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The Truth About Aspartame

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You’ve probably heard of the low-calorie sweetener aspartame or have seen it in on the nutrition label of a food you’ve purchased. In fact, you probably have consumed it without even knowing- 200 million people around the world consume this ingredient throughout the year! It is...
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The Benefits of Vitamin C

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It’s cold and flu season across the country. As you’ve probably seen, flu shots have been popping up left and right at local clinics and pharmacies. For preventative at-home care, many people know to turn to vitamin C to ward off colds and flus; vitamin C, along with other...
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What is Hand-Foot-And-Mouth Disease?

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Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) affects around 200,000 Americans every year. According to the West Central Health District in Georgia, they believe this season could be a recording-breaking year for HFMD. By mid-November, the University of Maryland has reported 14 cases of...
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What is a Lipidologist?

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In short, a lipidologist is a cholesterol specialist, and Lee County is home of the only board certified clinical lipidologist: Dr. Kordonowy of Internal Medicine, Lipid & Wellness of Fort Myers. Dr. Kordonowy is Board Certified in clinical lipidology. He has received...
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How to Manage Post-Holiday Bloating

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The holiday season isn’t even over yet, but you’ve already had your share of stuffing, turkey, wine, pie, cookies, and every other goodie you can possibly imagine. Often, after indulging in all this food, a person can feel bloated, which is when the stomach is swollen after...
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What Is Acid Reflux?

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Put a little extra spicy sauce on your dinner? Or, did you overate last night? There’s a good chance you may feel like your breathing fire right now. Suffering from heartburn with that burning sensation in your chest is no fun. Nearly everyone experiences heartburn in their life....
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Are You At Risk for Prediabetes?

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More than 54 million people in the United States have prediabetes. Are you one of them? When a person has type 2 diabetes, it is almost always after they had prediabetes, which is when the blood glucose is higher than normal but not as high as someone with diabetes. Most people...
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Nutrition During the Holidays

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Turkey. Stuffing. Pies. Candy canes. Egg nog. The holiday season is a time notorious for sweet treats and expanding waistlines. People spend time with their friends and families at parties and special gatherings, which unfortunately are planned around lots of high-calorie meals...
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How Stress Affects the Body

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We’re headed into the busiest time of year with parties, shopping, baking, crowds, entertaining, deadlines, and commitments galore! Meanwhile, we’re all still handling our everyday tasks like work, family, errands, health/fitness, and social activities. It’s a no-brainer that all...
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Facts About Pneumonia

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You probably heard the respiratory infection “pneumonia” being referenced pretty often in the news last month. After Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fell ill during a 9/11 ceremony, her physician revealed she was diagnosed two days prior with pneumonia.  Clinton...
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Info About the Antibacterial Soap Ban

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Skip the antibacterial soap and opt for soap and water instead. Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned the 19 active ingredients in antibacterial soap.  The ban includes liquid, foam, gel hand soaps, bar soaps, and body washes (not hand sanitizers or hand...
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