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Sugar/Fructose – why it is a poison

Sugar/Fructose – why it is a poison...

Posted by Steve in Health News, Other Health News on April 29, 2010 | 14 responses | permalink

Over the past few years, we have written about a number of studies that have highlighted the negative effect on health of fructose. This video shows why.

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Beautiful women in magazines are fake

Beautiful women in magazines are fake...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Kellie's blog, Other Health News on February 19, 2010 | 5 responses | permalink

I found this Dove advertisement fascinating as it takes a normal looking woman and between make-up and computer skills produce a photo to place on a billboard that is a ‘fake’ image.

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Food: Keep it simple

Food: Keep it simple...

Posted by Steve in Other Health News on February 17, 2010 | 3 responses | permalink

Daniel talks about a simple principle to determine if food is healthy for you, based on how much processing of food has gone through.

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New Year’s resolutions are meant to be broken

New Year’s resolutions are meant to be broken...

If you haven’t broken your New Year’s resolution by now, then you are one of a very few!

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Weight reduction surgery animation

Weight reduction surgery animation...

Posted by Steve in Other Health News on December 16, 2009 | 4 responses | permalink

I came across this video animation explaining how the various weight reduction surgery (bariatric surgery) techniques work. I did not realize the variety of operations that were available.

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Watch your portion size

Watch your portion size...

If you are trying to lose weight, it may not be what you are eating but how much. Learn what is a healthy portion size for your meals.

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Didgeridoo helps sleep apnea

Didgeridoo helps sleep apnea...

Playing the didgeridoo or doing similar mouth exercises has been shown to significantly reduce sleep apnea. See how the didgeridoo is played.

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Hot hands reflect your waist line

Hot hands reflect your waist line...

We all know the phrase “cold hands, warm heart”. Researchers have found a link between hot hands and excess weight which says, “warm hands, big waist”.

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Weight loss and sleep apnea

Weight loss and sleep apnea...

Sleep apnea is not just loud snoring! It can lead to high blood pressure and stroke. A study set out to prove whether losing weight can actually get rid of sleep apnea.

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What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been growing in popularity and is being hailed by some as a treatment for many diseases.

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Confusion over serving size

Confusion over serving size...

I laughed at this video! It shows how easily food labeling can trick us into believing a food is better for us than it is. A real eye opener.

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How to start exercising

How to start exercising...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Kellie's blog, Other Health News on September 26, 2009 | no responses | permalink

Exercising can seem overwhelming when you don’t know where to start. I found a video that shows great exercises you can do at home which will get you started.

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Meal timing affects weight

Meal timing affects weight...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Kellie's blog, Other Health News on September 22, 2009 | one response | permalink

Don’t eat when you should be asleep! A high-fat diet eaten during the sleepier time of the daily cycle increases your weight significantly compared to the same diet during awake times.

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Weight on the waist increases asthma risk

Weight on the waist increases asthma risk...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Kellie's blog, Other Health News on September 19, 2009 | no responses | permalink

Being overweight and obese is known to increase the risk of asthma. This study shows that weight women carry on the waist is especially important.

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Five tips to avoid chronic disease

Five tips to avoid chronic disease...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Kellie's blog, Other Health News on September 8, 2009 | no responses | permalink

The results of a long term study of over 20,000 people has concluded with five real tips for a life without diabetes, cancer, stroke and heart attack.

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