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The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)

 April 12, 2012

The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)   As I was in the produce department of the grocery store today, I was picking out that perfect onion to go home with me and had a flash back about the benefits of raw onions. Sometimes I take the simplest things for granted and […]

The Threat of Childhood Obesity

 April 11, 2012

The Threat of Childhood Obesity   Obesity is a major problem in our society, and I especially worry about our children. Not only does it affect their health, but obesity affects a child’s psychological and social behaviors too. A child who overweight may be taunted and bullied, as being overweight is often stigmatized.  Many overweight […]

How To Calculate Your Own BMI

 April 3, 2012

How To Calculate Your Own BMI Have you ever felt like you were overweight but didn’t really know what your Body Mass Index percentage was? We all can get on a scale and see numbers in pounds but what does that really mean in body mass? The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement tool […]