The answers to weight loss success aren’t in the bookstore. You won’t find them in the latest government research labs. Forget about talk radio, late night TV, or a magazine rack full of scantily clad, impossibly thin cover models.
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Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in... Read more
Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
Heart disease is a scary thing. In the face of dire risk factor statistics and horror stories about cholesterol, you can easily get rattled. You might feel overwhelmed by the whole cholesterol question, and feel like you face uninformed life and... Read more
You see the computer screen, but you really don’t. It’s more like a two-foot blur. Your eyes are between open and closed, although you’re not sure where. At the moment, you have no idea what you’re working on. And it’s o... Read more
#lowcarb just read the blood sugar diet book, I'm not diagnosed as diabetic but recently have been very thirsty and I'm carrying 3 stones more than is healthy for my height, is it ok to start this diet as a prevention? Thoughts please.... Read more
My fasting blood sugar has been 98 for two days in a row. I manage blood sugar naturally and this is the first time my fasting numbers have been within normal range in years. Macros are important.# low carb #primal... Read more
So yesterday I really wanted those thin mint girl scout cookies, right? So instead, I used chocolate shakeology protein mix, a teaspoon of mint extract, and some almond milk, and made my self a thin mint protein shake. Only 165 calories!!... Read more
MONITOR YOU'RE BLOOD PRESSURE AND RESTING HEART RATE!It's really amazing how these numbers go down with increased exercise and a sensible diet.Start walking to the drug store to get a BP reading or just take your pulse randomly when you're sitting d... Read more
Can you tolerate a flu shot?I have heard that "anyone who can tolerate a flu shot" should consider getting one. Exactly who can't tolerate a flu shot?People who are allergic to eggs, which are used to make the influenza vaccine, should not receive t... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells NYTThin isn't a synonym for healthy, and now researchers are looking into people they call "metabolically he... Read more
You know how health insurance works: You pay a premium, you pay a deductible and sometimes you also pay a copay. It can feel like a lot of paying, all told. But health insurance doesn’t just have to cost you money. Health insurance companies ha... Read more
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