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Changes coming to the Nutrition Facts labels

On May 31, 2016 I challenged myself to go one day without sugar. I made it through the day so I thought I would keep the challenge going one day at a time. Over the last few days I have been … Continue reading

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5 Health Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 75% of healthcare spending in the United States is on people with chronic conditions. The CDC has identified five key health related behaviors for chronic disease prevention. These five … Continue reading

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Can you go one day without sugar?

The consumption of added sugars is one of the main contributing factors to the increase in overweight and obese children. These added sugars also contribute to the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. As parents, we need to know … Continue reading

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What is BMI?

What is BMI? Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI is a fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but research has shown … Continue reading

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Healthy portion tips

FamilyTimeFitness.com Healthy Portion Size Tips:  Skip the huge portions on the kids’ menus in restaurants. “For younger kids, why not share your meals? The adult portions are way too frigging big for adults anyway.” Take a portion of your meal … Continue reading

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