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The Truth About Butter

on December 3rd, 2016 Leave a Comment

For at least the last three decades, a shadow has been cast over butter as the artery clogging scourge of all saturated fats to be avoided at all cost, lest we put ourselves at risk for obesity and heart disease. But new information is coming out that suggests that reducing one’s intake of butter and […]

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Top 7 Health and Fitness Apps

on November 27th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Technology has gotten its hands on everything, and health and fitness is no different. Whether it’s your phone, tablet, or even your watch, something to aid you in your health is a push or a click away. To make sure we are taking advantage of our devices’ (and our app stores) fullest capabilities, we took […]

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‘Tis the ‘Weight-Gaining’ Season

on November 25th, 2016 Leave a Comment

I recently saw a picture on Facebook that was captioned: “Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” It’s a common saying, but thought-provoking at the same time. It puts things in perspective and helps you understand that the decisions you make now can affect you in the future. One thing that […]

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What does Sugar, Potassium and Vitamin D Have in Common?

on November 20th, 2016 Leave a Comment

They’ve all made it to the label. The food label that is! The FDA recently announced that they are making a few changes to Nutrition Facts Labels to help consumers make better informed food selections. What was the issue with the current labels? Well, there isn’t necessarily an “issue,” but with new scientific evidence about […]

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Turn New Year’s Resolutions to Rest of Year Goals

on November 20th, 2016 Leave a Comment

“New Year’s Resolution, bro!” That was the reply I received when I asked a friend if he is ready to come to the gym with me. That’s the train of thought for a lot of us dieters around this time of year. The New Year is right around the corner, and that is when we’ll […]

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9 Tips on How to Eat Mindfully for Weight Loss

on November 13th, 2016 Leave a Comment

When it comes to dieting, many people develop an adversarial relationship with food. Dieting often becomes about what you can or can’t eat … with all our favorite (junk and comfort) foods ending up on the chopping block. However, while watching what you eat is certainly important, more experts are pointing to HOW you eat […]

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November is National Diabetes Month

on November 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

According to the National Diabetes Education Program, “National Diabetes Month is observed every November to draw attention to diabetes and its effects on millions of Americans.” The NDEP’s 2015 theme, Diabetes Education and Support: Everyone Has a Role. What’s Yours?, “highlights the need for ongoing diabetes education and support among people with diabetes and those […]

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Cash Register Receipts Linked to Obesity?

on October 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Your cash register receipts are making you fat. OK, that may not be exactly the case — but a chemical used in those receipts as well as many other common items has been found to have a link to obesity and diabetes. The chemical is called endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and it’s everywhere. According to the […]

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Dear Millennials: Eat Less and Exercise More

on September 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Older adults tend to feel that the younger generation has it “easier” than they did. However, when it comes to weight, the tables may be turned. A recent study from York University’s Faculty of Health concluded that for Millennials to maintain the same weight as people in the generation before them, they would need to […]

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Obesity Showing No Signs of Decreasing

on August 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

A sobering report from federal health officials was released last week in regards to the country’s obesity problem. Obese adults in the country were at 38 percent in years 2013-2014. It is a rise, albeit slight, from the 35 percent of obese adults in the years 2011-2012. What makes this report particularly disappointing is all […]

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