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Is Your Spouse Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

The wedding was beautiful and so was the honeymoon. Notice the past tense: was. You’ve been married for a while now and it’s time to face the facts—you’ve both gained weight. And you can’t ignore it any longer. Your spouse thinks it’s time to stop making excuses. But when you finally do take that first […]

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Gaining Weight: Do Men and Women Gain and Lose Weight Differently?

Ladies, does it ever feel like you have to slave away on a treadmill just to lose 5 pounds, but your husband or brother can just mention dropping 5 pounds and presto! It’s gone. When it comes to losing and gaining weight, men and women are not created equally, especially in how we store and […]

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Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six Americans suffer from high cholesterol.  This disease can affect any age group or gender and can dramatically increase the risk of heart problems. But don’t worry, it’s not all bad news; there are several efficient ways to be smart about your cholesterol levels. […]

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Easy Steps to Bone and Joint Health

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are affected by musculoskeletal (bone and joint) conditions, including back pain, arthritis, traumatic injuries, osteoporosis and childhood conditions. These conditions can prevent you from doing activities you love, and while they can lead to severe long-term pain and physical disability, when possible, changes in lifestyle can […]

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Fad Diets – Understanding The Alkaline Diet

What’s my pH level? Should I cut carbs or calories? Is this even working? There are so many diets out there, and new ones coming out each day.  How are you to sort fact from fiction? At the EIRMC’s Wellness Center, we strive to help people understand that losing weight is less about trying each […]

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