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Eating and Your Basal Metabolic Rate

What Are You Eating Today?!

The best answer is, it depends! You can determine your daily caloric intake by first determining your BMR, and then adding your activity level! What is BMR, you ask? It stands for Basal Metabolic Rate, which is the number of ...
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What is The Glycemic Index?

How Sugar Spikes are Killing You and What You Need to Know About the Gylcemic Index!

What is The Glycemic Index? The glycemic index (GI) rates foods by how much they raise blood glucose. Candy, sugar, cake, and cookies have a high GI, while whole-grains, certain starchy vegetables and fruits, have a lower GI. Carbohydrates with a low ...
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Peloton Exercising Machine

Peloton, YES You Can!

If you haven’t heard of the latest craze in home exercise, here it is, www.onepeloton.com Peloton has gotten rid of all the excuses for not exercising... gym is too far, hate waiting for a machine, tired of being hit on ...
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Eating Collagen, The Latest Health Fad

Before making the decision to take supplemental collagen or not, let me take a few moments to tell you what collagen is and what role it plays in our body! Collagen is a protein, made up primarily of the amino ...
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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Consequences of dry eyes range from subtle but constant eye irritation to significant inflammation and even scarring of the front ...
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Starbucks

Starbucks in Your Cup

Starbucks, has arguably become Americas go to morning beverage. Do you ever wonder how much caffeine is in your morning ritual? Well, I did. I always thought I was getting the most caffeine from a shot of espresso, I was ...
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What Your Eyes Say About Your Overall Health

Did you know that your eyes can tell you something about your health? Eyes have long been touted as the gateway to the soul, but they can also provide some interesting clues to our overall health and wellness. There is ...
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Drinking Coffee May Prevent Blindness!

A study from Cornell University found that drinking a cup of coffee a day may prevent eyesight deterioration and even blindness! According to the research, one of coffee’s main ingredients, chlorogenic acid- an antioxidant, may protect against retinal degeneration from ...
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Ocular Allergies – Causes and Tips for Relief!!

Ocular Allergies, Causes and Tips for Relief! Did you know that… Up to 50% of U.S. residents have allergy symptoms. Among these, 75% have symptoms that affect their eyes (Allergic diseases of the eye. Medical Clinics of North America. January ...
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How Smoking Harms Your Vision

Smoking is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. It harms nearly every organ in your body – including your eyes! Smoking and Cataracts Cataracts (clouding of the eye’s natural lens) are a ...
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