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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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10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

By at March 23, 2011 | 12:23 pm | 3 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease By Adna Rudan     The number one cause of death in the United States is Heart Disease. Statistics show that every 34 seconds a person dies from heart disease in the United States. Women, especially African American women are more likely to be affected with this deadly heart disease than men. Women are also less likely more...

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Do you De-Stress?

By at March 10, 2011 | 4:45 pm | 3 Comments

Do you De-Stress?

Do you De-Stress? By Nurse Kimberly Last week on Thursday I had to give a speech at a club I belong to. Before it was my turn to speak the other members of the club had a chance to come to the front of the room and participate in a fun activity called "Table Topics". Table Topics is an activity that helps one improve their ability to speak extemporaneously on the spot more...

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What Are You Eating For Lunch? Is It ABCD Healthy? (video)

By at March 4, 2011 | 10:42 pm | 0 Comment

What Are You Eating For Lunch? Is It ABCD Healthy? (video)

What Are You Eating For Lunch? Is It ABCD Healthy? (video) By Nurse Kimberly var playerhost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://myfamilyplate.s3.amazonaws.com/ezs3js/secure/" : "http://myfamilyplate.s3.amazonaws.com/ezs3js/player/"); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + playerhost + "flv/8304F197-AF79-A84A-E556BD28DC8EA4BF.js' more...

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Genes and Metabolism Did Not Make Us Fat. Here is What Did. (Part I)

By at February 27, 2011 | 6:00 pm | 11 Comments

Genes and Metabolism Did Not Make Us Fat. Here is What Did. (Part I)

Genes and Metabolism Didn’t Make Us Fat. Here’s What Did. by Professor Jay Because of obesity, for the first time is U.S. history medical experts are predicting that this generation of children is on track to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. In the last three decades, this new number one cause of preventable death has doubled in adults and tripled in more...

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