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Overweight Patients Face Bias

Doctors need to be trained better on how to treat obese and overweight patients. The obese and overweight patients are treated less kindly than the normal sized patients. Doctors are not using empathy with obese and overweight patients making them less likely to want to visit the doctor’s office. Doctors often offer the normal weight patients upbeat advice without making comments about their weight.

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The Weight Loss Industry is Self Perpetuating

In order for companies that offer weight loss products to stay in business, there must be a constant supply of people who need to lose weight. Any program that is too successful at helping people lose weight and keep it off runs the risk of eliminating its customer base.

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Find Your “Happy Weight”

Finding your happy weight is the healthy routine that your body is comfortable with. Everyone does not like to go to Zumba classes or to run. Knowing your happy weight is what you have to do to maintain a happy weight because everyone is different. Finding your happy weight entails an eating plan that energizes you and is not stressful to maintain.

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Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is a type of fasting in which you skip a few meals throughout the day allowing your body to possibly gain more muscle and lose more fat. When thinking of this it’s important to remember that what works for one person does not always work for another, as well as we should not conform ourselves to tradition. You must remember that in intermittent fasting you must follow the “intermittent” part as our brains use around 20% of the calories we consume. This type of fast is a risk and may work better for other based upon different factors.

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Intermittent Fasting

Pesticides Linked to Endometriosis

Endometriosis, a condition in which uterine tissue grows beyond the uterus, is one of the causes of infertility in women, but its cause is unknown. Recent tests, however, may have linked the disease with the presence of certain pesticides. When found in a women’s blood, she is up to 70% more likely to develop the disease.

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Pesticides Linked to Endometriosis

Ask Well: CoQ10 Drug Interactions?

Coenzyme Q10, also known as CoQ10, is an increasingly popular supplement used to treat muscle pain and fatigue associated with statin drugs, but there are possible drug interactions to consider. CoQ10 tends to relax blood vessels, leading to lower blood pressure, and also lowers blood sugar, which is of particular concern to diabetics.

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Ask Well: CoQ10 Drug Interactions?

Get Out of Your Chair Alive

The recent shocking statistics about sedentary lifestyles will make you jump right out of your chair. If you’re sitting for more than six hours on a daily basis, you’re drastically increasing your chances of dying within the next 15 years. You’re contributing significantly to your own weight gain and sabotaging your health in many ways. There are some simple things that you can do to regain control over your potential for a longer and healthier life.

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Get Out of Your Chair Alive

Healthcare Coverage May Not Make Employees Healthy (But Your Company Can)

The Affordable Health Care Act may not make people healthier at all. It has been noted on CNN that simply getting healthcare coverage does not make them anymore like to adopt a healthier lifestyle. While the studies reflect that a person with medical insurance does go to the doctor more often and recieve more medicine than they used to. However, the point has been made that even though there are now enough oppertunities to aquire and maintain insurance, it is up to each individual to also create a healthier lifestyle.

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Healthcare Coverage May Not Make Employees Healthy (But Your Company Can)

Children, Too, Need Flu Shots

During influenza season this year, parents everywhere will need to make sure that their kids are getting the support that they need. Some of them will be interested in finding out more about the information that they need going forward. Parents should realize that flu shots are important for everyone, including their kids. This will give people the help that they need to keep their kids healthy throughout the year.

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Children, Too, Need Flu Shots

Why is life so $%^!!# hard?

More than anything, humans crave connection with another person, says Holistic Health Nurse Judi England. At a recent employee wellness event, she noticed a wide range of reactions to her display on stress management. In her article, she covers the basics of what she presents to healthcare professionals, which is an inherently stressful field.

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Why is life so $%^!!# hard?

Faces of Breast Cancer: A Global Community

It has become increasingly important to put a human face on some of the diseases that affect global populations. It can be easy for people to get lost in some of the different statistics that they may see for these diseases. This is why many people will want to take a look at the faces of breast cancer, which will help readers learn more about the effects that the disease can take on people out there.

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Faces of Breast Cancer: A Global Community

Why Capturing Corporate Fitness Center ROI Is Like Spotting a Unicorn

It can be difficult for some agencies to get linked up with a realistic ROI estimate on corporate fitness. There are much better ways of handling this issue, which should be explored soon. Managers may want to instead focus on a few key points of data that they may be able to track. They can review the total amount of membership or the results of different fitness tests. But it will be up to administrators to decide how useful this information may be to monitoring these programs.

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Why Capturing Corporate Fitness Center ROI Is Like Spotting a Unicorn

An Active and Healthy Lifestyle: What Do the Experts Say?

Everyone wants to stay in good shape, but they might be looking to find the right approach to do just that. Some people will want to check in to how they can actually develop an active and healthy lifestyle. This is an important goal for people, so they should take this seriously. There are a few experts who actually have honed some opinions on how people should best put together this kind of lifestyle going forward.

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An Active and Healthy Lifestyle: What Do the Experts Say?

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