Monthly Archives: December 2012

Television in Kids’ Rooms Linked to Higher Obesity

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine just released a study showing that children who have a television in their room have an increased risk of becoming obese than those who watch television in the family room. The kids who have a TV in their room tend to watch more television, and screen time is linked […]

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Worth Your Weight Diet and Exercise Holiday Promotion

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The Effects of Soft Drink Consumption

Millions of Americans choose soft drinks as their beverage of choice 1.  Recently, questions have been raised about the relationship between soft drinks and the development of chronic conditions (such as type b diabetes and heart disease) 1, and negative health outcomes (including obesity, weight gain and poor overall diet quality)2.  Data also shows that […]

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Vitamin D

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and phosphorus, both very important for bone health. The active form of Vitamin D is called D3 or 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol. Optimal blood levels are 30-100 ng/mL. Where is Vitamin D found? Vitamin D has many dietary sources including fatty fish […]

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Vitamin C

What is Vitamin C? Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that cannot be made or stored by the human body.  It is an essential nutrient that acts as an antioxidant, and therefore blocks some damage caused by free radicals, which may cause conditions such as cancer, heart disease, and arthritis.  […]

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