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The Role of Sleep in Health and Weight Loss

We all know that getting a good night's rest makes you feel better. Turns out, it can also make you healthier! Many studies show that your sleep patterns are linked to your stress levels, calorie intake, and even the foods you crave. Here's a primer on the connection between getting your "zzz's" and a successful health journey. Lack of Sleep Affects Hunger Hormones Ghrelin and leptin are two hormones that affect your appetite and hunger....

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How to Ease into an Exercise Regimen

While many think it’s a great idea to just jump into a new exercise regimen, this is not necessarily the case. For those who live a majorly sedentary lifestyle, throwing yourself into a new workout routine could not only make the workouts less effective, but could also be detrimental to your physical well-being overall. Whether you work in an office or have limited mobility due to age or condition, the following is a short guide...

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Getting Healthy as a Family

The obesity crisis in America is not limited to adults. Children and teens struggle with weight issues. Currently, over 32 percent of children are overweight or obese. Further, if you look around the kitchen table one evening and realize that your whole family needs to lose weight, you aren't alone. The 2015 report released by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation indicates that 69 percent of adults and 32 percent...

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Spreading Himself Even Thinner

Maybe you’ve noticed. Randy Halfacre has dropped a few. Pounds, that is, and inches, and most importantly, two of his four medications. In fact, he’s feeling better than he has in years, thanks to Bee Healthy Medical Weight Loss & Wellness.“I feel like I’m 40,” Halfacre said. “My blood pressure and cholesterol numbers are within healthy parameters, and that’s the first time I can remember that happening in a long time.” While losing 30 pounds...

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Popular Dieting Tools and Techniques

Popular tools and techniques for dieting come and go – and they need to be used properly. Whether it’s low-tech paper-and-pencil diet diary or a more sophisticated app for your phone, the right tool can really help you meet your goals.  Some of these tools – like online tracking devices that allow you to record your daily food intake and activity – work like a virtual health coach.  Others are designed to help you improve...

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