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Stay healthy with easy exercise

We’re all looking for ways to stay fit and healthy, but fitting in workouts and cooking clean meals can be challenging. We’ve got a new product, a great website and an inspiring cookbook that will help you get healthy and stay healthy without stressing your schedule.

Easy work outsWork out while brushing your teeth

Fitness Flower is an easy way to make working out a part of your everyday routine. It’s a great way to couple many of your daily tasks with an exercise. Women busy with families, careers and volunteer commitments love not having to schedule a workout into an already packed day.

The Fitness Flower’s Bathroom Begonia starts you off with your bathroom ritual: Tone your buns and thighs while brushing your teeth or sculpt your calves while removing or applying your makeup. The newly added Office Orchid Tumbler gives you the opportunity to keep fit at the office (which also helps keep your mind sharp). Once you realize that you can sneak a workout into your daily routine without adding anything to your to-do list, you’ll be hooked. $19.95, fitnessflower.com.

Living Rich with CouponsGo organic for less

With more and more consumers making the switch to healthy eating, going organic is now more than a passing trend. Going organic doesn’t have to break the bank.

Money-saving expert Cindy Livesey, founder of the popular couponing site Living Rich With Coupons, has a host of tips that will you and your family full of good-for-you food without emptying the wallet. Tips include: learning where to shop, stocking up during sales, finding ways to save in other areas, making the most of store promotions and using coupons. livingrichwithcoupons.com.

Jen ArricaleCook clean, cook fast

Fitness chef and sports nutritionist Jen Arricale shares how to cook healthful meals fast in her new book: Healthy Recipes for a Busy Life: Easy to Prepare, Fun to Share!

According to a new report by the National Gardening Association, food gardening in the U.S. is at the highest level in more than a decade. Nearly 35 percent of all households in America, or 42 million households, are growing food at home or in a community garden, up 17 percent in five years.

Healthy Recipes for a Busy Life teaches simple, powerful techniques that anyone can use to improve their health, happiness and success with natural foods in their own kitchen. $27.95, JenArricale.com.

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