Saturday, November 28, 2015

Health Guides

Lisa Nelson

Lisa Nelson, Health Pro


Can You Be Overweight and Still Be Healthy?

About five years ago there was a lot of speculation about whether or not you could be overweight and still considered fit. I haven't heard as much about this lately, but came across a study conducted in the Netherlands which found some obese individuals to not be at increased... Read moreChevron

posted 06/24/2010, comments (0)|

Whitney, Health Guide


Stop Food Cravings to Lose Weight

I've reached a milestone in my weight loss progression: I've lost 10 pounds! The big 1-0 is pretty significant, not just because it feels like a "real" number that I will be proud to share with friends and family, but also because I'm a lot closer to losing 10 percent of my starting body weight. For anyone who has a big number of pounds to... Read moreChevron

posted 05/11/2010, comments (0)|

GregB, Health Guide

Greg has finally admitted he needs to lose a lot of weight!

What To Do When You're in a Weight Loss Rut

Okay, I admit it. I'm overwhelmed.


My weight is the same as it has been for weeks, but that's not what's overwhelmed me. It is the thought of trying to lose weight right now.


The foster dog is still living with us, and our dog is still hurt. Another vet visit yesterday produced the same advice: for him to... Read moreChevron

Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Writer, Patient Educator and Advocate

Go Red Heart Disease and Women

Every day, women are dying from heart disease at a rate of nearly one per minute.

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posted 02/03/2010, comments (0)|
Dr. Kirk Laman: Wholehearted Cardiologist

Dr. Kirk Laman: Wholehearted Cardiologist, Health Pro

Cardiologist/Author passionate about Preventative Cardiology

Why Cholesterol Meds Alone Are Not Always the Answer

"Can't I just take a pill to get my cholesterol down?"


Not long ago, one of my patients said this to me in the office.  He was a middle aged man with known heart disease, previous angioplasty, and a high cholesterol.  I had suggested to him that his cholestrol was too high.  His bad cholesterol, LDL, was elevated over 120... Read moreChevron