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Eat Those Eggs

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating eggs did not appear to increase the risk of heart disease. Eggs are high in cholesterol, and previously, health professionals had recommended limiting┬áthe intake of dietary cholesterol, including eggs, to decrease blood cholesterol levels in the body. Recently, research has shown that […]

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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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Cardiovascular Disease Responsible for 1/3 of US Deaths

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States. There are many risk factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, and obesity. Lifestyle changes and treatment of risk factors can help prevent and manage the disease. According to a recent study in Circulation, there has been increased […]

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How Hot Should You Make Your Tea?

Tea is the second most popular beverage in the world after water. Tea has many benefits, which include antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. Some studies have shown that tea may help with diabetes, heart disease, weight loss, cancer, cholesterol and mental alertness.There are many different types of tea, and there are different methods of preparing it. […]

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