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Nutrition: More Reasons to Avoid Sucralose

According to all the commercials and advertisements for sucralose (Splenda), which is not only an artificial sweetener you can buy to put in your beverages and use in baking, but one that is now an ingredient in many “diet” foods, … Continue reading

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Health: Butt Brain Connection

Sitting has been called the “new smoking” meaning it is as detrimental to your health as smoking by increasing your risk for cardiovascular damage, obesity, certain types of cancer, and even early death. Remember the old song called Dem Bones … Continue reading

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Fitness: Strong Legs, Strong Brain

While exercise in general is known to be important for overall health as well as for brain health, numerous studies have revealed a strong link between leg strength in particular and brain health. Exercise in general improves health and brain … Continue reading

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Nutrition: “Egg-cellent” Eggs

Eggs are an almost perfect food! An egg’s shell color doesn’t indicate the quality or nutritional value of an egg, but rather the breed of the hen that laid it. Hens with white feathers tend to lay white eggs and … Continue reading

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Brain Health: Why Gratitude is Powerful

“You can train your brain to be more positive. In 2 minutes span of time done for 21 days in a row you can actually rewire your brain. Write 3 new things of what you’re grateful for 21 days straight. … Continue reading

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Brain Health and Mood: Happy Pills?

I worked with a lovely lady several years ago who wanted to lose a significant amount of weight. As I do with all my clients, I had her complete a detailed questionnaire. I saw she was taking an anti-depressant and … Continue reading

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Brain Health: 5 Things You Can Begin Doing Now to Avoid Dementia

Alzheimer’s is not a natural part of aging although the incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have been increasing. In fact almost 2/3 of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s are women and Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia is the … Continue reading

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