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Holly Cooper Ford (Page 8)

Holly Cooper Ford is a freelance writer and editor based in Atlanta. She received her journalism degree from the University of Georgia prior to moving to New York City, where she worked at Rolling Stone and Mademoiselle magazines. She was on staff at Creative Loafing Atlanta and then led the editorial team at Plow & Hearth catalog in Virginia prior to making the move to healthcare marketing in 2007. In addition to writing for the blog, Holly manages the UVA Physician Resource website, contributes regularly to Vim & Vigor magazine and writes a monthly UVA health column for the Daily Progress.

Posts by Holly Cooper Ford

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Do Yoga Anytime, Anywhere with this Video video post
Exercise, Videos 10/3/2017

Within the past decade, yoga has infiltrated not only Western culture, but also Western medicine. That’s because the more we learn about this ancient practice, the more we realize its benefits go far beyond flexibility and muscle toning. Multiple studies have shown that yoga can positively impact the body in…

olive oil
Should You Splurge on Virgin? Get the Skinny on Olive Oils
Nutrition 6/27/2017

You’ve likely gotten the message loud and clear: olive oil is the go-to pick in the kitchen over animal fats like butter. But with so many to choose from, how do you know which olive oil is best? We asked registered dietitian Katherine Basbaum to give us the lowdown. Why…

paleo diet nutrition
The Pros and Cons of the Paleo Diet
Nutrition, Videos 5/23/2017

The Paleo Diet™ is called the “caveman diet” for a reason. It’s based on the premise that the best foods for us are those that our ancestors ate. That is, no processed foods, dairy or refined sugars. Instead, Paleo followers opt for fresh fruits, vegetables and meat. In a recent…

stressed child
Perfectionist Children: Tips to Manage Their Stress
Kids 12/15/2016

We all want our children to strive for greatness. But, what happens when your child’s quest for perfection becomes all-consuming? Get tips for finding a balance and help them to learn that its ok to not be perfect in everything.

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