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As discussed last week, we’re going through some myths regarding dieting and weight loss. These myths are taken from Dr. Mark Hyman’s new book Ultra-Metabolism, a great read if you are ready to make some serious dietary changes to focus on eating whole, unprocessed foods. Myth #2: You can control your weight by counting calories....
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Dr. Mark Hyman has recently released a list of 7 myths about weight gain in his book “Ultra-Metabolism.” Don’t be mistaken by the title of the post– this is not a post advocating weight loss or dieting. We believe in eating for health, and a positive side effect of this can be weight loss. Over...
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A couple of months ago, we discussed the effects of fluoride and your teeth, both positive and negative. There has recently been an increase in the media about water fluoridation and children. Dental fluorosis only effects children between 3 months and age 8. It is a result of a child receiving too much fluoride during...
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In addition to preventing dental health issues and checking for cavities and gum disease, regular dental exams can detect several serious health issues to prevent further complications and get early treatment. By maintaining your regular 6 month appointments, your dentist can also let you know about any signs of other health conditions. Dental exams can...
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Laughter is the best medicine? The old adage holds some truth. But what’s the science behind the saying? 1. Laughter helps us find intimacy with others, which decreases stress and minimizes pain. 2. Laughter relaxes muscles–even 45 minutes after your chuckle! 3. Laughter boosts your immune system: It decreases stress hormones and increases antibodies to...
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This concludes our series on social networking, and our tips on using it responsibly. This final post outlines a couple of ways to be sure using Facebook does not interfere with success in your career. 1.If you wouldn’t say it at work, don’t say it on Facebook. This includes comments about gender, race, religion, your...
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There are certain things for your own safety or job security that you should never reveal on a social networking site. Some may seem like common sense but many people have become increasingly comfortable with sharing (and over-sharing) on Facebook. 1. Never confess anything– Whether it be illegal behavior, complaints about your job or coworkers,...
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This post will kick off a series on a couple of things to be aware of in terms of Facebook and the types of things not to share on this popular social networking site. First off, Facebook offers huge opportunities to those who wish to hack into your online bank account. It is a perfect...
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It has long been understood that good looks have a correlation with a higher salary. However, how do they factor in to scoring a job interview? How about having a successful interview? Employers would like to say that they hire solely on credentials, personality, and best fit for the job, but truth be told, first...
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March 7-13 is National Sleep Awareness Week. We kicked off the week with a celebration at Carroll Hospital Center, and are enjoying focus on the importance of sleep. Here are a couple of alarming sleep facts: 1. 70 million people in the U.S. have a sleep problem. 2. As a result, U.S. employers could be...
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