Health Matters

11 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Posted by Miranda Shearin, RD, CDE on Oct 23, 2017 7:13:00 AM

Yes, it’s that time of year again

Time for visiting with family and friends, spreading holiday cheer and filling our bellies with delicious holiday treats. Before we know it, though, those treats will have our bellies shaking like bowls full of jelly. Americans typically gain between five and 10 pounds during the holiday season. Sure, we vow to lose the weight in the New Year, but it is possible to skip the resolution altogether by eating a little healthier during the holidays.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Weight Management




4 Lesser Known Benefits of Weight Loss

Posted by Dr. Glen Moore on Oct 15, 2017 10:00:00 PM

Weight loss isn’t just about looking slimmer.

It can impact your well-being in surprising ways. 

Recent studies have shown a trimmer waistline can actually be a total body (and lifestyle) experience. Other benefits of weight loss include improved memory, a reduced risk of certain cancers, lower health care costs and improved fertility. And those are just to name a few. It certainly isn’t a cure all, but it comes close.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Weight Management




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