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9 Food Packaging Labels Explained

Learn to examine the fine print, know what words on the food label really mean, and take a big step toward making nutritious choices at the supermarket.
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Time-Saving Food Tips for Busy Parents

What is the number one obstacle to getting your family eating the healthy food you want them to eat: Time. TIME is the obstacle everyone faces!
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Buying Organic and Avoiding the Dirty Dozen

Buying organic can protect your family from consuming harmful pesticides in fruits & vegetables. The new Dirty Dozen list shows those you most want to avoid.
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World Health Day Raises Concerns

World Health Day brought distressing news this year: there has been a fourfold increase in diabetes since 1980. We need to avoid excessive weight gain! Here's what Dr. Sears recommends.
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Are School Lunches Healthy?

Although school lunches are starting to look healthier, there is still room for improvement by including more fresh vegetables and fruits, and less sugar.
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Obesity and Infant Mortality

A new study highlights the implications of obesity and infant mortality, emphasizing the importance of weight management for new and expecting mothers.
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Performing Arts and the Brain

The performing arts, including music, painting and dance, are increasingly being used to "pump new life" into older prime-timers. Learn how creativity impacts the brain as we age.
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Nutritional Deficit Disorder: A Holistic Approach

Kids are diagnosed with learning and behavior disorders, but rather than labeling them with ADHD, I call it a nutritional deficit disorder (NDD).
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Diet Program Alternative: L.E.A.N.

Have you tried a diet program? There are just a few keys to health, which Dr. Sears calls the L.E.A.N. program, a balanced approach to wellness. Learn more about the non-diet alternative to healthy living!
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Exercise in Teens

A lean body is good preventive medicine against disease. A recent study found a correlation between exercise in teens and future blood pressure problems.