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#SSHELunchChat

Posted on 07/26/2016

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I am excited about something we’re doing this week, it’s called #SSHELunchChat and I’m hosting it on Wednesday, July 27th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM CT.

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Starting a Diet

Posted on 07/21/2016

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Often times, when we hear about a new diet or new supplement in the media, we also hear the warning, “ask your doctor before starting.” This is for good reason.

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Ninety Percent of Strokes Preventable

Posted on 07/19/2016

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Shocking statistics out this week about how 90 percent of strokes are deemed preventable. Stroke is one of the world’s leading causes of death and disability. This is important news to pay attention to! We can and should do more to prevent stroke.

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Weight Loss Plateau: Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

Posted on 07/13/2016

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So you have hit the dreaded "weight loss plateau"? It happens, and happens for scientific reasons as our bodies are smart and extremely adaptable.

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Staying Hydrated This Summer

Posted on 07/7/2016

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Summer is upon us and it's more important that ever to stay hydrated! Our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek, discusses ways to stay hydrated this summer with these quick tips in our monthly video series “Healthy Beat.” Check it out!

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Stay Mobile as You Age with a Healthy Diet

Posted on 07/5/2016

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There’s yet another reason to eat your vegetables every day and adhere to a healthy, balanced diet. A new study recently found that a healthy diet may help reduce a woman’s risk of physical disability as she ages.

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Seattle Sutton’s Project REAL

Posted on 06/30/2016

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You may have caught a glimpse of Seattle Sutton’s Project Real on our website, social media channels – Facebook and Twitter, or seen the video on YouTube.

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American Diets Getting Healthier

Posted on 06/28/2016

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There is some good news to share about the Standard American Diet (or as it’s also known, SAD), but don’t buy streamers and balloons just yet. While some good news is being reported in a new study published in JAMA – there is some cause for concern to celebrate too prematurely. We may be doing a better job, but not a great job.

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Nutrition Quality Vs. Quantity

Posted on 06/23/2016

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Which is more important -- eating the right amount of food or eating the right type of food? It’s almost as puzzling as “what came first – the chicken or the egg?” This is an age-old debate and like many other areas of nutrition, there is not a clear-cut answer to a complicated question.

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Whole Grains Health Benefits

Posted on 06/21/2016

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Whole grains are truly an amazing food source! Many people don’t realize that whole grains are much more than a so-called “heart healthy” food option being marketed about in great abundance. They have many health benefits and new research is uncovering more and more all the time.

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