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Keep the weight down over the holidays

Juliana Wright

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people say they will start back with their healthy eating and exercising habits in the new year – you know, those New Year’s resolutions we all make come January.

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Eat a plant-based diet to lower your colon cancer risk

By Vilmali Demerin, RD, CSO, LD
Clinical Dietitian, Board Certified in Oncology Nutrition

Did you know that colon cancer is the No. 1 most preventable cancer? With effective screening tests, a healthy diet, exercise and weight management, you can significantly reduce your risk.

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Q & A with Bill Nelson, Behaviorist, Huntsville Hospital Center for Medical Weight Loss

Bill Nelson, behaviorist with HH Center for Medical Weight Loss

Why is weight loss so important?

Three years ago, the American Medical Association declared obesity as a “chronic disease state.” Obesity is a national epidemic which is correlated with multiple issues including heart disease, diabetes, metabolic issues, significant physical limitations, and an early death rate. We address this issue using realistic and long-lasting solutions.

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