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Here’s What 200 Calories Looks Like

Is maintaining your weight important to you?  Do you count your calories on a daily basis?  If you do, this post may be of interest to you.

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Wegmans Recalls Bread Products

Heads up!! If you purchased bread from a Wegmans between February 1 and February 15, you might want to hold off on eating it.

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5 Great Foods You Must Eat for a Healthy Heart

We’re in the midst of American Heart Month, so it’s more important than ever to focus on treating your heart right.

And maybe nothing matters more than eating the right foods.

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5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Catching the Flu

Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.

What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, what are they?

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UB Study Says Watching TV Reruns Might Be Good For You!

If you're one of those people who tend to just park yourself in front of the TV at the end of the day and find yourself watching reruns of "Everybody Loves Raymond" or "Seinfeld", you might actually be doing your brain a favor.

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Report Cites Obesity As Major Health Hazard
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And The Fattest State Is…..

There's  a new report on the skinniest and fattest states.  This one comes from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation!  According to findings, Mississippi tops the list with 35% of its population needing to drop some pounds.  The report also found that Colorado has the

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Going to the Erie County Fair? Use the Fair Food Calorie Counter!

The summer can be a fattening time of year.  Pool/Block parties, festivals, fairs, they all add up to lots of eating and lots of extra pounds around your waist!  When you are enjoying a day at a theme park, you’re hardly thinking of the calories and fat in that funnel cake you’re eating.  You just want it….and you’ll deal with the consequences later.  Did you ever wonder how much fat and calories are in some of your favorite theme park foods?  Whether you did or didn’t, here’s a lil guide for you.  That super-sized jumbo pretzel..

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Miranda Lambert Cancels More Shows to Extend Vocal Rest

Miranda Lambert had high hopes that her doctor-ordered vocal rest — which caused her to reschedule a few concerts last week — would be brief, but unfortunately, the singer has been forced to cancel three concerts in Alabama and Georgia that were scheduled for this coming weekend.

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Spray Tanning Is Bad For Your Health!

Ladies, Gents and guidos of the Jersey Shore, just when you thought you found a safe alternative to baking yourself in a tanning bed, we now find out that spray tans are unhealthy for you too!  ABC News is reporting that the chemical used to make you tan (dihydroxyacetone) has been shown to cause....

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Skinny Jeans May Be Hazardous To Your Health!

Skinny Jeans, great on women, atrocious on men!  There I said it.  If you are a skinny jeans guy and I offended you, I'm sorry.  Skinny jeans may be "in", but if you aren't fitted for them properly, you could be in for some health problems.  Dr. Karen Boyle of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center says that...

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City Residents Are More Prone To Allergies, Study Says

I truly believe that people who live in the city are more prone to allergies than those who live in a more rural setting.  I grew up on farm in Michigan and don’t remember ever having trouble with allergies.  We would play for hours outside among fields of hey, oats straw you name it and I had no problems.  After moving to more populated areas over the years including where I live now I find that I’m dealing with allergies and sinus related problems.

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New Study Says Impulsive People Weigh More

We all know eating too much and moving too little can add a little extra around the waist. But can your personality lead to weight gain too?

A new study published by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology says it’s possible.

Three researchers from the US Department of Health and Human Services followed nearly 2,000 people over a 50-year life span and found those who were more impulsive were likely to be about 24 pounds heavier than those who weren’t. They also found that subjects who weren’t terribly friendly may experience  “a greater increase in the Body Mass Index across the adult life span.”

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