Wellness

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Growing and Cooking with Herbs

Growing and Cooking with Herbs

Ever wonder what gives Italian food its pizzazz or Mexican food its zing? It’s the spices! Homegrown herbs can be tantalizing for your taste buds as well as your pocket book. In addition to being more flavorful than pre-dried grocery varieties, homegrown herbs are...

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Exercising for 2016

Exercising for 2016

The New Year can bring many new opportunities to increase your overall health. If you plan on beginning a new exercise program here are a few tips to help keep you on track and avoid injuries that can be detrimental to your exercise and weight loss goals. Injuries...

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Ultherapy Skin Removal

Ultherapy Skin Removal

Got Loose Skin? Loose skin can result from aging or rapid weight gain/loss. Age-related loose skin is caused by slowed production of the proteins elastin and collagen in the skin's inner dermis layer.  The skin becomes less able to repair itself, which results in...

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CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting An Alternative to Plastic Surgery If you're considering liposuction but not looking forward to the prospect of surgery or prolonged recovery period, you may want to consider cryolipolysis. Cryolipolysis or CoolSculpting is considered an alternative to...

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Proton-Pump Inhibitors

Proton-Pump Inhibitors

The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (or sleeve) is considered to be a high pressured system. What that means: functionally, the stomach remains intact with preservation of the gastroesophageal sphincter at the top of the stomach and the pyloric sphincter at the...

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The Trouble with Sitting

The Trouble with Sitting

The Trouble with Sitting Do you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day? Then here are some disturbing facts: Your risk of heart disease has increased by up to 64 percent. You're shaving off seven years of quality life. You're also...

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Mindful Eating Tips

Mindful Eating Tips

What is mindful eating? Thoughtfully considering the food you have selected to eat and making a conscious decision if it is right for your weight loss goal. In this blog, we will explain why people overeat and provide you with mindful eating tips to help you...