Tag Archives: nutrition

Belly Fat Takes Years Off Your Life

As we prepare to stuff ourselves during Thanksgiving dinner, here is something to consider. Men and women with good weight management (“normal” weight) but extra pounds around the stomach may have …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy Halloween!  Today marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes from Halloween …

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Are You Drinking Too Much Water?

Everyone has heard that the human body is comprised of roughly 60% water and proper hydration is needed to sustain life. Water is the building block of life and helps …

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Does Eating Right Before Bed Make You Fat?

In a recent study published online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) on September 6, 2017, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) examined the relationships between body fat and …

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What’s In Your Lunchbox?

Happy first day of school to students in Maryland and happy second week of school to most of the families in the D.C. area! Back-to-school time is the perfect opportunity …

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Want to Gain Weight? Try Yo-Yo Dieting

Yo-Yo dieting leads to weight GAIN. Research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as …

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  So, in honor of Valentine’s Day, celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking: Don’t smoke or use tobacco. This …

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Heart-Healthy Holiday Eating Ideas

Christmas and Hanukkah are less than a month away and it’s time to start thinking about our holiday eating habits. The holiday temptation of cookies, cake, pie and sweets begins …

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