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
I got good news about my A1C yesterday. It went from 7.7 down to 6.5 224. I checked my BS after breakfast and it was 203. Yikes! I walked 20 minutes around Meijer. I've set a goal of 20 minutes per day of exercise, either walking or a video wor... Read more
Hello everyone, I am new here. I wanted to join a community where I could find support on this journey that I always seem to find myself on. My goal is to lose weight and get in shape. I have done this several times and then I find myself just giving... Read more
So I've been actively trying to lose weight since early January 2015. I set a goal of 60 lbs. in 12 months. I figured given plateaus, set backs, etc. . ., an average of 5 lbs a month was reasonable and obtainable (Better than the 8-10 lb/month goal... 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
OK, maybe it's just my result, but I changed a routine nearly 30 years ago that has given me a flu-free existence since then.I used to be a macho guy, I don't need no stinkin' flu shot, and every year I'd have at least one bout.I became diabetic, an... 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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