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Low Carb Diet? Do You Need Atkins, Paleo, Keto?

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Do you need a low carb diet?Are carbs bad? Or good? ​Do you need a low carb diet, like Paleo, Atkins, or Keto? A low carb diet may be right for you, but the most informed decision comes from knowing what carbs are. Knowing how different types of carbs affect your blood sugar, how you feel, […]

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New Health.gov Activity Guidelines: 8 Things to Know

In November 2018, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (health.gov) released the 2nd Edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, after a decade of research since the 1st edition. Here are the 8 biggest ​takeaways​:​Health guidelines recommend 22 minutes of activity per day Even more research ​indicates adults need 150 to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity […]

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World Diabetes Day- 5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Why is diabetes awareness important? (CDC)30.3 million US adults have diabetes (1 in 11). 1 in 3 people have prediabetes. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of US death. Diabetes and high blood glucose are the ​#1 cause of adult-onset blindness, kidney failure, and loss of toes or feet, and can lead to heart disease and stroke. ​​People diagnosed […]

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