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Gretchen Becker

Gretchen Becker, Health Guide

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Author, Humorist, wildlyfluctuating.blogspot.com

Processed Foods: What Are The Facts?

One current approach to diet is to eat “real foods” and avoid “processed foods.” There’s a lot of good sense in that approach. But what, exactly, is meant by the term “processed foods”?

 

I think we’d all agree that foods that come in a box, take-out food, or prepackaged meals... Read moreChevron

posted 06/23/2015, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

How Exercise Improves Pain Tolerance

Although study after study has shown that exercise helps reduce fibromyalgia pain, we've had little understanding of why until now. Scientists have long known that during prolonged strenuous workouts, our bodies release endorphins, a kind of natural opiate that reduces pain and enables us to continue exercising. But they haven't known why (or... Read moreChevron

The HealthGal

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Physician Assistant/Health Coach/Nutritionist

Is Your Brother, Not Your Mother, Influencing Your Weight?

A recent study suggests that siblings may have a greater impact on your weight than your parents.  Previous studies suggest:

 

  • If mom is overweight during Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
HealthGal

Weighty headlines: breakfast, saturated fat, fasting

Recent headlines have highlighted new studies covering the weight sector, and showcased some new findings.  Here are just some of those recent headlines and studies:

 

Researchers report in the June 5th issue of the Cell Press journal, Read moreChevron

posted 06/08/2014, comments (0)|

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