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Multiple Factors Contributing To Obesity

There has been a great deal of talk recently about obesity and all of the contributing factors that we may or may not be aware of.

05/04/2015

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Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Still Want Bake Sales

After much backlash, lawmakers in Virginia and Michigan are exempting bake sales from the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.

04/22/2015

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Blueberries May Fight Belly Fat – And More

Research found there is a high level of naturally occurring antioxidants in blueberries. The goal is to fight metabolic syndrome.

04/02/2015

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Diet May Impact Risk For Alzheimer’s

Can diet have an impact on whether we develop Alzheimer’s or other forms of demetia? The answer is a resounding yes.

03/23/2015

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Increased Waistline Means Increased Risk

Some experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.

03/20/2015

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Study Finds Vitamins Help Prevent Vision Loss

Vitamin B and folic acid help prevent age-related vision loss.

03/17/2015

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Coffee May Reduce Risk Of Skin Cancer

A new study finds that drinking caffeinated coffee is associated with a lower risk of malignant melanoma.

03/11/2015

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Managing Hypertension Critical To Good Health

Hypertension is the most common chronic condition treated by family physicians – and with good reason.

02/12/2015

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Add Soybeans To Balanced Diet

Soybeans contain all of the essential amino acids necessary for human nutrition and have been grown and harvested for thousands of years.

02/11/2015

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Health: New Research On One Thing You Do At Night That Could Derail Your Diet

The one thing you do at night that could derail your diet, there’s new research on the sleep connection.

02/05/2015

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FDA Regulates ‘Healthy’ Food Label

While the government regulates labels, you can too. If it sounds too tasty to be healthy, read closer and draw your own conclusion.

01/22/2015

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Study: Eating More Whole Grains Could Save Your Life

Looking to start 2015 off by eating healthy? You might want to pick up some whole grains, such as oatmeal.

01/12/2015

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Gluten Free Diet Reduces Risk Of Bone Fractures For Those With Celiac Disease

People with celiac have up to a seven-fold increased risk for bone fractures. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

01/07/2015

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Fast Food Can Affect Student Learning

Findings from a national study show that fast food not only increases kids’ weight but decreases test scores.

01/07/2015

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Commit App

The Commit app gently nudges you to help you reach your goals.

01/01/2015

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