Tag Archives: diet

Raising kids who love to eat their veggies

April 12, 2012

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by Dr. Philip Wazny —  “Ewww! I do not like vegetables!” Unfortunately, I hear this comment all too often from the many children in my practice. On the one hand, it is not terribly surprising, since infants start out eating very sweet-to-the-taste breast milk or formula and then are expected to simply switch over to […]

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Beat the blues — without medication

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  According to the National Centers for Health Statistics, the number of Americans using antidepressants has more than tripled over the past decade. Five percent of men and 11 percent of women are taking antidepressants, according to Scientific American. During these troubled times, there are legitimate reasons to feel blue, but […]

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Planning your fat-loss success by shopping smart

February 27, 2012

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by MyrnaLynn —  We all know the saying: If we fail to plan, we are planning to fail. Following are five quick tips to help dieters accomplish their goals. 1. Plan your fat-loss success. We plan the time we get up, what we are going to wear, the appointments we need to make and even […]

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How to stress-proof your diet

February 26, 2012

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by Christina Jordan —  For years, people have suspected that stress and obesity were linked — and now scientific research has found evidence to support this connection. As doctors better understand these reasons, they may be able to address the obesity epidemic facing the country. What you eat can affect your mood and metabolism. We […]

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Diet is a dirty word

February 26, 2012

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by Stacy Maxwell —  A diet should be a lifestyle, and not a special occasion. When it comes to many diets today, the problem is that you are not eating the way you will eat for the rest of your life. Perhaps the diet requires eating foods you may not like or do not find […]

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Kick up your metabolism naturally

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Christina Kovalik —  Obesity is a huge problem in today’s world. It is a common cause of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, arthritis, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Obesity affects 40 percent of the population, and 50 percent of people in the United States are overweight due to poor lifestyle choices, diet, stress, and environmental […]

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Medical Labels Lie

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Medical disease encompasses the subtle but widespread belief by many adults that they must live with their illnesses, because no real help is available. We are told that the best hope for most chronic illnesses is various drugs or surgeries that often do not fix the problems, but merely help […]

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Fueling your success

February 25, 2012

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by Dawn Fleming —  Your success depends on how much physical, emotional and mental energy you have to support your passion and goals. If the tank is empty, the car will not go. In order to stay the course and fuel your passion, you need energy to sustain all levels of your being. The human […]

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It really is that simple!

February 23, 2012

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by Don Matesz —  The market offers a dizzying array of opinions on optimal human nutrition. Many in the Western medical community still deny that diet can cause, prevent or reverse disease. Others have developed intricate and often expensive systems for personalized plans based on genetic, body, blood or metabolic type. Experts suggest that healthy […]

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Detox tips for health, vitality, longevity and fat loss

February 23, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  The average American has 116 synthetic compounds in his body, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We are exposed to toxins from various sources such as food additives and preservatives, dry cleaners, digestive distress, nonorganic foods, the environment, poor quality supplements, pesticides, chemicals, xenoestrogens and so much more. […]

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High-risk medical conditions during pregnancy

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Several studies suggest that the standard American diet and corresponding increased incidence of obesity are at least partly responsible for the growing number of patients with gestational diabetes (GDM), preeclampsia and morning sickness during pregnancy. Educating the public about the importance of diet and lifestyle, particularly during pregnancy, is a […]

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