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It’s easy to keep a food log these days. Recording what you eat and drink, as well as how active you are, are all vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Here are tips for writing in your food log: Include ALL the food and beverages that you consumed that...
 
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Better Breakfast, Better Weight Management What single change at breakfast might help our patients lose more fat and less muscle while trying to lose weight? According to research, upping protein intake might increase satiety, reduce food intake later in the day and even help maintain muscle mass. In a...
 

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Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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“Would you like an apple pie with that?” My teeth grit each time I hear it. And, I hear it often because I prefer fountain diet cokes at fast food restaurants instead of bottles or cans, and the cashiers at McDonald’s are required to say that with every order  – or else… McDonald’s isn’t alone. ... Suggestive Selling: Would You Like an Apple Pie with That?
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The average American has been increasing in weight at least since the 1950s. The reason for this increase in BMI has been debated for decades, but still there is no consensus as to what is causing it. There is no debate today that most Americans are overweight or obese. For many years it was argued ... Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Appear Fattening
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• Lose weight if you are overweight. Type II diabetes that arises with obesity is also likely to go away... if the obesity does too. Even limited weight loss can lead to better blood glucose control. • Participate in regular physical activity. Regular physical activity improves fitness and quality...