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‘Traffic Light’ Food Labeling Leads To Healthier Choices

Labeling choices by color, researchers found there was a 12% increase in the purchase of “green” or healthy foods and a 20% decrease in the purchase of “red” or unhealthy foods.

01/13/2014

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Dr. Rosenberg

Dr. Rosenberg was here to speak with us about the topic that is top of mind in the new year, weight loss!

01/10/2014

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Count Eat. Calories App

The CountEat. Calories app helps you keep track of what you’re eating, but rather than being the tedious process it usually is, it uses an estimation approach.

01/06/2014

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Don’t Let Broken Resolutions Break Your Heart

It is very common for people to break their New Year’s resolutions in short order. Don’t be discouraged.

01/01/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Not Much More Expensive To Eat Healthy

Most people believe that it is far more expensive to eat healthy but the difference can reportedly be as little as one dollar and fifty cents per day.

12/19/2013

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Okay To Indulge On Thanksgiving

Indulging in a big meal, like Thanksgiving, should be a once in a while occurrence – not the first day of many big meals through the holiday season.

11/27/2013

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Clinical Trial On Breast Cancer Treatment At Jefferson Hospital Shows Promising Results

The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.

11/26/2013

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Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker App

With a database of over 3 million foods, the Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker app makes it easy to keep track of what you take in.

11/20/2013

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Women At High Risk For Hip Fractures

Approximately one in six women will have a hip fracture in her lifetime. One in 35 will die from complications related to the break. So, what can you do to reduce the chances it will happen to you?

11/01/2013

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Limit Sugar In Your Diet

Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons each day. A troubling statistic because women should be getting no more than six teaspoons a day, and men, nine.

10/31/2013

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Fast Food Restaurants Add Healthier Options

I don’t know if you have noticed but there is a new battle going on at fast food restaurants. It is a desire to make them healthier with their food choices.

10/07/2013

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Benefits Of A Preventative Lifestyle

From a lifestyle standpoint there is now little doubt that exercise, a well-balanced diet and stress reduction can play a protective role as we age.

10/01/2013

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You Don’t Have To Be Perfect To Be Healthy

You don’t have to use special facial creams or start the latest fad diet in order to look and feel good. It’s much more simple and less expensive than that.

09/19/2013

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Fired For Being Fat

The Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City set off a firestorm of criticism when it implemented a policy barring fat servers from the bar.

08/29/2013

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