Monthly Archives: January 2016

Parent Influence Affects Eating Behaviors in Children

A new study published in the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity showed that parents had the greatest influence on children’s eating patterns. Even when healthy habits were taught in school, parent support had the biggest effect on whether kids were overweight or obese. This shows that parents need to be educated and […]

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We Need Sleep to Stay Thin!

A recent cross-sectional study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham discovered that less than 7 hours of sleep was linked to obesity. They examined whether more time was spent eating and drinking in people who slept fewer hours. The results showed that those who slept less than 7 hours reported an additional 8.7 minutes […]

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Toxic! Warning!

Toxins in our environment often contribute to weight issues and to the increasing obesity epidemic in our society. Obesity is not just controlled by calories in vs. calories out.In order to have a healthy metabolism, we need to eliminate toxins and heavy metals from our diets and boost the natural detoxification system in our bodies. […]

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Supplement of the Month: SAMe

What is SAMe and where is it found? S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) is a naturally occurring chemical that is found in many body tissues and fluids. It is used in many biochemical reactions involving hormones, neurotransmitters, proteins, and phospholipids. SAMe is also used to make chemicals that are involved in pain and depression. SAMe is made from […]

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