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    BeSmartBeWell.com examines the link between childhood obesity and heart risks during American Heart Month.
    Adults aren’t the only ones who should be thinking heart smart this February, as heart disease is a concern for an increasing number of children, too. Research shows that overweight kids are more likely to develop heart disease as adults. And many overweight children already have conditions like high blood...
     
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    The got breakfast? Foundation this week announced the results of a 2012 Survey of School Breakfast Programs. Among the findings–variety, including pre-packaged meals–is a key to school breakfast success.   The online survey, conducted for the non-profit got breakfast? Foundation by Cline Consulting,...
     
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    Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors, will be sending alumni to a four-day course on learning to prepare healthy and flavorful home-cooked meals at the Hyde Park campus of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the world’s premier culinary college.  ...
     
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    The next time you visit the dentist, give yourself a pat on the back. Taking care of your mouth is vitally important to your overall well-being and may lower your risk for other health problems.   For example, periodontal disease has been linked to endocarditis (an infection of the heart lining). Bacteria from...
     
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    Those with diabetes have a high risk for heart disease
    While February 14 is a day focused on celebrating Valentine’s sweethearts, February marks “American Heart Month” and is dedicated to spreading awareness about the importance of heart health. Health Net Inc. is working to increase awareness regarding the strong link between diabetes and heart disease...
     
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    Children and adults alike will love the US's first heart healthy soluble oat beverage.
    This spring, a revolutionary health beverage will change the way America stays slim and feels great. Sneaky Pete's, the first soluble oat beverage of its kind, is an easy, refreshing, and low calorie way to help you meet the daily requirement for fiber. Delicious all-natural, heart healthy Sneaky Pete's, which...
     
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    The amount and quality of sleep you get at night may affect your memory later in life, according to research that was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans April 21 to April 28, 2012.   "Disrupted sleep appears to be associated with...
     
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    A picture can be worth a thousand calories or 800 or 1,800 through a new smartphone application being developed at Purdue University to help the health and diet conscious track their caloric intake by taking a picture of their food.   The application counts more than calories. It also provides information on the...
     
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    belVita Breakfast Biscuits offers a solution
    According to a new survey released by Kraft Foods’ belVita Breakfast, 63 percent of Americans admit they sometimes feel low on energy in the morning, which is not a surprise given fewer than half eat breakfast every day. To help Americans fuel up, Kraft Foods introduces a new kind of breakfast to the US—...
     
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    Changing behavior and improving body image is key.
    Teenage girls gained less weight, improved their body image, ate less fast food, and had more family meals after participating in a six-month program that involved weekly peer meetings, consultations with primary care providers and separate meetings for parents. Those results from a study published online today in the...