Tag Archive: weight

May 13 2013

Health fair promotes wellness

Good Shepherd Emergency Center-Kilgore, Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Center-Kilgore and Allegiance Specialty Hospital are hosting a Community Health Fair in Kilgore. This event is free to the public. Free health screenings valued at more than $100 per person, including glucose, complete lipid profiles to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL will be provided. plans …

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Jan 10 2013

Healthy Habits

  Young leader discusses the importance of exercise, diet. Raileigh Levingston attends Hudson Pep Elementary School. Besides looking forward to going to middle school, she is learning the importance of a healthy weight. Consequently, one of her New Year resolutions is to exercise, eat right and lose 10 pounds. Hudson Pep is already ahead of …

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Apr 17 2012

Cleaning the junk out your diet

By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert Eating healthy all the time can be extremely challenging for many individuals.  It is especially challenging when we have spent years allowing ourselves to give into our every temptation.  This struggle comes from the very inner desire for the perfect mixture of sugar, salt, and fat.  The sugar adds sweetness, …

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Mar 15 2012

The key to glycemic index

By Caty Millburg Many of you may be asking yourselves, “What can I do to eat healthier?”.  There are so many different resources available out there and it seems like they are all saying something different, so who is right?  It can be hard to filter through the information, but referring to several sources including …

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Feb 28 2012

Dancing for the heart

Youngest Clogger, Connor takes the floor with Mom, Tiffany Hall.

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently hosted one of the biggest health fairs in the region.  It was dubbed “A Fair of the Heart,” and local residents availed themselves of various free health screenings with values up to $100. The screenings included height/weight, complete lipid profile, glucose testing, blood pressure and body fat. Attendees also …

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Aug 23 2011

Battle of the bulge as big as Texas

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner The latest “F as in Fat” report is out and the grades are not good. The research, sponsored by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, finds Texas has the unhealthy distinction of being among 12 states nationwide with adult obesity rates over 30 percent. …

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