON (Reuters) - Amazonian superfoods and anti-ageing elixirs are likely to set the trend on supermarket shelves next year, a report said on Thursday.
Campaign promotes nutrition label smarts
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration have announced the availability of two new tools designed to help consumers use the Nutrition Facts label on foods to make healthy and nutritious food choices.
Neighborhood parks boost girls' physical activity levels
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young girls who live within a half-mile of a park are more physically active than those with no parks near their homes, a new study shows. And the more amenities like tennis or basketball courts, playgrounds, and running tracks in these neighborhood parks, the more vigorously active the girls were
USDA says 12 million Americans faced hunger in 2005
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 12 million U.S. households had trouble feeding themselves last year, but the rate of food insecurity did decline, the government said on Wednesday. The U.S. Agriculture Department said its food insecurity rate, a measurement of how well households can feed themselves, dipped to 11 percent, or roughly 35 million Americans in 2005, from 11.9 percent in 2004.
BMI and waist size predict pre-diabetic state
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Both body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference appear to be useful in predicting cardiovascular risk and metabolic abnormalities in people who are insulin resistant, a prediabetic condition, according to Californian researchers.

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