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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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Are you Addicted?

Do you know someone who is constantly checking her phone? What about the person who posts absolutely everything she does on Facebook? Or do you know someone who turns on the TV the second she walks into the house? Do you … Continue reading

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Banish Belly Fat

Belly Fat. Spare Tire. Muffin Top. Call it what you want, but it’s a major health hazard. Fat that’s stored around your midsection raises your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. That’s the bad news. The good news … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Reverse Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are now over. Phew! With all of the parties, gatherings, and good food, did you put on a few pounds? Are your favorite jeans feeling a little snug? Well, you’re not alone. Eating an extra 500 calories a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Look, New You

We here at U Rock Girl believe that the start of a new year carries with it such symbolism – a new year means it’s time for a new look and time to see what changes you want to make … Continue reading

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Holiday Food Frenzy

Aah, the holidays. Or do you find yourself in a holi-daze? Between the shopping and gift wrapping, baking and decorating, and endless holiday parties, you may find yourself a little more of a grinch than elf. The songs on the … Continue reading

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Hangover 101

The holiday parties are still raging. It’s only the beginning of December and usually the festivities go on until New Year’s Day. And where there’s parties, there’s most likely booze. Ok, so you overdid it. Your head is pounding, the … Continue reading

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Just Breathe

The phone just won’t stop ringing. The dog has been barking all day long. The kids are fighting with each other. The bills are piled high and you just can’t face them. Calgon, take me away! Does this sound like … Continue reading

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Why Am I Gaining Weight?

You eat the same as you always have. Your exercise program hasn’t changed a bit. Yet your favorite jeans are getting tighter. What gives?   Age – As you age, there is a natural slow-down in metabolism due to loss … Continue reading

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Eating Your Way to a Better Night’s Sleep

This article was brought to you by our fabulous intern Breanne Zebrowski. She is currently a student at Cal State Poly Pomona studying Food and Nutrition. We all know it can be hard to get the recommended 8 hours of … Continue reading

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