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Health Tips

You are at your doctor’s appointment and your cholesterol panel is reviewed. All you hear is that your LDL and triglycerides are too high and it is recommended that you eat a low-fat diet and have your cholesterol rechecked in a few months. What are...

While many people think of the elderly population as being the most at-risk for many health ailments; they are not the only age group that is particularly at-risk for different health conditions. There are a number of health concerns that millennials are specifically at risk for—and the more this...

The flu(influenza) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses that spread mostly from person to person. Early symptoms can include fever, chills, sore throat, and body aches. For most people, the flu resolves on its own, but sometimes, the flu and its complications can...

Most people know how important it is to be cognizant of what they are putting in their bodies—especially when it comes to packaged and processed foods. It can be very difficult to determine what foods are actually healthy across the grocery store aisles and what foods are simply...

Are you burning calories watching TV? The answer is yes. Determining how many calories are burned requires a discussion about your resting metabolic rateor basal metabolic rate. These two terms are used interchangeably, but for the purposes of this discussion, we will stick with resting metabolic rate (RMR). RMR...

Hypertension is one of the most common, yet serious conditions to plague people today. Hypertension is a real problem and one that can lead to serious health issues if left untreated. Hypertension can increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and even death. What is more...

The heart is the engine to your life, and without the proper maintenance, it can fail. A proper diet and a regular exercise program can decrease the risk of such a failure. Many of us pledge to turn over a new leaf by exercising regularly and...

Are you ready to start getting a better night’s sleep? Most of us are, and with the average adult not getting enough hours in the day to sleep as much as they need, it is very important to be able to get to sleep fast and stay...

Sugar (which we like to call “carbohydrates” in the nutrition world) can be the root of all evil if its intake remains unchecked. Carbohydrates are what most of us crave because they give us immediate energy. No one craves celery over chocolate, but an hour...

We all know that it is important to get our daily dose of vitamins. However, the majority of people today  aren’t  getting all of the vitamins they need, and they are definitely not getting enough of certain vitamins.  However, you may be surprised by what specific...