October 2014 archive

Holiday Health Survival Guide

Brace yourselves, Halloween officially kicks off the food frenzy that we like to call “the holiday season.” From here on out, we will be bombarded with fat-filled, sugar-loaded, ooey- gooey, rich and delicious treats that will not only add some junk in your trunk, but might just create some real serious health issues. Did you know that heart attacks peak in December and January? And actually most heart attack-related deaths in the US occur on December 25th, second highest being December 26th, and third January 1st. Many theories exist as to why this occurs, but I don’t think we need scientific backing to realize that people eat and drink too much, and exercise and sleep too little during this “heart-attack season.” (more…)

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