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Understanding Dietary Sugars

By at November 13, 2013 | 5:29 pm | 13 Comments

Understanding Dietary Sugars

Understanding Dietary Sugars by Professor Jay In a mind boggling process, plants make sugars. They capture the light energy from the sun (which is 92,955,807 miles away from us) and then add that energy to carbon dioxide (which we exhale) and make sugar. Wow! We then eat that sugar, use the energy that it contains, and then exhale it back as carbon dioxide. Oh, and if more...

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What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

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What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

Metabolic syndrome is a collection of factors that place an individual at a higher risk of a number of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Also known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome was first described and defined as a syndrome in 1998 by the World Health Organization. A recent estimation by the American Heart Association indicated that more...

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All About Arteriosclerosis

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All About Arteriosclerosis

All About Arteriosclerosis byRachell Eom 1.What is Arteriosclerosis? When most people hear the term, ‘arteriosclerosis’, they think it is a some form of disease related to the arteries.  It is simply a condition where our arteries build up by the accumulation of fatty substance which causes the state where artery is being hardened. The term Arteriosclerosis is more...

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Helping Families Get Healthy- Tip #5 (video)

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Helping Families Get Healthy- Tip #5 (video)

Helping Families Get Healthy- Tip #5 By Nurse Kimberly Tip #5 will be easy for some people and harder for others. But whether it is easy or hard doesn't matter. Following the advice in Tip #5 can help save your life, seriously. Tip #5 is MOVE. //   Statistics and research show that spending the majority of your time sedentary can lead to severe health more...

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Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #1 (video)

By at February 8, 2011 | 12:09 pm | 2 Comments

Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #1 (video)

Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #1 By Nurse Kimberly The statistics surrounding obesity in this country are frightening. Some people do not want to talk about it, but it needs to be addressed. First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign has a goal of solving childhood obesity in a generation.  It is an ambitious goal and one that I want to help achieve. The one more...

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