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Ending Obesity: How to Tip the Scales in Your Favor

Aug 31, 2018

Obesity is a sad fact of life in North America -- so much so that it has been called a “western disease.” It’s also a disease of inequality—obesity disproportionately affects different...
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Is Exercise Even More Important than Diet?

Aug 14, 2018

Most of us understand “exercise is important.” But when it's time to actually exercise, all kinds of more important things pop up. Maybe it’s a late-running business meeting or call. Maybe it's the next...
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Fabulous Fiber: Rich in Health Benefits

Aug 6, 2018

For many of us, “dietary fiber” conjures up images of bran muffins, granola, and breads. While these foods contain valuable fiber, many are very high in carbohydrates. So what’s a dieter to do? How do we...
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Savvy Sleep Tips Take You From “Good Night” to “Great Night”

Jul 25, 2018


The lights are out. The room is quiet. But the sheep you are counting are having a rave party and will not cooperate. When you finally fall asleep, you awaken periodically throughout the night. And when...
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1/3 of Americans are on Diets... But Is It Enough to Reverse the Obesity Epidemic?

Jul 17, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), US obesity rates are higher than ever. This is a major health problem because excess weight damages the body. From Type 2 diabetes to heart disease to...
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Spicy Food: Today’s Hot Health Trend

Jul 9, 2018


Everyone remembers their first time… Was your first time consuming a whole hot pepper a “pepper...
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Are There Any Good Sugar Substitutes?

Jul 3, 2018


Sugar is… everywhere. And as rates of diabetes and cancer skyrocket, experts are sounding the alarm. According to the American Heart Association, women should consume no more than 25 grams of sugar per...
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Living an Unhealthy Lifestyle? Why the Time to Change is Now

Jun 26, 2018


Many people in modern society live an unhealthy lifestyle. That fact is no longer in doubt. What...
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Intermittent Fasting: Why eating less benefits you more

Jun 15, 2018


When you hear the term “fasting,” do you picture Gandhi bravely undertaking one of his 17 hunger fasts to bring attention to his cause? Or do you think of it as a necessary part of certain religious...
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Fighting Food Waste Means Saving Money (And Quite Possibly the Planet)

Jun 4, 2018


It’s the buffet at our favorite restaurant. The dumpster in back of the local grocery. It’s our plates and compost bins that runneth over. Food waste is a sad and largely unavoidable fact of life. At a...
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