Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Maryee

Maryee, Health Guide

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I am in my mid-40s, have kids, work full-time, & manage our home.

Addictive Additives in Food

We have a tremendous obesity problem in our country today, with one in every three adults being either overweight or obese. It seems odd to me that no other generation in our lifetime faced this in such incredible numbers. There has to be something to this that has come about in recent decades. It makes me think that with the introduction of... Read moreChevron
posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Are You Calling My Kid Fat?

Unfortunately parents may be walking the journey of denial big time, when it comes to their kids’ weight and health realities.  According to a University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study, parents of kids who are clinically obese, are in MAJOR denial.  In fact, parents do not often recognize the potentially serious... Read moreChevron
posted 07/24/2014, comments (0)|
The HealthGal

The HealthGal, Health Guide

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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 pregnancy, offspring may have a higher risk of developing obesity and other health issues. If both parents are overweight or obese, then offspring have a higher risk of developing... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

10 Exercises You and I Cannot Live Without

To exercise is to make up for the lack of physical activity in your life. To exercise is to care about the health of your body. To exercise is to be selfish for just a brief moment in the day. Yes, it is okay to selfishly carve out time in your life, put everything else on hold and just go for a run or a walk or go to the gym. These are the... Read moreChevron
posted 07/15/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Cindy Haines

Dr. Cindy Haines, Health Guide

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Fitness Expert

Vitamin D Is Having a Moment

Vitamin D is having a moment. Actually, it's been having a moment for quite a while now. As such, questions are emerging, as they tend to do with "medical miracle" darlings. One question I hear keeps coming up is about the appropriate dosing of vitamin D. Should everyone be taking it and, if so, at what dose?   There have been reams of... Read moreChevron
posted 06/16/2014, comments (0)|