Tag Archives: obesity

Weight Loss: It’s Not Too Late, So Get Started

Higher blood pressure Increased risk of stroke Heart disease Diabetes Cancer Fatty Liver disease Kidney disease Depression Osteoarthritis Gall bladder disease These are all known health risks associated with being overweight or obese. I’m sure I don’t really need to … Continue reading

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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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Nutrition: Worse Than Processed Foods?

I won’t beat a dead horse. I am sure if you read this blog very often, you are aware that I barely consider packaged, processed foods to be foods at all. They are food-like products at best. If you ever … Continue reading

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Healthy Children: Most Crucial Issue

If you guessed the most crucial issue is obesity you would be correct. It is an alarming problem and one that seems only to be getting worse. As a grandmother now, this breaks my heart. Here are a few startling statistics: … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Read This if You Still Drink Coke

Sodas like Coke are definitely not healthy. They’re loaded with high fructose corn syrup which is an especially strong driver of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. It is an especially dangerous sweetener because unlike glucose and other forms of sugar, … Continue reading

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Healthy Children: 9 Reasons to Skip the Halloween Candy

You are no doubt familiar with the Grinch who stole Christmas. Well I’m sure most people consider me a Halloween Grinch. I don’t consider Halloween a “holiday” for many reasons. Dressing up as devils, witches, ghouls and zombies isn’t my … Continue reading

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Health and Appetite: Clutter vs Control

Anyone who knows me well knows I am most definitely not a fanatic housekeeper. I like a clean orderly house, but mine is of the “lived in” genre! God, with His amazing sense of humor, has given me close friends … Continue reading

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