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HealthGal

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

It’s Not Your Imagination: A Sugar High May Quell Your Stress

A recent study may validate what you feel.  A high sugar load may indeed be the antidote to stress, while turning to artificially sweetened drinks or foods will not alleviate stress.  According to the new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Read moreChevron

posted 04/20/2015, comments (0)|
HealthGal

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Losing Weight in Middle Age May Hurt Bone Health

Your doctor tells you that you’ve packed on some extra heft as you became menopausal and he suggests to you that you need to shed some weight, because those extra pounds equal extra risk of developing hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and a whole host of other diseases.  You are inspired to drop the pounds and you start a Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2015, comments (0)|
HealthGal

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Calorie Counts on Foods May Be Lying

Here’s a news bulletin, or at least it was for this health professional.  Calorie counts on the foods you eat can be off…way off. Back in 2002 a mom, with the help of Good Housekeeping, discovered that the Pirate’s Booty she was sometimes allowing her daughter to eat for breakfast (yes, that’s a whole... Read moreChevron

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Everything You Need to Know about Greek Yogurt but Were Afraid to Ask

Yogurt is a dairy product produced by fermentation of milk that has been heated to high temperatures to create the desired texture. Greek yogurt, also known as “strained” yogurt, is made by allowing the liquid whey (water, lactose, and some protein and minerals) to drain out of the yogurt, resulting in a thicker yogurt and a more... Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2015, comments (0)|
PJ Hamel

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Breast cancer survivor, author, volunteer, support group founder/leader

Spring Stir-Fry with Prosciutto, Shaved Parmesan, and Cracked Black Pepper

 

 

There's nothing quite so tempting, after a long winter, than the bright green color and delicious fresh taste of springtime vegetables. 

 

Easy to prepare, able to... Read moreChevron

posted 04/13/2015, comments (0)|

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