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A Realistic Resolution

There are numerous things we can all do to improve our lives and the lives of those around us but, whatever your resolution, keep it in perspective.

12/31/2012

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Guarding Against Osteoporosis

People who have osteoporosis are at dramatically increased risk for fractures which, in the elderly, can lead to longterm health issues. So, how can this be prevented?

11/29/2012

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The Value Of Mint

That sprig of mint on your plate isn’t just decoration – it helps digestion and has a pacifying capacity as well.

11/20/2012

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Lift App

Breaking bad habits is hard – and sticking to a new routine is even harder. Lift is an app that can help.

11/19/2012

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Study: Americans Consume Almost As Many Empty Calories From Alcohol As From Soda

Cutting back on soda to cut calories? You might want to scale back your booze consumption, too.

11/15/2012

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Dieting To Beat Cancer

According to a report, a diet consisting of fruits and vegetables and soy is an excellent defense against cancer.

10/19/2012

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Leptin May Hold Key To Weight Problems

Leptin is an important hormone in regulating metabolism. If you have sufficient quantities of leptin you are less likely to be obese. But, if you don’t have enough, you can have problems with weight.

10/17/2012

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Stars At The Shore: Jillian Michaels

Celebrity trainer, Jillian Michaels recently taught a boot camp at Showboat Casino in Atlantic City for the inaugural Sweat AC Festival.

10/16/2012

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Another Benefit Of The Mediterranean Diet

A new study from Columbia University finds people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

10/05/2012

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Childhood Obesity Studies Underscore Problem

Multiple studies indicate that childhood obesity, and the problems associated with it, need to be addressed.

09/25/2012

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Teasing Kids Effects Behavior As Adults

Children who were teased about their weight are more likely to try fasting, skipping meals, vomiting, or using diet pills or laxatives as adults.

08/31/2012

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Some Fat May Be Healthy

Fat around the thighs and buttocks is considered unsightly by some but published studies have found that fat in this area can reduce the harmful effects of inflammation in the body leading to protection against disease.

08/23/2012

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AMA: Reduce Sugar And Salt Intake

Several years ago the American Medical Association took a strong stand warning people about the dangers of too much salt and excessive sugar in the diet. Sadly, things have not changed very much since that time.

08/21/2012

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The Importance Of Calcium

We know that calcium has numerous advantages including helping build strong bones as well as improved heart health. The obvious answer is to get needed calcium from your diet rather than from supplements.

07/26/2012

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Study: Adding Almonds To Your Diet Could Help Heart Health

Adding almonds to your diet won’t stop the weight loss and will help your heart, according to a study by doctors at Temple University’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.

07/25/2012

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