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Here’s Exactly What To Eat And Drink Before Thanksgiving Dinner

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11. If you have a fireplace or wood stove—or Radiant Fireplace 2 DVD—it should be going. Set the mood! 12. Skip the Bread (Kinda) It’s not who starts, it’s who finishes. In other words, keep your eyes on the prize—stuffing!—and don’t overload company with carbs before the main event. On this day, they are the enemy. Forgo the baguette and ...

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Healthy Lunches For Dellwood Middle School

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September has been declared National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center [LHMC] will sponsor the creation and delivery of 280 healthy lunches for the students at Dellwood Middle School on Tuesday, September 13th. Lahey said, “In July of 2015, Jeanne Atherden, Minister of Health, Seniors, and Environment, advised the House of Assembly that nearly 75 percent ...

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A Definitive Guide to the Best Sparkling Waters

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Carbonated Mineral Water Mineral water is defined as sparkling water that comes from a mineral spring. According to the The Food and Drug Administration, it must contain “no less than 250 ppm total dissolved solids that originates from a geologically and physically protected underground water source.” Neither minerals nor carbonation is added (with the exception of San Pellegrino; according to the ...

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Health Dept Clinical Lab Accredited By COLA

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The Department of Health’s clinical laboratory has achieved accreditation from COLA, a US-based independent, non-profit accreditation organization. COLA accredits almost 8,000 medical laboratories and provides a program of education, consultation, and accreditation. The clinical laboratory is located at the Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street, Hamilton. This laboratory routinely deals with clinical specimens [that is, the samples come from human ...

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Chick-fil-A Is Ditching Its Cole Slaw For Kale

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Chick-fil-A is rolling out the green carpet for its latest side dish…a salad made with kale and broccolini, topped with dried sour cherries, tossed in a maple vinaigrette dressing, and served with a mix of roasted nuts. The new dish, called the superfood side, will be available at locations nationwide starting January 18, just after the chain retires cole slaw from its menu. ...

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Health Dept: Tips For Handling Child’s Asthma

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Noting that back to school time can be very busy for parents and guardians, and the Department of Health said they would like to remind people “to start your asthmatic child on a preventer inhaler daily from today. “Don’t wait for symptoms. Other tips for successful control of asthma symptoms include reviewing inhalers, and creating an asthma action plan with ...

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Pharmacists’ Picks: Top Recommended Health Products

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When you’ve got a drippy nose or monster headache, chances are you head to your local pharmacy in search of relief, where endless over-the-counter treatment options await, sardine-packed on store shelves. For many of us, the which-product-should-I-buy decision is little more complex than a game of eeny, meeny, miney, mo. For some, it comes down to price. For others, it’s ...

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How to Actually Eat in Moderation

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How many times have you heard that you should be eating in moderation? It’s popular advice for good reason. For one, it’s important to eat a wide variety of foods, including fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, dairy, whole grains and healthy fats. And if you eat too much of one food – even a healthy one – it can lead to ...

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Health Implications Of Obesity In Children

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African American, Hispanic American, and Native American children and adolescents have particularly high obesity rates. Prevalence of being overweight is reported To be significantly higher in children and Adolescents with moderate to servere asthma. Presistently elevated blood pressure levels have been found to occur about 9 times more frequently among obese children and adolescents (ages 5-18) than in non-obese children ...

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Gestational Diabetes: A Family Opportunity

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A diagnosis of gestational diabetes can be scary, but it doesn’t automatically mean you’ll develop type 2 Diabetes later in life. Since you know you’re at an increased risk, you can make changes now to prevent you and your family from getting diabetes in the future. Try these tips to keep you and your family healthy! During your pregnancy: Take ...

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