Does nutrition really matter?

I listened to a fascinating webinar yesterday about nutrition for patients having major surgery.  The information was pretty technical and specific, but I had to share one particularly interesting tidbit.  While it may not directly apply to most of us, it illustrates the importance of nutrition and how seemingly small dietary changes can have a …

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Weight is just a number.

I came across this TED talk last month which shed some interesting light on weight and health.  Sandra Aamodt is a neuroscientist who talks about her life long struggles with dieting.  She highlights a fascinating study which looked at the effects of four healthy lifestyle habits – eating fruits and vegetables, exercise three times a …

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What resolution?

It’s the end of January. How many of you have given up on your New Year’s resolutions already? Some stats I found said that only 8% of people are successful in completing their resolutions and only 64% of people make it past the first month. Why is it so hard to keep our resolutions? It …

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