Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Lisa Gulley

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School Snacks: The Struggle to Make Them Healthy

Spring sports have come around in my house and this year I have kids playing soccer and football. While I love my kids being involved in sports, I absolutely loathe the “team snack” concept. What used to be orange slices and water bottles has morphed into a post-game sugar bomb.   Last week the post-game snack for my son’s... Read moreChevron
The HealthGal

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Physician Assistant/Health Coach/Nutritionist

The best anti-cancer diet

A recent article in the New York Times questioned common prevailing recommendations for the diet that is the ultimate cancer foe.  Most current books and resources on anti-cancer nutrition emphasize a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, lower in animal fats and heavily processed foods.  The notion of eating superfoods (like chia and... Read moreChevron
posted 04/23/2014, comments (0)|
ToniOkeson

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The Truth About Hydration

No one questions the health benefits of drinking plenty of water. It helps maintain the proper balance of fluids in your body, regulates body temperature, aids your kidneys in flushing out toxins, ensures healthy bowel function, energizes your muscles, hydrates your skin and can even contribute to weight loss. Though water is such an integral part... Read moreChevron
posted 04/22/2014, comments (0)|
The HealthGal

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Physician Assistant/Health Coach/Nutritionist

The Best Diet Ever

According to a new review, the notion that there is one diet that overshadows all others, in terms of weight loss and health benefits, is simply unjustified, and in some cases, downright nonsense.  Those are mighty strong words and sort of depressing.  After all, consumers spend millions of dollars trying to find the perfect diet. ... Read moreChevron
posted 04/22/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

Common Foot Health Problems for Runners

  Whether you’ve recently decided to give running a try or have been competing in races for years, chances are you’ve encountered at least one foot problem. Runners often experience a wide range of conditions—from small annoyances like blisters to bigger problems like stress fractures, which can result in runners having to... Read moreChevron
posted 04/18/2014, comments (0)|

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