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“Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”
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“Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”

The struggle with weight not only weighs a person down emotionally, it can cause serious and sometimes deadly health issues.  Type 2 diabetes is considered a world-wide epidemic and it’s tied to obesity.  Some people who feel they keep fighting a losing battle over obesity opt for gastric bypass surgery.   [...]

“Tale Of The Tape”
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“Tale Of The Tape”

If you have read anything about weight, you have read about the role Body Mass Index or B-M-I plays in our weight loss plans.  Simply put, B-M-I helps determine how much fat we have in our body.  But B-M-I is also used to identify health problems. Recently, researchers poured over [...]

“Weight, No Wait”
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“Weight, No Wait”

For women who have moved through menopause, it is a complaint usually uttered over a glass of wine and appetizers, “I look at food and I gain weight.”  And most times, her friends who have also ‘gone through the change’ will nod in agreement. Researchers wanted to know what were [...]

Food, Youth and You
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Food, Youth and You

  ’50 is the new 30.’  Hey, why not?  Well, guess what, 50 shouldn’t be the new 30 if that means going to extremes to shoehorn your psyche-not to mention your figure-into your jeans from 20 years ago. A recent study found a surprising percentage of women are going to [...]

Five “Tasty” Tips
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Five “Tasty” Tips

  Myfit50.com took an unscientific, and we mean unscientific poll and found ten nutrition tips are too many and three too few to jumpstart the way we feed our 50′s.  So, we asked a nutrition expert to come up with five nutrition “must haves.” Registered Dietician Lauren Hatcher  manages the [...]