Category Archives: Wellness Tips

How “Soft” Are My Drinks?

Simply put: sugar consumption has been going through the roof. It has increased by 28 percent since 1983, fueling soaring obesity rates and other health problems. The FDA requires labels that enable consumers to monitor—and reduce—their sugar intake. Marion Nestle, … Continue reading

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Is Our Food Supply Safe?

Is our food supply safe? Is it making us sick? Makes you think eh? Replacing even 1 meal per day with our perfectly balanced nutrition products may be the best decision you ever make for yourself and your family.

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Label Able

Are You Label Able? Interpreting the nutrition facts labels on packaged foods isn’t rocket science, but it isn’t a piece of low-fat cake, either. Look At The Label By Susan Bowerman, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D. One of the most important skills … Continue reading

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Metabolism Truths & Myths

METABOLISM: TRUTHS AND MYTHS By Susan Bowerman, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D. We hear a lot about metabolism–and often blame our “slow metabolism” for our inability to keep our weight under control. But what is metabolism, exactly? And is there anything we … Continue reading

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Protein 101

PROTEIN 101 By David Heber, M.D., Ph.D. – Chairman of Herbalife’s Medical Advisory Board A necessity for everybody Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. It is an organic compound, composed of 22 amino acids, otherwise … Continue reading

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Snack Attack

Low Calorie Snacks Snacking doesn’t have to be an unhealthy habit. It’s not unusual to get hungry between meals–particularly if you have a long stretch in between. The key is planning ahead to make sure you have some healthy foods … Continue reading

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Healthy Breakfast

Feel Good and Control Your Weight Have a Healthy Breakfast!

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Sugar Nuggets

SURROUNDED BY SUGAR By Luigi Gratton, M.D., M.P.H. I always encourage my patients, when shopping, to avoid sugar and, instead, look for protein. Since we live in a carbohydrate-rich society, it’s not always easy to find low-calorie, healthful foods, which … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Fats

The Skinny On Fats Americans are obsessed with fat. We’re warned not to eat it; we worry about finding it on our hips and waists; and we hear or read about losing it daily from the media. It’s true, though, … Continue reading

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Water Works

WATER WORKS Drinking plenty of water is an important part of maintaining a healthy weight and a nutritious diet. Water plays an essential role in helping your body process nutrients, maintain normal circulation and keep the proper balance of fluids. … Continue reading

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