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The link between obesity and eating out

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)




The more you eat out, the more likely you are to be overweight, say obesity experts who have studied the link between eating out and obesity, which are both on the rise.

A third of the calories Americans eat come from restaurants, including fast-food franchises, deli and take out, which is almost double what it was 30 years ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For the average consumer, eating one meal away from home each week tran...

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Energy Drinks; are they a safe pick me up?

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association confirms that energy drinks can raise your cardio-vascular health risks. Increased heart rate and blood pressure appears to be the foundational adverse effects. Dehydration can directly exacerbate this risk and energy drinks do not hydrate, in fact, they tend to be dehydrating.

So while an energy drink seems to help with your energy slumps, they really just temporarily mask the symptoms of fatigue and actually foste...

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Cholesterol

Posted on April 15, 2018 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (5)


This information is solely provided to assist you in a conversation with your physician. Consult your physician regarding the applicability of any information provided to your symptoms or medical condition. Only your physician is qualified to determine what is right for you and your specific health concerns


Let’s begin with “What is cholesterol?”

Cholesterol itself is a waxy, fat-like substance that is primarily made by the ...

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Who's Stealing My Hydration?

Posted on September 30, 2017 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (1)

      

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Sitting less and moving more or deliberate exercise: which is the more effective strategy

Posted on May 12, 2017 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (1)


Sitting less and moving more

May be more important than deliberate exercise.


What do we know?

New research reveals that individuals at high risk of developing overweight/obesity related diseases such as type ²diabetes would benefit from being told to sit less and move around more often rather than simply exercising regularly. The experts suggest that reducing sitting time by 90 minutes in total per day could lead to important health benefits....

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Constipation: Let It Go!

Posted on February 5, 2017 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

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Constipation generally means that you have three or fewer bowel movements a week. But it can also mean straining to have bowel movements or passing stools that are smal...

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Toxic Stress

Posted on March 30, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

 

While we try to work on strategies to address specific stress triggers, beware that it is not an easy task to reprogram your psyche.

Stress can mean different things to different people. Some of you will manufacture stress because you thrive on chaos. Some can navigate through extremely challenges events without any outward appearance of being overwhelmed, while others have outward meltdowns over seemingly trivial events. No matter how you deal with or demonstrate you...

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Restless Legs Syndrome

Posted on March 30, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (1)

 

 

 

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The specific causes of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are not known. RLS is a neurological disorder charact...

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Peri Menopause or Menopause?

Posted on February 28, 2016 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

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Perimenopause, also called the menopausal transition, is the interval in which a woman's body makes a natural shift from more-or-less regular cycles of ovulation and men...

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Every Month Should Be Heart Healthy Month

Posted on February 28, 2016 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women, but many women don’t know they are more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer. No matter if you are a man or women, it is important to be your own best advocate. You know what feels off to your body; after all you are living it. So if you think something is wrong; push for answers. Unfortunately, women may be at a disadvantage when it comes to heart health. They are less likely than men to believe they'...

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