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Good Fat, Bad Fat: Learn the Difference To Lose Weight

This article was written by Jane Dileo and published in Womenshealth.com Why eating the good kinds of fat can tip the scale in your favor. Dietary fat is one nutrient with a serious image problem: “Fat in food is equated to fat on hips—but it’s not the same! Our bodies need certain fats,” says Bonnie … Continue reading

Killing us sweetly

This article was written by by Kris Parfitt and published in The Capitol Hill Times. If I told you that daily sugar consumption by Americans was over 20 teaspoons, you would probably agree. Teaspoons aren’t that big and sugar is in everything these days – beverages, breads, processed foods and of course, candy. But 20 teaspoons of … Continue reading

The Real Reasons You’re Tired All the Time and What To Do About It

Feeling sluggish, overwhelmed and constantly in need of a caffeine fix? Find out how to fix what’s burning you out Energy stealer: a low-grade sinus infection Sinus infections that just won’t quit are the most common chronic health problem in the U.S. — and struggling with one triples your risk of fatigue, say researchers at … Continue reading

Obese people have more joint pains and heart conditions

A new government survey helps quantify what doctors and public health officials have long known: Obese adults are significantly more likely to report having joint pain, heart conditions, high cholesterol and diabetes than people at a healthy weight. In fact, 58% of adults who are obese (roughly 30 or more pounds over a healthy weight) … Continue reading