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Fri12192014

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Proposed new FDA food labels – help or hindrance?

 

 
 
 
The American FDA is currently in the process of revamping their nutrional labeling of food products, in order to make these labels more useful and user-friendly.  
 
Some of the key proposed changes:
·      The number of calories will be in a larger font
·      The amount of added sugar will
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Obesity and Hearing Loss in Women


Excuse me?  Didn't quite catch that.  Yes - it's correct that obesity and hearing loss are together in the title of this post, as it seems that obesity is an emerging risk factor for hearing impairment.

A recent study looked at over 68,000 women enrolled in the Nurses' Health Study between 1989 and 2009, and found that just over 11,000...

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Downsize Fitness comes to Canada!



The first of an American chain of stigma-free, welcoming gyms exclusively for people who struggle with their weight has arrived in Canada.  Rather than focusing on cardio burn, Downsize Fitness focuses on functional fitness - helping people learn exercises to gain strength and mobility for daily activities like getting to and from work,...

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