Posts Tagged ‘online weight management programs’

Why You Need to Ditch Plastic From Your Life – ASAP!

There’s no denying it… plastic has overrun our lives, and not in any way that is good — neither for the environment, nor for our health. Plastics are literally everywhere, especially in all aspects of food storage: containers, plastic wrap, zipper bags, straws — and everything else imaginable! Here’s WHY and HOW to ditch plastic……

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Apple Cider Vinegar – Healthy or Hyped?

Apple cider vinegar (ACV for short) is basically made from apples, sugar & yeast and is put through a double fermentation process, and it has also become very popular among natural health enthusiasts. Many supporters claim that consuming just a small amount of ACV can result in all sorts of health-optimizing wonders: Reducing the appearance…

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March 2019 Nutrition Newsletter

A study done by Cahill, et. al in 2013 found that men that skipped breakfast had a 27% increase in coronary heart disease over men that ate breakfast. This is pretty significant for men at risk for heart disease. On the flip side, the risk for atherosclerosis is higher in those that consume a high-fat…

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Autoimmune Diseases – What are they? Who gets them?

The immune system is your body’s protector against germs and viruses that can make you sick.  Immune system action involves lots of complicated pathways, but in general, it works through the production of antibodies. Antibodies are produced to “fight” and rid the body of foreign invaders.  But what happens when the immune system isn’t in…

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Cardio vs. Resistance Training: Do You REALLY Need To Do Both?

When it comes to exercise, there has long been a debate about which type is best. Is CARDIO the gold standard? Or do the benefits of RESISTANCE TRAINING far outweigh those of cardio? While both forms of exercise provide huge benefits for your health, the choice depends entirely on your goals.  So, we’re going to…

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Corn…Shaping Up To Be The New Gluten?

Like gluten, corn – and its many derivatives are in everything. No joke – EVERYTHING. From packaged foods to dairy products and chewing gum. It’s even in so many of your favorite household, health and beauty products — nooo, not my toothpaste, aspirin, perfume, shampoo and makeup?!   Ever get a hint of popcorn when…

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Bone Broth – All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Remember when Grandma would always have a big pot of broth or stock simmering, filling the kitchen with the enchanting aroma of chicken soup? Well, move over dehydrating, overstimulating afternoon coffee – because there’s a new “addiction” in town! Not only does a cup of hot broth provide good “warmth factor”, but when prepared through…

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February 2019 Nutrition Newsletter

Research conducted by Dr. Oyinlola Oyebode of Warwick Medical School was done to see if changes in the arrangement of the store had any effect on the purchase of produce in the store, which is located on a college campus. Data was collected from January 2012 to July 2017 to evaluate sales before, during, and…

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Emotional Eating – What is it and how can I get a handle on it?

Picture this: You hit the snooze button one too many times, had a last minute project thrown at you at work, and then sat in an hour of evening traffic.  Finally home, you breathe a sigh of relief, head into the kitchen, and decide you deserve a snack after the day you’ve had. Maybe you…

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Exercise, Sleep and Your Waistline

When it comes to managing your health and your weight, it’s no secret that exercise and sleep are huge factors.  You know that exercise will help you burn off some extra calories and boost your metabolism. But you also know that sleep is essential for your overall health and well-being.  Better to skimp on sleep…

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