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A new study of the impact of adding eggs to the diet revealed some surprising results. It is known that obese, insulin-resistant people are more likely to have higher levels of “bad” choleserol in their blood and less “good” (HDL) cholesterol. Paradoxically, this new study showed that these same...
 
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An 8-ounce glass of orange juice in the morning, a couple of sodas throughout the day, a bottle of Gatorade at the gym, maybe a few bottles of your favorite beer at night – all of these add up to one thing: excess calories. Could it be that hundreds...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Catch 5 for a Healthy Weight is collaboration between Houston Department of Health and Human Services WIC and pediatric providers to prevent obesity among preschoolers. Project main goals include: Promote parental awareness about their children's BMI Provide consistent and unified messages to parents Assist parents with goal setting toward healthier eating habits and increased physical ... Educator Idea File: Catch 5 for a Healthy Weight
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The stroke rate is higher for middle aged women even though more are taking drugs for cholesterol and blood pressure. The reason seems to be an increase in waist measurements and BMI.
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If you look at the graph below you will see that a higher fiber diet was found to help lower the risk for overweight and obesity in women in a recent study. Sounds fair enough - but most people only eat about half of the fiber they should. Here...