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Homocysteine, lipoprotein (little a), insulin and free radicals may all play a role in cardiovascular disease, but none are likely to prove as important as high LDL, the bad cholesterol. Indeed, a recent prospective study failed to confirm homocysteine as a risk factor for coronary heart disease, althought it...
 
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The FDA is approving Orlistat - a new drug which interferes with the body’s ability to absorb fat. This results in a de facto reduction in dietary fat. According to advanced billing, it promises to reduce absorption of about 1/3 of the fat in a given meal by blocking...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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You know it’s time to start planning for the holidays when holiday decorations are up in the malls before you’ve bought the Halloween candy. As the holiday madness of crowded stores, traffic, party planning, and marathon baking sets in, think about the many gifts you and your family can share together and with your community. ... Thanks Living Holiday Fun
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month, as well as the beginning of the holiday season. Here are ideas for quick and simple, low-sugar snacks for people counting carbs, watching their weight or wanting fun and wholesome snacks. These are so simple that kids can make many of them with minimum supervision. • Skew red pepper squares, ... Low Sugar Snacks for Holidays and Diabetes
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In September 1998, the American Heart Association released a report which claims very low fat diets (<15%) may pose serious health risks for some people, and that such diets are not recommended for the general population. The report claims that clinical trials haven’t shown such diets are advantageous and...