• Carey Stites
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If you have considered a no-carb diet to achieve weight loss or control diabetes, it is crucial to learn the basics of this “diet” and to understand the health risks associated with eliminating carbohydrates. Carbohydrates comprise a wide variety of foods — both healthy and unhealthy — and w…

  • Carey Stites
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Years ago a study in the Journal of The American Dietetic Association found a simple “rinsing” process can reduce the fat content of cooked ground beef crumbles.

  • Carey Stites
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Once you start running (or jogging), your body will need extra fuel for those miles; you will be burning approximately an extra 100 calories for each mile you run. In addition, your muscles will need protein to keep them operating efficiently.

  • Carey Stites
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A healthy diet and lifestyle can help fight cardiovascular disease. Making small dietary adjustments daily can translate into life long-term benefits for your health and your heart.

  • Carey Stites
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The use of dietary supplements in the clinical nutrition and athletic realms has steadily increased throughout the years with reports estimating sales in the billions of dollars.

  • Carey Stites
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The new year brings about many resolutions to eat healthier, lose weight and be more physically active. If you are unsure where to start, here are a few tips to get you started on your journey to better health and wellness.

  • Carey Stites
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With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, your family might find it challenging to enjoy a nice, quiet dinner together.

  • Carey Stites
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We all know fiber is good for us. Not only can dietary fiber lower cholesterol, it also helps keep us trim and feeling full.

  • Carey Stites
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With summer officially behind us and the fall in full swing, this time of year ushers in cooler temperatures and foods synonymous with the season. Fall foods provide many nutrients and can offer a diverse menu for your seasonal dinners.

  • Carey Stites
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Oct. 15 is National Hand washing Day, and according to the CDC, hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from becoming sick.

  • Carey Stites
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Oatmeal has been a staple in the traditional American diet for years and much like the potato, has been under scrutiny.

  • Carrie Stites
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Cardiovascular exercise such as cycling and jogging is only one piece of an effective weight-loss plan. A combination of consistent cardiovascular exercise and revamped, healthy eating habits is the best path to cutting pounds.

  • Carey Stites
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In our society, many of us are attempting to lose weight and improve our overall health.

  • Dr. Jacob MINOR
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Last week, we looked at the rapid rise of e-cigarettes (e-cigs) as a popular alternative nicotine delivery device. Many people using e-cigs are aware of the many dangerous chemicals present in cigarette smoke, including tar and various other carcinogens. There is truth to the statement that …

  • Dr. Jacob MINOR
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Well, summer is now entering its “dog days,” a name for the hot, late summer season that has been in use dating back to the Egyptians.

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