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A Healthy Diet is More Important than Genetics in Managing our Weight

The human genome project was started in 1993 and completed in 2003. In the years leading up to and surround the human genome project we were told about all the great things that would come from this investment. Things like

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Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA

  Did you see this Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA which was released in November? I know it sounds like an article from the Onion but world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking really did release a public service announcement on the obesity

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Soda Tax

Lots of news this week about a soda tax, both locally and world wide. If you live in the Chicagoland area it has been reported a once cent per ounce tax on soda (we call it pop in these parts),

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High Carbohydrate Diet Is Associated with Dementia

Carbohydrates are a huge dietary problem in our country. Our diets are too unbalanced, we eat too much carbohydrates for the amount of healthy fat and protein we ingest. This is mostly due to the push in the 1970’s to

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Healthy New Year

  Did you start the new year with new goals for your health?  If so what are you planning on doing to have a healthy new year in 2014?  If you get our newsletter we had a few suggestions there

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Omega-3 Supplementation May Reduce Cancer Risk

The research on the benefits of Omega-3 supplementation expands almost daily.  This paper was very interesting in its methods and results.  I have read a number of papers that conclude that Omega-3 is beneficial for reducing inflammation, but having a

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

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