Can Intermittent Fasting Help Me Lose Weight?

Wondering if you should try intermittent fasting to lose weight? Registered Dietitian Whitney English explains that the claim that intermittent fasting can help you lose weight is only partially true….

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Cool It

This is a good addition to the end of any workout. A cool down not only aids in muscle relaxation but it allows the brain to have completion and a…

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90% of Women Appear Misinformed About Mammograms 

Most women are just being told what to do, rather than being given the facts needed to make a fully informed decision.   “Selling cancer screening can be easy,” begins an editorial in the Journal of…

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11 Min Sweaty Mommy (by Trainer Darlene Taylor)

Are you a mom who needs to squeeze in a quick workout, feel accomplished, and get on with your day? Let’s get started! All you need is a sturdy chair…

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Lead Contamination in Calcium Supplements  | NutritionFacts.org

Do calcium citrate and calcium carbonate have as much lead as calcium supplements derived from dolomite and animal bone?  You may remember I’ve explored the role calcium supplements may play in reducing lead exposure…

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How Much Sugar Is Too Much Sugar?

Wondering how much sugar is too much sugar? Registered Dietitian Whitney English explains that it all depends on which type of sugar you’re consuming, natural or added. The post How…

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How a Snake Bite and Self-Love Motivated Dawn to Lose 100 Pounds

Dawn Smith wasn’t happy about her weight. Watch how one wrong step put her on the path to a healthier life. The post How a Snake Bite and Self-Love Motivated…

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Iso-Fit

This is an isometric core and leg burner. All fitness levels are welcome to get in on this 40-minute bodyweight session. To get the maximum benefit from this workout, try…

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The Effects of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer 

How can the beta glucan fiber in brewer’s, baker’s, and nutritional yeast improve wound healing and, potentially, anti-cancer immunity?  My video Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer opens with an image of an article titled “The Treatment…

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Rock the Bells

Kettlebells go waaay back (19th century!), which means so does the butt-kicking work they cause. So for this workout, put on a little throwback music (“Rock the Bells” would be…

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