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Share Your Seattle Sutton’s #SweetSuccesses

Posted on 04/26/2016

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We want to hear about your weight loss successes, any size – big or small. Share them with us during our 30-day challenge called #SweetSuccesses. Your challenge is to pledge to live a healthier life while using Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating meals.

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Good Sugar Vs. Bad Sugar

Posted on 04/21/2016

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There are two types of sugar - added sugar, which includes the familiar white granulated “table sugar” (sucrose), as well as concentrated sources like fruit juice, and then there are naturally occurring sugars found in fruit, vegetables, full fat dairy, honey and unrefined carbohydrates.

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Breast Cancer Survival Rates Higher with Low-Fat Diet

Posted on 04/19/2016

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A new study suggests older women who had breast cancer have less chance of death compared to their diet counterparts when they follow a low-fat diet. The comparison looked at a low-fat diet limited to fat intake no more than 20 percent of calories compared to a more typical so-called Western diet with fat intake of more than 32 percent of calories.

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Since 1980 Diabetes Quadrupled: WHO

Posted on 04/13/2016

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Last week on World Health Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a call to action on diabetes, asserting a need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease.

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Losing Weight During Menopause

Posted on 04/7/2016

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Healthy eating and maintaining a healthy weight is important, but even more important as women enter menopause. Many aging women will tell you it becomes more difficult to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight after the age of 50. However, this doesn’t mean it’s impossible; it just takes a little more effort. Below are several considerations for women going through menopause. Eating healthy for a healthy weight CAN be achieved as we age and go through the "change."

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Don't be Fooled: 4 "Healthy Foods" to Avoid

Posted on 04/1/2016

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Although it's April Fool's Day -- don't let yourself be fooled by these four so-called "healthy foods!”

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Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating Helps Illinois Valley Cellular Employees Lose 181 Pounds

Posted on 03/31/2016

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Employees of Illinois Valley Cellular dropped 181 pounds in a 10-week weight loss contest sponsored by Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating (SSHE). The seven dedicated employees weighed in weekly and ate SSHE meals as part of the contest. They competed for cash prizes for the top three finishers.

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Is Salt Bad for You?

Posted on 03/24/2016

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Is salt really bad for you? That is a tricky question. There is some good in it, because it is vital for bodily functions. But too much of a good thing is never good!

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Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating Hosts Local Weight Loss Contest for Area Companies

Posted on 03/22/2016

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We are pleased to host a local weight loss contest for area Ottawa, Ill. companies. This new effort is designed to help improve employee health in the area. Registration deadline for the contest is by Noon on April 15, 2016 to begin the program on April 18, 2016.

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Getting More Energy From Your Diet

Posted on 03/17/2016

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Energy is something most of us want more of and we often seek it in forms of caffeine as a quick fix, but that only last for so long before crashing. We need extra energy to tackle more of those daily duties, to finally start exercising, or simply more energy to play with our kids. Well, did you know that the exact definition of a calorie is a unit of energy?

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