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Inflammation – It’s What’s Making You Sick

What do obesity, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, stroke, cancer, and irritable bowl disease have in common? Scientists have linked all of these diseases (yes, obesity is considered a disease) and many more to chronic inflammation. And it’s inflammation that’s making … Continue reading

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The Sleep-Weight Connection

If you are having trouble sleeping, you aren’t alone – about one-third of the adult population worldwide experiences insomnia at least occasionally. And for most of us, the quality of our sleep will decrease at some point in our lives. … Continue reading

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Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … 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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Baked Jelly-Filled Doughnuts

Sundown tomorrow marks the beginning of Hanukkah for Jews worldwide. This holiday celebrates the miracle of oil – how one little cruet of sacred oil, enough to light the candles for one night, miraculously lasted for eight nights. As a … 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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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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Are You Making Your Kids Fat?

Childhood obesity is on the rise with 30% of kids either overweight or obese. Even worse, many of these kids are getting diagnosed with diseases once only seen in adults – high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea. … Continue reading

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