Healthy Eating

Two Eggs in the Morning Can Help You Lose Weight

We have good news: Losing weight can be as simple as changing your breakfast. Research has shown that eating eggs for breakfast can help fight weight gain all day long. In a study published by the International Journal of Obesity,…

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What’s for Dinner? Check Out this Winning Recipe!

The heat wasn’t too hot in Metro Health’s makeshift kitchen for Chef Oliver Hale, host of Chef O’s Place, a local cable cooking show. The healthy lifestyle chef bested his competition in a local celebrity chef cook-off held during a…

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The Skinny on Brown Fat

Brown fat has recently received media attention due to research that has shown it to be beneficial for increasing the rate at which calories are burned, among other things. Between being thought to help make people thinner and less prone…

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Make Sure Your Kids are Staying Safe this School Year

Every parent worries about their child. Are they safe, are they healthy, are they open and honest with you? No matter how big they get, in your eyes they will forever be your little one. What are you doing to…

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Six Healthy Changes to Make Before You get Pregnant

Being a parent is awesome. So much so that my husband and I have been talking about a sibling for our little girl. The idea of being pregnant made me think about what I want to do to prepare if…

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Greek Yogurt: Four ways to Choose the Right One for You

When you’re choosing a healthy breakfast, yogurt may be the first thing that comes to mind. It’s full of protein and calcium, right? There are many different types of Greek yogurt and some people think that they are all pretty…

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Five Ways to Boost Your Immune System

For the most part, the human immune system is pretty good at fighting off bacteria. Every now and then germs make their way in and make us sick, but it could be worse. While there is no proven way to…

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Staying Healthy at an Amusement Park can be a Breeze with these Three Tips

Imagine you are walking around an amusement park. The sound of playful screams whip past you as the roller coasters soar through the sky. The smell of sizzling French fries in the deep fryer drifts under your nose and your…

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“Skinny” but Unhealthy: The Truth is on the Inside

Everyone has a friend that can eat whatever they want, whenever they want, and never gain a pound. There’s also that friend who weighs more than others but is in great shape. So, is it healthy to be large and fit,…

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