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The skinny on fats

March 6, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  High-quality fats and oils are one of the most essential foods to consume every day. They are needed as an energy source for your brain and for producing many vital hormones in the body. They are also essential for transporting all vitamins, minerals and hormones through every one of your […]

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A heart-brain connection

March 6, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent research suggests a connection between the steps adults take to keep their hearts healthy and the preservation of brain health well into old age. General heart-healthy actions are now thought to curtail the natural slowing of brain function, which can lead to dementia and even Alzheimer’s. You, too, can […]

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Pita Jungle — A hip, healthy haven

September 25, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  The Mediterranean diet has been found to be one of the healthiest in the world. Its tasty staples are primarily whole grains, olive oil, fish, and dried fruits and vegetables. It also is low in saturated fats and meat, but never skimps on flavor. A few years ago, three good friends […]

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Inflammation and the truth about fats

September 12, 2012

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by Dr. Shelley Crombach —  Have you ever gone to the doctor while experiencing pain? Did the doctor diagnose inflammation, or give you anti-inflammatory medicine or supplements? What exactly are we fighting with these remedies? Inflammation is an immune reaction that aids in the body’s healing process. Despite its bad name, it is important for […]

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Treating childhood obesity

September 5, 2012

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by Lynnette Baumgart —  The number of overweight children has increased dramatically. Being overweight refers to an excess of body weight relative to height. Many families are overweight due to diets high in saturated fats, sugars and an overall sedentary lifestyle. Parent involvement is necessary in order for a child to be healthy, and the […]

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