Example Menu to Help with Weight Loss

Example Menu to Help with Weight Loss

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Missouri Hypertension Control Summit

Missouri Hypertension Control Summit

(fast instrumental music) – Right now in the city of St. Louis we have an incidence of high blood pressure of 300,000. That’s filling Bush Stadium six times. – High blood pressure is the leading risk factor on the planet for premature death and disability and in the United States it’s the leading modifiable risk […]

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AHA Healthy Food Financing Initiative

AHA Healthy Food Financing Initiative

An estimated 30 million people in America live in communities with limited supermarket access. These same communities often struggle with high rates of underemployment and diet-related diseases. Right now I’m a single mom with four children and I do not have transportation. So I depend a lot on public transportation. I have to go a […]

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What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

– Fast food is cheap and convenient. But hidden in between the burgers and tacos are some “healthy” options: salads, grilled chicken, yogurts, oatmeal, power burritos. Doesn’t sound too bad, right? I spent a week eating nothing but these “healthy” fast foods and I lost six-and-a-half pounds. But even though I lost about a pound […]

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Food and Your Health: Cholesterol

– [Narrator] It may surprise you to know that cholesterol itself isn’t bad. In fact, cholesterol is just one of the many substances created and used by our bodies to keep us healthy. So, what is cholesterol exactly and where does it come from? Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance found in the bloodstream and […]

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