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6 Worst Summer-Body Desserts

Here's a great article about what not to eat - BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY , what to eat! ~Erin

Here's the biggest weight-loss secret in the world: The best way to drop pounds fast is to indulge in a delicious dessert.

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Potato Chips Biggest Culprit For Slow Weight Gain

If you weigh 15 or 20 pounds more than you did in high school, potato chips could be a big culprit in the slow weight creep over the years.

That's according to a major new diet study from Harvard University scientists

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Golden Age Of Health Begins At 45

I guess I have a few more years of drinking beer and eating fast food!

A new study has shown that 45 is the age when a majority of people kick off a "golden age of health." Daily Mail reports a study found that once confronted with their own mortality as they, or family and friends, have health scares, more than a third opt to limit drinking to three or fewer units a week

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Get your Free Blood Pressure Wallet Card at the Gallatin County Extension Office
Get your Free Blood Pressure Wallet Card at the Gallatin County Extension Office
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All Shook Up: With Too Much Salt

I'm wierd. I don't use salt. I never use it when I cook, unless a recipe calls for it (but then again I don't follow recipes often). I never add salt to my meal once it is on a plate. I don't know why, but I don't have the salt craving like most of the population. I also don't have high blood pressure.

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Research: Sitting Can Be as Deadly as Smoking [VIDEO]

If you're going to light up, at least make sure to stand up.

New research has found that sitting for long periods of time can be just as dangerous as smoking.

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Food Pyramid Gets a Makeover

The Food Pyramid has been revamped by the USDA.  Is this something you even pay attention to?  What do you think of the new "pyramid"? ~Erin

The food pyramid, which since 1992 has demonstrated the proper amount of grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat a person should consume per day, is no more.

On Thursday, the USDA rolled out the government’s new f

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Food Pyramid Gets a Makeover

The food pyramid, which since 1992 has demonstrated the proper amount of grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat a person should consume per day, is no more.

On Thursday, the USDA rolled out the government's new foo

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FREE LUNCH: Excerpts from Extension

I'm serious. We're giving away a FREE, healthy lunch. Gallatin County Extension and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services are partneting up to help you get healthy. We're hosting a FREE one-hour workshop on the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Eating Plan on June 28th in the Bozeman Fish Technology Center's Conference Room at 12 NOON. AND if you're feeling up to it, we'd love to go on a short walk around

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Cell Phones May Cause Cancer, Says New Study

According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer the radiation in cell phones may cause cancer.

The group came to this conclusion after analyzing 30 previous studies which had explored the link between cell phones and cancer.

As a result of this finding, cell phones have now been given a "2 B" cl

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“High-Pressure” Job? -Excerpts from Extension

Hypertension: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Controlling your blood pressure may not be at the top of your to do list. However, according to heart health experts, it probably should be. Hypertension – or high blood pressure – is often called a ‘silent killer’ because it often doesn't have symptoms and many people don't even know they have it.

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Is Salt Actually Good for You?

A new development in the battle against salt is leading some scientists to question whether a low-sodium diet is actually healthy for you.

In a study published Wednesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, Belgian researches "estimated sodium intake of nearly 3,700 participants, with an average age of about 40, by measuring sodium in their urine at the beginning and end of the study."

What they found was that the people with the lowest amount of sodium intake "had no greater protection against high blood pressure after eight years than those who consumed the highest levels," according to the Boston Globe.

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Crystal Meth Perfect Storm

This picture terrifies me!  "They" say if you even try meth once, you are hooked.  Now there's even more scary news.

A recent experiment by scientists at the University of Illinois examined how meth can affect the entire body's molecular makeup

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