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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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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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Timing is Everything by Dr. Randy

By at April 13, 2013 | 12:53 pm | 0 Comment

Timing is Everything by Dr. Randy

Over the years I have been ask a number of times about the best time to exercise. Research shows no evidence that a morning workout is better (in terms of calories burned) than an evening workout. Many people swear by their chosen work-out times.  Here is what matters, find the time that fits your schedule and “body clock”. Are you a morning person or a night more...

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