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Health Articles Does dieting work?
You are considering going on a diet to lose weight. There are 3 key points to consider. Many people lose weight, but few can maintain it. The problem with diets is keeping the weight off. You cannot stay on a diet ...
Health Articles Do you get enough calcium?
One in 4 women and 1 in 8 men over the age of 50 have osteoporosis. Osteoporosis refers to bone loss that causes "thinning" or weakening of the bones. Because bone loss occurs without symptoms, osteoporosis often goes unrecognized for many years until one or several fractures ...
Health Articles High protein diet and bone loss
If you're contemplating going on a diet or altering your eating habits - and you're a woman - beware the high protein mantra. While high protein diets have been shown to work for weight loss, protein - specifically animal protein - contains ...
Health Articles Preparing to quit smoking
Preparation is key The most common reasons for relapsing to smoking are: lack of commitment lack of preparation unexpected situations/stressors The preparation stage of quitting smoking is, by far, the most ...
Health Articles Take a stretch break
Easy exercises can prevent problems and allow your body to do the work you ask it to do. You will even feel a boost of energy! You can do these exercises at your desk or anywhere throughout the day. The more often you do them, the better you will ...
Health Articles Physical rehabilitation: overview
A physical rehabilitation program typically consists of: assessing the baseline of patient's capabilities and setting common goals by the patient and the rehabilitation team  joint mobilization and stretching exercises to increase range of motion of all joints and improve flexibility of soft tissue (Pain may hinder attempts to exercis ...
Health Articles Folic acid and your heart
I reported to you in my last column about a recent study called the WAVE trial that found that anyone who joined in doing "the wave" at a football or hockey games was in desperate need of a ...
Health Articles Exercise - it's never too late to start - really!
Most of you probably think that the only intriguing things that ever came out of Dallas are assassins and cheerleaders, but among medical people at least, Dallas is much more intriguing as home to the Dallas Bed Rest and Training Study, although to be honest, for some medical people, the Dallas Cowboys' Cheerleaders probably still come first.
Health Articles Strength training: overview
Benefits: why do strength training? Strength training not only improves your muscular strength and endurance, it also increases your range of motion, improves your posture, and helps prevent ...
Health Articles 4 kinds of supersnacks your kids need
Nutrition expert Brennan Robertson is here to help you send your child back to school with some great healthy snack options.
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