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US Government – Helping Americans Slim Their Waistlines

By at February 3, 2011 | 1:18 pm | 0 Comment

US Government – Helping  Americans Slim Their Waistlines

US Government - Helping  Americans Slim Their Waistlines By Nurse Kimberly Chronic Diseases and Obesity are taking over our friends, families, and loved ones. Don’t let it take over your life. Yesterday, on Monday January 31, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Healthy Americans. This is the seventh edition more...

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Simple. Fitness At Home

By at January 29, 2011 | 8:50 pm | 4 Comments

Simple. Fitness At Home

Simple. Fitness At Home By Nurse Kimberly Earlier this week I shared an outdoor boot camp style workout routine with everyone. When the weather allows, boot camps routines are my favorite way to exercise. However, the current conditions in Saint Louis have not been outdoor boot camp friendly! The snow and ice have kind of put a damper on things. I am not a big fan of more...

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High Fructose Corn Syrup – I may have been wrong!

By at January 29, 2011 | 3:41 pm | 5 Comments

High Fructose Corn Syrup – I may have been wrong!

High Fructose Corn Syrup - I may have been wrong. by Professor Jay I have always assumed that there is no difference between consuming high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sucrose (a.k.a. table sugar, cane sugar). Let me explain why. Sucrose (table sugar) is made up of a glucose and fructose linked together. So sucrose is 50% glucose and 50% fructose. Also, glucose and more...

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Are Tanning Beds Killing Us?

By at January 28, 2011 | 12:51 am | 0 Comment

Are Tanning Beds Killing Us?

Say NO To Tanning Beds and MELANOMA ! By Nurse Kimberly   It is almost that time of year when people start thinking about the new spring fashions. It is also when many people start to visit tanning salons. From what I remember February and March were always very busy months at the tanning salon where I was a member. About four years ago I tanned all of the time more...

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Do You Know What Your Blood Sugar Is?

By at January 27, 2011 | 6:12 pm | 0 Comment

Do You Know What Your Blood Sugar Is?

Do You Know Your Fasting Blood Sugar Level? By Nurse Kimberly   Earlier this week the Centers for Health and Disease released a report stating that almost 26 million Americans have diabetes. What’s worse is that almost 7 million are not even aware they have the disease.   An estimated ninety percent of Americans suffering from diabetes are suffering from Type 2 more...

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