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Water: The Secret Ingredient of Good Health

Healthy Living | Friday, August 1, 2008

While you may not consider water a nutrient, it's actually the most critical one in your diet.

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High Blood Pressure/Hypertension: Bringing Down the Risk

Growing Up Healthy | Monday, July 28, 2008

To better understand how high blood pressure develops and leads to hypertension and heart disease you need look no further than salt and its effect on the body.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Type II Diabetes: A Threat to All Our Children

Growing Up Healthy | Saturday, July 26, 2008

Over the past twenty years, Type II diabetes has increased dramatically in both children and adults.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Obesity: Much More Than Just a Weight Problem

Growing Up Healthy | Thursday, July 10, 2008

We only have to watch kids in school yards, or listen to the nightly news to understand how prevalent obesity has become in our society.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Water & Exercise

Healthy Living | Wednesday, June 4, 2008

When you exercise, you lose an enormous amount of water, which must be replaced.

Originally posted in: Fitness
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis: Bank Enough Bone for a Lifetime

Growing Up Healthy | Friday, May 23, 2008

Is there any parent among us who doesn't want to stay physically fit and active throughout our lives?

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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Honor Your Body: Eating for Healthy Living

Healthy Living | Wednesday, May 21, 2008

While perhaps the most important way to change your life is by changing the way you think and react, for total wellness, there is another half of the health equation:

Originally posted in: Nutrition
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Building Better Bones: Preventing Osteoporosis

Healthy Living | Thursday, April 24, 2008

By age seventy-five, 90 percent of us are expected to have some osteoporosis.

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Stop Heart Disease in its Tracks

Growing Up Healthy | Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Our children may be overeating their way to heart disease.

Originally posted in: Heart Health
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Cancer: A Deadly Disease with Childhood Roots

Growing Up Healthy | Wednesday, April 23, 2008

To all of us, cancer is perhaps the most frightening of diseases.

Originally posted in: Children's Health
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