Record High Obesity Rate for US Women

US Women Obesity Record High

According to Stat’s article Obesity rate among women reaches record high in the US, by ANNA VLASITS @AnnaIntegrated JUNE 7, 2016 A shocking 40 percent of women in the US are obese. Survey data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association also found that 35 percent…

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Exercise: Don’t Worry, Be Active

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People with Panic and anxiety disorders may want to go to the gym. According to a study, exercising regularly may prevent anxiety, stress and even future panic attacks.  Researchers tested the anxiety levels of adults without panic disorders and asked them how often they worked out and how hard. The participants then breathed in a…

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Long-Term Bone Health Linked to High-Load Exercise

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Article as posted on Healio Endocrine Today…  Compared with nonweight-bearing activities, such as cycling, running and other exercises that put greater strain on bones may help improve long-term bone health, according to study findings presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Munich. “Chronic large and repetitive loads — as in mountain ultramarathon, but also…

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Nutrition News & Tidbits

Fiber’s Good For the Waistline. Looking for a snack? Pick something with soluble fiber. A study of African Americans and Latinos found that for every 10-gram increase in how much soluble fiber they consumed daily, their amount of visceral fat which surrounds the organs was reduced by nearly 4 percent over five years. Good sources…

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8 Strategies To Cut Fat When You Dine Out


Dining out presents challenges for people who want to cut down on their fat intake. Learn and use what you know about lower-fat foods, as well as taking time to read the menu carefully for clues about added fat. You can choose higher fat foods at times, but it must be balanced. By this I…

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Ways to Manage Your Weight


SUMMER DAYS ARE JUST AROUND THE CORNER! FIND WAYS TO MANAGE YOUR WEIGHT. Here we go. Healthy eating is the start of effective weight control. It means finding simple healthy ways to reduce the number of calories you consume each day. It is the small changes you make that make a big difference. Try these…

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Spring! Do you Want to Spring into Your Right Weight For Summer?


When you are at your best weight you feel good and look great. Losing just a few pounds – 10 to 15 – can make you healthy. A healthy weight cuts your risk for some diseases, also. Therefore, if you need to lose weight, begin now. Don’t wait for more pounds to creep on. Pay…

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Women’s Nutritional Health


Women’s Nutritional Health [Changing Past Myths to Evidence-Based Science]  Today, research is proving and dispelling past myths that the signs and symptoms that women experienced were all legitimate. When women sought medical help from their physicians, the previous trend and belief was that what they felt was “all in the head.”  These complaints were factual…

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Hope Complete Salad [Shared]

Blog Salad & coleslaw

We are all busy, but you can make some meal preparation ahead of time. As a nutritionist, I also encounter my own challenges as I have to make sure that I eat healthy balanced meals in the right-sized portions at all times. I am no different from the layperson who is strapped for time and…

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Contest Time!


Enter for a chance to win a set of PortionMate Tools   We’re rewarding one lucky winner with a set of PortionMate Meal and Snack Measuring Tools. You can measure all your favorite food directly into your plate or bowl. PortionMate is a color-coded meal and snack-measuring tool that allows the user to quickly and…

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