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Can Losing Weight Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Springfield?

June 15, 2019

Can Losing Weight Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Springfield? Obesity has the potential to cause a host of different health conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. One obesity-related issue that doesn’t always get the same level of attention is sleep apnea. Anyone suffering from sleep apnea knows just how unsettling and disruptive…

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Prebiotics 101

June 11, 2019

Prebiotics 101 “Pre”biotics? Yes! They’re the food that we feed our probiotics, the friendly gut microbes that are oh so important for good health. Our gut microbes are alive, and they need to eat too. Their favorite foods are called “prebiotics” and include dietary fiber and resistant starch. The same fiber that keeps us feeling…

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Intermittent Fasting 101: What Is It And Will it Help Me Lose Weight?

June 3, 2019

Intermittent Fasting 101: What Is It And Will it Help Me Lose Weight? In a nutshell, intermittent fasting is just that: fasting intermittently. It’s limiting calorie intake during certain hours/day or days/week. It’s more of an eating pattern than a diet. It limits when to eat, and not so much what to eat. And that’s…

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Creating A Mindset For Health

May 28, 2019

Creating A Mindset For Health So much of health is all about habits and actions, but where do these all stem from? What if we don’t have to make as many changes as we think we do? What if there was one powerful thing that makes a lot of difference? That thing is mindset. Mindset…

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Antioxidant Foods vs. Supplements

May 24, 2019

Antioxidant Foods vs. Supplements Antioxidants are just that: they fight (anti) oxidation. The chemical process of oxidation is like rusting metal. A molecule loses electrons and creates the infamous free radicals.  Oxidation is also the reason why apples, bananas, and avocados go brown when the skin is broken, and they’re exposed to air – they’re…

Exercise vs. Diet…Which One Is More Important for Weight Loss in Springfield?

May 15, 2019

Exercise vs. Diet…Which One Is More Important for Weight Loss in Springfield? People in Springfield seem to love debating whether exercise or diet is the more important factor when it comes to weight loss. Naturally, for a well-rounded and balanced attack, they are both a necessary part of your daily routine. However, when it comes…

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