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Fat is not the problem

We’re surrounded by headlines with the following sentiments:  “Lose weight, be healthy!” “Obesity linked with increased risk of heart disease” “America has never been fatter” Then a fat person does something amazing and instead of raving about the amazing thing, the haters come out of the woodwork and chastise him or her for her size.... Continue Reading →

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting - the next big thing? Over the past 2-3 years a new way of eating called “intermittent fasting” has became mainstream. From what I can tell, this seemed to stem from the Paleo fad that started around 10 years ago. Paleo would include periodic fasting during the week to mimic the fasting/feasting phases... Continue Reading →

Wellness Wednesday – Healthy Lifestyle for Dementia Prevention

Many Americans wonder how to prevent dementia. Anyone who has ever had a loved one affected by dementia has seen the profound impact and grief that is associated with this condition. We often look for that one thing we can do to prevent an illness and it turns out (yet again) a healthy lifestyle is... Continue Reading →

Move Your Way – health.gov

Get Up and Get Moving! The majority of Americans don’t get enough exercise. Many studies have found that exercise alone improves health outcomes - regardless of weight loss. Exercise has also been linked with improved stress levels, sleep and mood. Exercise, not weight, should be our focus! The American College of Sports Medicine and CDC... Continue Reading →

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