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Are You Sacrificing Your Health For Success

In the classic O. Henry story The Gift of the Magi, the wife has beautiful long hair, the husband a treasured pocket watch. She cuts and sells her hair to buy him a watch chain. He sells his watch to buy her a hair comb. Many people make a similarly well intentioned, but ultimately futile …

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When Star Athletes Promote Junk Food.

  When Michele Obama had signed on Beyoncé and Shaquille O’Neal for Let’s Move! campaign, it managed to raise few eyebrows in the world of nutritional research and pediatrics, as they both endorse sodas, which are a major contributor to the obesity epidemic. Now there’s more evidence of how powerful a celebrity — especially a professional …

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Drink Milk- Time To Take Milk Off The Menu

Despite the dairy industry’s false health claims, drinking milk will not help you lose weight or body fat. In fact, studies show that milk not only contribute to flab but also one of the factors leading to obesity in kids. Drink Milk? … Time to Take Milk Off The Menu. How is that one innocent …

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What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Cholesterol

“Eating foods that contain any cholesterol above 0 mg is unhealthy.”- T. Colin Campbell, PhD, author of The China Study. Burgers. Bacon. Cheese fries. What do they have in common (besides being some people’s idea of delicious)? They’re all high in cholesterol.   What is Cholesterol and What Your Doctor May Not Tell you About …

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Weight of the Nation Video’s from HBO Reveal the Need for a New Status Quo

The first film in ‘The Weight of the Nation’ series examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese. The first character we meet is Cindy. Born and raised in Bogalusa, Louisiana, Cindy is the mother of two grown sons and now a proud grandmother. Cindy …

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