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Life after cancer remission – 9 ways to keep the odds in your favor

Photo courtesy of osagecountyonline.com Surviving cancer is quite a feat and should be commended. The chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, a stem cell transplant or whatever else it took to get in remission is a tough road to follow. When all of that is done and the doctor says “You’re cancer free,” those are probably some of…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Aug 9, 2015

Seven Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism For Weight Loss

Have you ever wondered why some people can lose weight effortlessly while others struggle with it their whole lives? For those in the latter, they may blame it on their metabolism. Metabolism, also known as basal metabolic rate (BMR), or simply metabolic rate, is the rate in which the body uses energy or calories to…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Aug 5, 2015

Two nutrients everyone needs for a sharp mind and clear eyesight

Photo courtesy of osagecountyonline.com When it comes to nutrients protecting and maintaining eye and brain health, there are two words everyone should be familiar with – lutein and zeaxanthin. This twosome are key nutrients that have substantial evidence-based science indicating the role they play in keeping two very important organs – the eyes and the…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Aug 5, 2015

Don’t Suffer in Silence with Binge Eating Disorder

Eating disorders, often not discussed, really should warrant more attention and research into the causes, complications, and appropriate treatment, but ideally, prevention before they can begin. These serious, potentially life-threatening conditions affect all aspects of a person’s emotional and physical health and should not be thought of as just a fad. “This stems from one’s…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Jul 30, 2015