A healthy weight, in most cases, is closely linked to health. Many health conditions, like diabetes to name one, are a consequence of excess weight, and many conditions can worsen from the extra weight we are carrying.
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A study due to come out with final results later this year, called CLARITY-BPA hopes to shed more light on this chemical.
Preliminary results of this 7 year collaboration study have been mixed, and scientists and endocrinologists involved with the study are disagreeing on whether the results will actually help clarify once and for all if BPA is indeed harmful at the low levels that the FDA currently says are safe.
“Could there be something going on with my metabolism?”
“How do I know if I am at risk for developing diabetes?”
“I have a family history of heart disease. How do I know if I am at risk?”
I often hear these questions being asked.
As a woman of South Asian ethnicity, this is deeply personal.
Did you know that South Asians (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepali and Sri Lankan) have high rates of heart attack and stroke?
60% of the world’s heart disease patients are South Asian and we have the highest death rate from heart disease in the US compared to other ethnic groups. Sadly, risk factors also seem to occur at a younger age in South Asians. Let's discuss what testing can be done to know your risk and how to reduce this risk.
Party invites with treats galore. Cocktails, pies, cookies and more! Time for the holidays to sabotage your best efforts. Right? Or not... You have been staying on track, making healthy choices, going to the gym and then- Thanksgiving rolls around. The downward spiral of bad choices starts and heads into December. Do you need to be a hermit to avoid the social pressures to indulge?
Pomegranate fruit and juice have been touted for their health benefits. ï¿½They have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine and have been prevalent in the diets of people from Iran all the way to the Mediterranean and India. ï¿½Different parts of the plant have been used for medicinal purposes and have been held in high regard in traditions of a wide variety of religions.
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