Posts tagged with obesity health risks

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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When You Should Eat the Biggest Meal of the Day

Posted on September 23, 2013 by Leave a comment

When it comes to the biggest meal of the day, America has it wrong. You’ve heard it before, but saving your largest meal for dinner isn’t doing your medical weight loss plan any favors. You may know where this is going next, but your biggest meal of the day should come soon after you rise and shine. You guessed it; Breakfast wins the meal war again.


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Obesity is a Disease: What it Means for Patients

Posted on June 24, 2013 by Leave a comment

Obesity a DiseaseLast week, the American Medical Association released a statement recognizing obesity as a disease.

Who cares? You, as patients, should.


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5 Bad Habits that Affect Your Health

Posted on May 27, 2013 by 6 Comments

Scale We are creatures of habit, and chances are we’ve all picked up a bad one at some point. You may not notice it, but you pick things up from the people you surround yourself with???friends, family, co-workers. Ever caught yourself saying, ???Wow, I???m really starting to sound like (insert name of co-worker who sits next to you),??? after spending a few months working side by side? Unfortunately, you sometimes develop bad habits that aren’t just annoying but that also affect your health. If you’ve caught yourself doing the following one too many times, it may be time to kick it to the curb.


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Why Your Daily Commute is Making You Fat

Posted on April 29, 2013 by Leave a comment

Healthy Daily CommuteIt’s almost a mindless activity: You wake up, get ready for work, then hop in the car and begin your daily commute. You snag the best parking spot and walk into the office with a little extra pep in your step.


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