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Smart Steps to Watching Your Health This Thanksgiving

11/20/2014 Don’t let the roasted turkey, homemade dressing, and pumpkin pie get you off balance this Thanksgiving. Instead of stuffing yourself at one huge meal packed with carbohydrates and sugar that can wreak havoc on diabetes and other health issues, plan to … Continue reading

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Ready for Fall Baking? Here’s how to Bake it Healthier!

By Carrie Camin Assistant Vice President, Wellness Methodist Health System There’s nothing like the first cold snap — which for Dallas means our temperatures drop below 90 degrees — that sends many people to the kitchen for fall baking. After … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Avoid the Holiday Eating Frenzy

By Karen Taylor paper writers Employee Health Coach Methodist Health System Starting a diet during the holidays? Think again. Most dietitians agree that the season of giving is also the season of eating. Starting a quest to lose weight may … Continue reading

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Diabetes: Fact or Myth

By Joyce Kaska-Laird, MA, RD, LD, CHES, CDE Diabetes Program Manager Methodist Charlton Medical Center As someone who works with diabetes patients every day, I often find myself in the role of a myth buster. Patients who have been newly … Continue reading

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Winning the Weight Loss Game

By Carol Ritchie, celebrity chef and To Life!™ Lifestyle Change Management Participant One of the things I’ve learned on my weight-loss journey is to be prepared. With a little planning, you can navigate through fall sporting events, tailgate parties, and … Continue reading

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Cool Treats for Hot Summer Days

short essays Since starting the To Life! weight-loss program Chef Carol Ritchie has dropped more than two jean sizes and continues to lose weight and gain health. During the dog days of summer she shares her ideas for cool treats … Continue reading

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