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Metabolic Syndrome

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:46:53 +0000

Metabolic Syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises our risk for heart disease diabetes and stroke. According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute our risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke increases with the number of metabolic risk factors you have. In general, a person who has metabolic [...]

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Obesity

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:36:14 +0000

So What Got America This Fat????? More than one third of all Americans are considered obese.  More over, this already large population has been increasing each year (up by 23% since 1990) and is projected to continue increasing unless we do something about it.  Education and awareness of the problems are necessary in an effort [...]

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Cardiac Procedures

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:02:18 +0000

Here is small collection of videos that are useful to provide information on important facts about heart disease diagnosis and corrective procedures. * Cardiac Catheterization * Angioplasty & Stenting * Coronary Bypass Cardiac Procedures is a post from: Risk For Heart Disease

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Journey Against Metabolic Syndrome – Week Three

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 15:25:24 +0000

This week the weight loss seems to be reaching a slowing down point.  That tends to happen in every diet.  The way to break it is usually adding more exercise.  I am trying to build that into my routine, but it is not easy for me because I hate to exercise! My results this week [...]

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Journey Against Metabolic Syndrome – Week Five

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 14:55:56 +0000

I hope by now you have noticed that the date stamp on these posts is off.  The reason is that I am blogging as I have time and not always as things happen.  Having said that, I am actually off by a week or so. This week I am almost back on track but I [...]

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Journey against Metabolic Syndrome – Week Four

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 14:44:36 +0000

This week my journey against Metabolic Syndrome has taken me off track!  But for a very good reason.  My granddaughter Elise Marie was born.  My daughter went into labor a week early and we had a storm in the golf.  All at the same time.  My daughter and I were in the hospital during a [...]

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Research into the best juicer for my purposes

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 02:52:06 +0000

It turns out that there is a lot more to a juicer than I could ever imagine.  Much information is written on this subject and there are dozens of YouTube videos comparing the various types of juicers.  I had no idea, but there is a a whole community out there and lots of people that [...]

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Journey against – Metabolic Syndrome week two

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 02:11:34 +0000

Well Friday came around again and I am very happy to report that I have lost a total of 10 pounds (or 4 more pounds) and 8.5 inches. When I refer to inches I am measuring the following areas of my body: waist, abdomen (or belly), chest circumference, hips, and upper leg.  Once I measure [...]

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Journey against Metabolic Syndrome – Week One

Sat, 11 Aug 2012 19:55:41 +0000

I decided to record my weight and total inches lost every Friday until I reach my goals. The first Friday I had lost 5 pounds and 6 inches. This week I incorporated eating a salad for lunch (I can’t work my high stress job on juice!).  So instead of 5 juices per day, I drank [...]

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Journey against Metabolic Syndrome – finished the three day juice fast!

Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:12:16 +0000

I can not believe I did it.  But I did.  I have lived the past three days making juices from several fruits and vegetables (some of which I did not even know existed until now). Examples of vegetables I had never heard of are:  Fennel Bulb, Swiss Chard and Kale.  The others were more common [...]

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