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The holidays do not have to mean automatic weight gain

June 2, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  As we eat our way through the holidays, many Americans — including children — will begin piling on excess winter padding. Here are a few simple steps you can take to help your family keep their weight down in spite of the goodies that abound during this festive season. Plan […]

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Exercise — a fountain of youth for aging bodies

May 6, 2013

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by Brenda McDermott —  Talk to any group of older people and chances are you will often hear a long list of stories about bodies that, once young and strong, are now betraying their owners. Many who are less healthy than they once were may even be facing a loss of independence. The bottom line […]

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Are you an apple or a pear?

January 8, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Do you have a Buddha belly or big hips? It makes a difference in your overall health. In fact, research shows that people with an apple-shaped figure are at greater risk for insulin resistance, diabetes and heart disease than their pear-shaped counterparts. The reason is that the accumulation of fat […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Releasing Traumas

May 11, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson – Traumatic events can be the primary cause of physical and mental illness. This article will discuss how traumas take hold and offers an effective method for trauma release. What are traumas?  Traumas are incidents or events of a physical and/or emotional nature that can be so stressful to people that […]

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Health updates: Artificial sweeteners and blood pressure

February 27, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the effect of artificial sugar on the brain, and high-fructose corn syrup and blood pressure. Artificial sweeteners do not fool your brain While artificial sweeteners may be able to confuse your taste buds, suspicion is growing that your brain is not so easily fooled. Several studies suggest that your […]

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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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HCG Diet Hazards

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  The HCG weight-loss system is one of the most dangerous approaches to losing weight that I have ever seen. It consists of an extremely nutrient-deficient, 500-calorie diet, along with appetite suppression and metabolic stimulation that involves injections or homeopathic drops of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), a glycoprotein hormone produced during pregnancy. […]

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Sleep deprivation in America

February 23, 2012

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Insufficient sleep not only affects your memory and daily performance, but studies have now shown that lack of sleep can impair your ability to drive an automobile. The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that drowsiness, including nodding off while driving, is responsible for 1,550 deaths and 40,000 injuries each year. When the Centers for Disease […]

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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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Health updates: Are you being poisoned? and Motrin®

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the role of environmental contaminants in the pathogenesis of obesity, and an effective alternative to ibuprofen for treating knee osteoarthritis. Are you fat because you are being poisoned? Your body is actually the product of your environment, and this includes personal lifestyle choices, such as what you eat, how […]

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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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Health updates: Children’s car seats and almonds

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding dangerous chemicals found in children’s car seats and the health benefits of an almond-enriched, low-calorie diet. Hidden danger found in children’s car seats A study has uncovered the presence of dangerous chemicals in a range of child car seats. The Ecology Center tested more than 150 infant convertible and […]

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