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  • Make Out Every Day? Yes, Please!!
    I am sure you read this title and thought, okay…what on earth is this going to be about? Sorry folks, I am actually NOT going to talk about making out (which is fun, but that’s a whole other blog post!), this post is regarding a very cute and chic incognito cafe I happened upon while... Read More » ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, April 30, 2016
  • 10 Bariatric Surgery Terms You Need to Know
    If you’re just beginning your weight loss surgery journey, the myriad of bariatric surgery terms can be confusing. To help you navigate this unknown territory, we’ve compiled a list of 10 common bariatric surgery terms you’re likely to encounter along your path. Bariatric surgery There are several options in bariatric surgery, commonly known as weight loss surgery, which are performed to treat morbid obesity. Two types of approaches are used: malabsorptive procedures and restrictive procedures. ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, April 30, 2016
  • Powerful Potassium
    Potassium is an important nutrient that most Americans don’t get enough of on a daily basis. In fact, because most people don’t get enough potassium, it is considered a “nutrient of public health concern.” So learn more about this important nutrient and how you can make sure you get enough every day. What is potassium? Potassium is a mineral and an electrolyte. Electrolytes carry electrical impulses to your cells. Why do we need potassium? Potassium ... Read More
    Published on Friday, April 29, 2016
  • Metformin May Reduce Cancer Risk in Older Women With Diabetes
    Metformin is the most commonly used diabetes drug in the world, with over 80 million prescriptions filled in 2015 in the United States alone. And in addition to controlling blood sugar levels, the medicine may also help reduce the risk of certain types of cancer and decrease the chance of dying from these cancers in older women with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and University at ... Read More
    Published on Friday, April 29, 2016
  • Feel the Buzz…
    I was pondering that feeling of achievement when you reach a goal, hmmmm. This crossed my mind while hiking up a mountain. You know that feeling; that special buzz you get when you set a goal and reach it. Ahhh yes, nothing can be finer! You can’t find it in a store. It can’t be bottled and bestowed. It’s something you and only you earn and ultimately reap the benefits from. I have a few ... Read More
    Published on Friday, April 29, 2016
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