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
Blood test results are coming in. .... everything looks really midline. ... except ldl/hdl. Not worried about that tho. .... Now that I can move around again v (finally)..... won't take long to get those numbers under control.... Read more
As I look back at the challenges of keeping on track, there is a recurrent challenge -- low blood sugar. I am a diabetic and use an insulin pump. I get so frustrated when I am faithfully eating what I should, exercising and recording everything, on... Read more
If you "look thinner than you weigh" to your eyes, that means you probably have low body fat and high muscle content in your build. Have a body fat assessment; if it's within healthy range, don't try to lose weight; you'll just end up losing muscl... Read more
I'm definitely not after the "movie star" thin body, because that is not maintainable for me. Do I have weight to lose? Yes. But I am losing so that I'm at a place where I'm happy with the way my body looks in the clothes I want to wear. (not biki... 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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