Tag Archive: overweight and obesity

Sep 07

Health Power Childhood Obesity Tips: “In Sync” with Michelle Obama’s

By Norma J. Goodwin, MD, Founder and President, MD   It’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, so check out our Childhood Obesity related Tip Sheets. Links to our additional posts are at the bottom of this blog post. By the way, the tips in this post are “in sync” with those in First Lady Michelle …

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Apr 30

10 Health Power Tips on Preventing Childhood Obesity

Health Power Tip Sheets: Paste them up, Carry them around and Share them with others By Norma J. Goodwin, MD, Founder and President, Health Power                                                               …

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May 02

Walking for Health and Fitness

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Daily walking is a great form of exercise for many reasons, including the following: Walking is   good for the body, mind and spirit. Walking helps   you to lose weight or keep from gaining more weight. Walking   energizes and increases your strength. Walking   strengthens your bones, thus fights osteoporosis. Walking tones   …

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Apr 30

Reading Food Labels Tip Sheet

To Shop Smart and Eat Healthy, Always Read the Food Labels In addition to helping food shoppers to make good food choices, food labels also help shoppers learn a lot about how to make quick comparisons among various food products. Tips for Reading Food Labels: Most packaged foods in grocery stores have labels that give …

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Apr 30

Hypertension: A Health Power Overview

Hypertension occurs when the blood pressure, or force of blood pushing against the blood vessel walls, gets too high and stays that way. It occurs most often in African-Americans. There are two numbers in a blood pressure reading: The top number, or systolic blood pressure, occurs when the heart pumps or contracts. The bottom number, or diastolic blood pressure, occurs …

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