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Weight Management Tips for the Holiday Season

Weight Management Tips for the Holiday Season

Don't let the holidays disrupt your weight maintenance routine! You know it better than anyone: losing weight is only the first step. Once the pounds are off, you have to work just as hard to maintain a healthy BMI. Nothing …

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Nutrition Tips for Diabetics

Nutrition Tips for Diabetics

The key to managing diabetes lies in your diet. If you've received a diabetes diagnosis, you know the way you eat has got to change. Every food you consume or avoid will affect the way your body handles this disease. …

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Weight Loss Surgery Requires Preparation

Weight Loss Surgery Requires Preparation

Bariatric surgery is a life-altering procedure that can help you achieve your weight loss goals. The decision to undergo weight loss surgery is one that requires research and a long discussion with your doctor. Once the choice is made, the …

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Tips for Taming Your Salt Habit

Tips for Taming Your Salt Habit

Say so long to excess sodium. Reduce your salt intake for a healthier heart.   Salt has long been used to flavor and preserve foods. Our bodies need sodium to function properly. However, too much salt can have a negative …

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Fitness Resolutions for 2013

Fitness Resolutions for 2013

Make a resolution for the new year that benefits your mind and body; set fitness goals for 2013. Physical fitness should be a priority for everyone but, unfortunately, many people abandon fitness resolutions after a short time. If you make …

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The Holidays Are Here: Don’t Stress Out

The Holidays Are Here: Don’t Stress Out

The stores set out holiday decorations earlier every year; don’t let the season stress you out. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, and more seem to rush in one right after another. The parties, gifts, travel, and family gatherings can …

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Secrets to Portion Control This Thanksgiving

Secrets to Portion Control This Thanksgiving

The turkey should be the only thing that gets “stuffed” this Thanksgiving. If you overindulge during the holidays, you may not feel so great about it later. Portion control can help you enjoy the foods you love and still feel …

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Diabetes 101: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes 101: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes is a growing problem in America. Get educated at St. Petersburg General. Diabetes is a disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. November is American Diabetes Month. Diabetes can be one of three types. Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed …

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Cholesterol and Your Heart Health

Cholesterol and Your Heart Health

Take care of your heart by watching your cholesterol levels. A healthy heart pumps blood through your body to keep every cell in your body functioning properly. Cholesterol can cause problems for your heart. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that …

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Top Tips for Hip Pain

Top Tips for Hip Pain

Hip pain can make even the most routine activities difficult, but lifestyle changes or surgery can help you live better. Suffering from hip pain can make getting out of bed each day a daunting task. You don’t have to live …

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