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Is Obesity Beautiful? Size 22 Supermodel Causes A Stir

Tess Holliday has been everywhere. The size-22 supermodel was recently on the cover of People magazine with the following quote: “You can be beautiful regardless of your size.” Sure, you can be beautiful, but can you be healthy? The 29-year-old’s popularity has sparked fierce debate about what message she’s sending. Is she promoting self-love? After […]

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Managing Your Diabetes: Carbohydrates

  Nutrition is a very important key to living a happy and healthy life with diabetes. But, we know you might have some questions about how the foods you eat impact you. There are three main nutrients found in the food we eat that provide us with calories; they are carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Carbohydrates […]

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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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Quitting Smoking: 3 Reasons Why Smokers Don’t Quit

Quitting smoking is not like remodeling your basement or saving for retirement. It’s not something to put off until you can get around to it. Actually, quitting smoking is “the most important behavioral change” you can make to benefit your health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But, quitting smoking is […]

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