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Your Heart – Terms You Need to Know by Dr. Randy

By at September 16, 2013 | 12:44 pm | 0 Comment

Your Heart – Terms You Need to Know by Dr. Randy

There are many different terms that an individual will hear that pertain to the heart and different conditions.  So I will attempt to define some of the most common terms in very simple ways.     Risk factors – something that will increase the chance of getting something else Lifestyle risk factors – physical activity, proper nutrition, body weight control, more...

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Fight being Chained to Your Desk by Dr. Randy

By at August 19, 2013 | 12:06 pm | 1 Comments

Fight being Chained to Your Desk by Dr. Randy

Our bodies have evolved over time to do one thing – move.  But with current advances in technology the need to move has been greatly reduced. Think about it, we can do almost everything we need to do in a day from the seated position (as I type this I realize that I have been sitting in front of a screen, computer and TV, for almost 7 hours today).  We can shop, work, more...

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What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

By at July 25, 2013 | 12:58 pm | 0 Comment

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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Heart Healthy Foods by Dr. Randy

By at July 12, 2013 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

Heart Healthy Foods by Dr. Randy

There are many foods that can greatly reduce your risk for heart disease and not break your food budget.  They can be added to almost any meal or have as a snack every day of the week. Adding these foods to your regular nutrition plan today will make for a healthier heart tomorrow. 1)     Oatmeal.  I am not talking about the instant oatmeal that has all of the more...

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Chronically Hungry byTarik Kavazovic

By at June 20, 2013 | 11:28 pm | 0 Comment

Chronically Hungry byTarik Kavazovic

Have you ever heard of a disease that makes you hungry all the time? Well I haven’t, that is until I read about Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). I couldn’t believe it. This disease is definitely out of this world. PWS is a genetic disorder that happens to about one in 30,000 births. Caused by an abnormality in the 15th chromosome, PWS causes newborns to have hypotonia, more...

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