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Sugar

23 May in Health Tips

Sugar is high in calories and low in nutrient value which can lead to weight gain.  It is OK to enjoy sweet tasting foods and sugar gives us energy, but with one-third of Americans obese and over two-thirds overweight, we may be eating more sugar than...

Calcium

06 January in Health Tips, Supplements, Supplements Calcium

          Calcium is an essential mineral that is needed to form and maintain healthy teeth and bones.  Consuming adequate amounts of calcium will help prevent osteoporosis.  Calcium is also required for clotting blood; sending and receiving nerve signals; squeezing and relaxing...

Boost Your Metabolism

01 October in Health Tips

 Metabolism is how efficiently the body uses the energy we take in to provide fuel for daily activities.  There are many factors that affect this efficiency, some of which are out of our control while others we can modify with our lifestyle choices. Genetics has a...

Tailgate Food for a Health Pro

20 September in Health Tips

Everyone seems to find themselves in at least one tail-gate celebration during the season.  With this comes the many tempting and likely higher-calorie foods that are often eaten without second thought. Here are a few ways to navigate the world of the traditional calorie-laden tailgate...