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Jul
25th

Both of these pack a mighty healthy punch! While the blueberry is high in antioxidant properties which can help fight cardiovascular disease, it’s the raspberry that edges out the competition when it comes to weight loss. Also, raspberries have 1/3 less sugar and 46% less carbohydrates. Each cup of raspberries also contains 8 grams of […]


Jul
15th

1- How is My Child’s Weight? Does he or she need to lose, gain or maintain weight for maximum health benefit. Some kids will grow into their weight, and others may need to shed a few pounds. 2-What is My Child’s BMI? Body Mass Index is a number that predicts risk of disease by comparing […]


Jul
8th

It’s summertime in Florida which means shorts, tank tops and lots of warm weather friendly activities. It also means that we have to be careful to stay hydrated. At Brevard Family Walk In Clinic, we want to ensure that you, your loved ones and and pets enjoy the sunshine and warmth in a healthy way. […]


Jul
3rd

By Bree Shirvell The sunny days of summer bring hot temperatures, outdoor gatherings and unfortunately an increased risk of food poisoning. Warm temperatures provide a perfect environment for bacteria and other pathogens in food to multiply rapidly and cause foodborne illness. Soon more people will be cooking outside and the safety controls that a kitchen […]


Jul
2nd

Carolyn Malcoun, Contributing Food Editor Pasta salad is simple to make and easy to tote to summer potlucks, picnics and backyard barbecues. But typical versions consist of white pasta drowning, often tastelessly, in a heavy mayonnaise dressing. Luckily, it’s easy to make a light and creamy pasta salad with a lot less fat that’s still […]


Jun
24th

More than 18.2 million people (or 6.3 percent of the population) in the United States have diabetes. There are two main types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes usually occurs during childhood or adolescence. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease and usually occurs at 45 years or older. Diabetes is a […]


Jun
24th

Heart disease also known as cardiovascular disease occurs when there is placque or fatty deposit buildup in the walls of the heart’s arteries. This buildup makes it harder for blood to flow through the arteries. A heart attack or stroke can occur if the flow is blocked by a blood clot. Other types of heart […]


Jun
24th

In men, the hormone, testosterone, is produced by the testes. It is responsible for the growth and development of the male sex organs and for maintenance of other sexual characteristics. Testosterone levels are regulated by the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland. Testosterone deficiency can occur at any age. Levels naturally begin to decline at about […]


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