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What is Cardiovascular Disease and Can it be Prevented?

Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for men and women?1 Find out if you’re at risk and how you can keep your heart healthy.   It’s scary but true: cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death for both women and men.1 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four deaths is related to cardiovascular disease.2 These are staggering statistics, but with proper monitoring and making certain lifestyle changes
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9 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Did you know about 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime?1 While there are certain factors you can’t change when it comes to potentially developing breast cancer (like genetics and getting older), there are many things you can do to counteract your risk. There are no 100 percent guarantees to prevent this disease, so if you notice any changes up top, make a doctor’s appointment and continue to get annual mammograms once your doctor advises. Early detection can make a big
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Can Eating Slower and More Mindfully Help You Lose Weight?

If you always eat quickly and on-the-go, you might want to take a breather and start savoring your food. Check out why eating slower and more mindfully may help you lose weight.   If you tend to be the person who always finishes their meal first, it might be time to stop and smell the… food. People who eat slowly, rather than rushing through their meal, tend to weigh less, one observational study concluded.1 Mindful eating may also help you lose weight, according to researcher.2 By eat
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10 Reasons Why DIY Diets Don’t Work

Have you ever tried losing weight on your own? You create what seems like the perfect weight loss plan, but as the days pass, you quickly go from feeling motivated and energetic to discouraged because you’re still not losing weight. It’s incredibly frustrating, and it can be a common occurrence among do-it-yourself dieters.   Why is it so hard to go solo on a weight loss plan? Read these 10 reasons why DIY diets typically don’t work:     1. You Need More than an App
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Does Sleeping Help You Lose Weight?

Updated: November 26, 2019

 

When it comes to weight loss, you may think you're doing everything right. But despite your best attempts, nothing seems to be changing, and reaching your goal is starting to feel like an elusive dream. You are not alone.

 

In our sleep-deprived society, weight gain appears to be more the norm rather than the exception, as more than two out of three Americans are considered overweight or obese.1 This is because sleep and weight loss are intricately tied to many different hormonal and metabolic processes. The amount of sleep you get impacts those processes and how your metabolism functions. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults aim to get between 7-9 hours a night.2

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Simply Inspired: Thai Style Ramen Noodle Bowl

The ultimate guide to elevating your ramen dish! A few simple ingredients take this Thai style ramen noodle bowl to the next level.   Ingredients          1 Jenny Craig Ramen Noodle Bowl Entrée          1 Stalk Lemongrass           ½ Tbsp PB Powder           1 tsp Garlic Powder           1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika           ½ tsp Coriander           Pinch of Cilantro           ½ Lime Instructions Prepare Ramen Noodle Bo
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