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Articles by various contributors to Men of Value, an online magazine for American men who value our Judeo-Christian values of faith, family, and freedom.

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FitnessLooking Good

by Michelle Homan Hiring a personal trainer can be one of the most beneficial decisions to be made when attempting to reach your health and fitness goals.  But before you pick up the phone, there are a number of important questions you should be asking yourself.  Being honest with yourself

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FoodLooking Good

By Carlton Ryan Many of us eat too much. The average person would be healthier if they ate less everyday. Of course, doing so is hard. Among the myriad difficulties is hunger. If you try to eat less, you may feel as if you are starving much of the time.

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FitnessLooking Good

By Dr Kristie Some people are reluctant to begin an exercise program, but when they finally make the commitment they give it 110% of their effort. While such motivation is laudable, exercising too vigorously or frequently can lead to a common problem in the fitness world – overtraining. Overtraining has

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FoodLooking Good

  By J. Lang Wood Nutrition experts advise everyone to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets, but some fruits have special benefits to keep your body functioning at its best. If you add these fruits to your diet on a daily basis, you will increase

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FitnessLooking Good

By Dr Kristie Some people are reluctant to begin an exercise program, but when they finally make the commitment they give it 110% of their effort. While such motivation is laudable, exercising too vigorously or frequently can lead to a common problem in the fitness world – overtraining. Overtraining has

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Soybeans are harvested with a Case IH 7230 combine harvester at dusk in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Soybean futures for November delivery fell 0.9% on the Chicago Board of Trade after reaching $8.92, highest for most-active contract since Sept. 16. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
FoodLooking Good

By C. Storey Since 1994, the United Soybean Board (USB) has conducted annual surveys to collect evidence about soybean consumption among Americans. Their 2015 survey revealed that 78% of the 1,000 random survey subjects consumed soybeans regularly, which was an 11% increase from the 2011 survey (67%). The findings revealed

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FitnessLooking Good

By Lisa Mason You’re probably already aware of the many benefits of getting and staying in shape and leading an active lifestyle. Once you’ve made the important decision to begin a new fitness routine, where do you begin? The biggest challenge is not only taking that first step, but committing

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FoodLooking Good

By Nathan Starr Eating healthy, dieting, and losing weight are trends that never go out of style. One trend that seems destined to stick around is clean eating, which involves ridding your diet of processed, fatty, and fried foods, and replacing them with healthy and fresh foods. Here are some

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FitnessLooking Good

By John Dunnery Whether you’re a water polo player or a chess fanatic, a piano aficionado or an aspiring chef, there are times when you want to achieve peak performance. Perhaps you are taking a test, performing in a competition, or playing in a championship game. Maybe a special friend

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FitnessLooking Good

From Lycra leotards to maple-infused water, the fitness industry is not without its fads. Luckily, for those who would rather shed pounds than dollars, this year’s trend is a “back to basics” approach using proven methods to get you fit, lean and toned. So before you leap into the rip

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