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  • Celebrities and brands partner to show Brooklyn better health
    Celebrities and brands partner to show Brooklyn better health
    One week before the most glutinous day celebrated in America, award-winning medical practitioner and TV celebrity – Dr. Mehmet Oz, headlined a jammed packed health and wellness expo in the Brooklyn Historic Landmark- Skylight One Hanson...
  • Restaurants now required to list calorie counts on menus and menu boards
    Restaurants now required to list calorie counts on menus and menu boards
    Did you know that a Starbucks white hot chocolate contains 640 calories or that the Cheesecake Factory's Morning Quesadilla contains more calories than the average American should consume in a day (2,020)? With the FDA's new regulations,...
  • Wendy's has changed to zero trans-fat oil for nuggets and fries.
    New FDA rules require full listing of calories
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new rules that will require restaurants and even vending machines to post the calorie content of all of the foods they sell. The rules apply to restaurant chains having 20 or more locations and...
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    Sometimes those healthy foods are not healthy
    It is getting more and more difficult to feed children healthy food. Every parent is aware that there are plenty of fast food choices that are readily available for children. The marketing of brightly packaged sugar and fat based snacks to...
  • Don't let the holidays weigh you down
    Worried holiday weight gain will weigh you down?
    This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey! Many Americans gain between 1 to 5 pounds each holiday season. While it might not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds.Rather...
  • Health Claims
    Can Your Health Improve With These Six Claims?
    The United States, health-related claims on nutrition facts labels are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), while advertising is regulated by the Federal Trade Commission. According to the FDA, "Health claims describe a...
  • Evening Jogger
    Running, jogging slow aging process new study shows
    Most readers are aware that running for health has numerous benefits. Even the naysayers who point to the few potential health problems some runners occasionally face have to acknowledge the overall benefits of weight loss, cardio and bone...
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    When Your Body Is Trying To Tell You What’s Wrong With Your Diet?
    This is the truth we face every day: we are slaves to habits and context.Let’s take food, for instance. How we eat depends on the contexti. We consume more food when plates are bigger, when food is free, tasty or because it’s in...
  • 10 things you should expect from your group fitness instructor
    10 things you should expect from your group fitness instructor
    You have joined a gym and decided that you would like to try group fitness classes, but you have no idea what to expect. Having looked at the group fitness schedule, you've chosen a class that seems right for you. You show up, and you see a...
  • Eating turkey has many health benefits.
    The health benefits of turkey
    Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Come November 27th, Americans will be ready to devour their 2014 meals. Thanksgiving dinners are all about corn, potatoes, gravy, stuffing, pie, bread rolls and—of course—turkey. Although turkey is...
  • Manteo Mitchell
    Olympian Manteo Mitchell is a fit dad who encourages children and their parents
    Manteo Mitchell may trainall year fora race that lastsa mere forty-four seconds, but he'salso working to extend his life expectancy while bettering his mentaland physical health. Mitchell spoke with Examiner on Thursday night, November 22,...
  • What states have the highest and lowest childhood vaccinations?
    What states have the highest and lowest rates of childhood vaccination refusals?
    Do you know where your state stacks up in terms of childhood vaccinations?The states with the highest rates of refusing vaccinations are:Oregon 6.4%Vermont 5.7%Idaho 5.5%Michigan 5.3%Illinois 4.8%Alaska 4.0%Colorado 4.0%Wisconsin 4.0%Arizona 3.9...
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    Flu vaccines no compensation in Canada
    Once again we enter the flu season, which with all the hysteria and marketing should probably be known as the vaccine season. There is less and less discussion about flu prevention and even the flu itself as the emphasis has turned to getting your...
  • Thanksgiving Day reflection
    Thanksgiving Day reflection
    There is something holy, divine and inherently spiritual about your being. It’s one of the many things for which to offer thanks on Thursday.Earlier this month, I gave a workshop on integrating spiritual care with mind and body health. One...
  • Marilu Henner
    Marilu Henner discusses fitness and menopause
    Marilu Henner is a well-known actress and the New York Times’ best-selling author ofMarilu Henner’s Total Health MakeoverandThe 30-Day Total Health Makeover,I Refuse to Raise a Brat,Healthy Life Kitchen,Healthy Kids,Healthy Holidays...