Category: Diet

The Link Between Nutrition and Breast Cancer

October 10, 2014 0 Comments
The Link Between Nutrition and Breast Cancer

By Betty Murray October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is dedicated as a time to spread the word about breast cancer and prevention. About one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. This year alone, and estimated 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be […]

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The Great MCT Oil Hype

August 27, 2014 0 Comments
The Great MCT Oil Hype

By Betty Murray Many times, people avoid eating any kind of fat because they have fallen prey to the belief that all fat is bad fat. In reality, there are some types of fat are good for your brain, and may even help with weight loss. Do you know what kinds of fats to look for? […]

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

August 22, 2014 0 Comments
Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

By Betty Murray August is National Breastfeeding Month, raising awareness about breastfeeding as the best form of nutrition for infants. Why is breastfeeding so important for new moms? According to womenshealth.gov, breastfeeding not only protects the child, but it benefits the health of the mother, as well. Breast milk, which begins as colostrum, is nutrient rich, […]

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Weight Training Will Not Make You The Hulk

August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Weight Training Will Not Make You The Hulk

By Betty Murray Do you avoid the weight room at the gym because you fear “bulking up”? Contrary to popular believe, women: lifting weights won’t make you look like The Hulk. Yes, it is possible to add muscle bulk through weight lifting — as seen in body builders and in many men — but adding bulk […]

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To Paleo or Not? That Is The Question

August 11, 2014 0 Comments
To Paleo or Not? That Is The Question

By Betty Murray The Paleo diet is a growing trend, but is there more to this diet than other diet fads that have come and gone? What is Paleo? The Paleo diet is considered a lifestyle more than a diet. It isn’t so much about eating foods to lose weight, but eating the right food to […]

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Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

By Betty Murray If you’re struggling to keep off the extra pounds, there culprit may be something you haven’t considered — your medications. There are several drugs that can cause weight gain and, ironically, many drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, seizures, migraines, and mood disorders are to blame for weight […]

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Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

By Betty Murray If you’re struggling to keep off the extra pounds, there culprit may be something you haven’t considered — your medications. There are several drugs that can cause weight gain and, ironically, many drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, seizures, migraines, and mood disorders are to blame for weight […]

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