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New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

By at August 18, 2013 | 11:52 pm | 4 Comments

New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

New Evidence: Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You! by Professor Jay I’m not talking about meeting the one hour a day physical activity guideline. I’m talking about literally getting off of your butt. A study in 2009, at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, looked at the link between time spent sitting and mortality in over 17,000 Canadians. As you might guess, more...

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Is Your Stomach Bacteria Making You FAT?

By at May 29, 2012 | 11:37 am | 0 Comment

Is Your Stomach Bacteria Making You FAT?

If you added up all the bacteria that live on the skin, in the GI tract, and in other orifices, they would outnumber your human cells ten to one. Amazing! This may be unsettling at first until you realize that they are there to protect us from harmful organisms, such as yeast and C. diff. Our bacterial army works tirelessly around the clock to keep us healthy. But do more...

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Causes of Childhood Obesity in the United States by Steve Laux

By at April 27, 2012 | 2:12 pm | 0 Comment

Causes of Childhood Obesity in the United States by Steve Laux

In the United States, the rate of obesity for all age groups has risen sharply over the past 30 years. Children and adolescents are among those with the greatest increases in obesity rates. During that time period, the percentage of obese children ages 6 to 11 has nearly tripled and for those 12 to 19 years of age the percentage has more than tripled, with both age groups more...

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The Role High Fructose Corn Syrup Plays in Obesity by Hollie Strawn

By at December 23, 2011 | 12:11 pm | 0 Comment

The Role High Fructose Corn Syrup Plays in Obesity by Hollie Strawn

High Fructose Corn Syrup, or HFCS, in consumer foods has recently generated controversy concerning its role as a contributor to rising obesity rates in the United States. Two questions stand out. One asks, “Does HFCS actually cause weight gain with obesity indicators such as metabolic changes along with increased adiposity, especially as compared with sucrose?”, and more...

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Fun Summer Activities For Kids By Dr.Britt

By at May 22, 2011 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

Fun Summer Activities For Kids By Dr.Britt

These activities are not only fun for young children, but can also be fun for adults. There are many ways to play with both balloons and hula hoops, including using different positions for the hula hoops (such as waist, arm and legs) and playing catch or trying to keep balloons in the air. Balloon bags are simply clear trash bags that are sealed that contain many more...

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