October 2015 Newsletter


Best Online Symptom Checkers

Have you ever felt like you were coming down with something, checked the Internet to see what your symptoms mean, and gotten back a wacky response? Well you are not alone. In fact, a recent Harvard Medical School study tested 23 online symptom checkers — including those run by brand names such as the Mayo Clinic, the American Academy of Pediatrics and WebMD — and found that as a whole they were astonishingly inaccurate.

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Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Use extra virgin olive oil instead of other fats like butter or corn oils to help reduce your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. It also lowers your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the bad kind of cholesterol that builds up in blood vessels and can lead to atherosclerosis, blood clots and heart attacks.

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Best Times to Eat Meals to Lose Weight

To control your weight, three meals a day with snacks between is the best eating pattern. But when are the best times of day to eat to lose weight? Should you eat a big breakfast or try to fast throughout the day? Should you snack before you go to bed? Here are nine eating-schedule habits that can help you control your cravings and lose weight.

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