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High Blood Pressure and Your Weight

Posted on December 12, 2018 by 3 Comments

blog_bloodpressureHave you had your blood pressure tested lately? And if so, is it high?

The good news is if you do have high blood pressure, losing weight and making lifestyle changes can remedy the issue about 80 percent of the time. The bad news is, if you ignore high blood pressure you could be setting yourself up for some big health problems in the future.


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Clothing Size Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

Posted on September 29, 2014 by 2 Comments

Going up just one skirt size can make a big difference in your risk for breast cancer.

A study published in BMJ Open found increasing one skirt size per decade between your mid 20s and mid 50s is linked to a 33 percent increase in breast cancer risk.


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6 Reasons Why You’re Fatigued and How to Fix It

Posted on June 2, 2014 by 2 Comments

sleepWaking up in the morning can be a struggle, but if fatigue persists for more than an hour, it may be a symptom of an underlying issue or medical condition. Your body deserves to wake up each day feeling refreshed, and by doing so, you’re setting yourself up for weight loss success. If you can’t seem to shake that drowsy morning feeling, making some changes to your diet or everyday routine can give you a boost of energy.


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5 Foods that Lower Cholesterol

Posted on November 18, 2013 by Leave a comment

foods that lower choelsterolYour doctor has been saying it for years: Lower your cholesterol. Now, The American Heart Association and The American Stroke Association are making the issue clearer with new guidelines released in November 2013 that suggest more people should be on medication.


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Foods that Lower Diabetes Risk

Posted on October 21, 2013 by 2 Comments

When you start a new diet, it seems like you???re given a laundry list off foods that are off limits???no ice cream, potato chips, cookies, French fries, etc. You???re told they will give you diabetes or a heart attack, to think of these foods as a splurge at best.


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Is the Mediterranean Diet Heart Healthy?

Posted on April 15, 2013 by Leave a comment

Mediterranean DietIn the dieting world, one day you???re in, and the next day you???re out. It???s hard to keep track of every fad diet out there???liquid diets, the caveman diet, zero-carb diets???and the list goes on. Each claims to be the best diet out there, guaranteeing quick results, but one diet plan in particular caught my attention because it may be onto something: the Mediterranean diet.


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