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The Connection Between Obesity and Diabetes in Springfield

December 15, 2018

The Connection Between Obesity and Diabetes in Springfield If there is one health condition that is truly reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, it is diabetes. The primary culprit for diabetes reaching epidemic proportions is obesity. The International Diabetes Foundation claims that diabetes and obesity are the “biggest public health challenge of the 21st…

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I’m Sick. What Can I Do (Naturally)?

December 10, 2018

I’m Sick. What Can I Do (Naturally)? Getting a common cold doesn’t have to be so… common. There are things you can do naturally to make getting sick less likely. But, if you do happen to get sick, there are things you can also do to help support your body to fight it off. Getting…

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Which Foods Can Help With Blood Pressure?

December 4, 2018

Which Foods Can Help With Blood Pressure? Guess how many people have high blood pressure? A billion! It’s said to be the “#1 risk factor for death and disability in the world.” If you have high blood pressure, it’s best that you are monitored by your healthcare professional. And if you’re on medication for high…

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What is the Satiety Index?

November 27, 2018

What is the Satiety Index? Have you ever notice that some foods keep you feeling full longer? And others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to “stop eating when you feel full” a bit tricky if you’re picking foods that aren’t filling. That’s a phenomenon called satiety. It’s the…

The Benefits of Drinking Water to Help You Lose Weight in Springfield

November 15, 2018

The Benefits of Drinking Water to Help You Lose Weight in Springfield With so many weight loss products, energy drinks, smoothies, supplements and strategies out there, it’s easy to lose sight of simple techniques that can make a huge difference. Drinking water is one such technique, and although it doesn’t come with sleek packaging or…

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The True Health Benefits of Exercise

November 13, 2018

The True Health Benefits of Exercise Exercise. It can improve your health on all levels. We’re not just talking about being fitter and stronger. We’re talking about overall health and longevity. Regular exercise improves your heart health, brain health, muscle and bone health, diabetes, and arthritis. Beyond those, it also reduces stress, boosts moods, increases…