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Eating to Prevent Disease

Don’t Let the Dog Eat It! Eating to Prevent Disease

I heard a wonderful story this past weekend at a conference. A businessman in health, wellness, and optimal aging product sales told a story about how, as the youngest of six kids his mother had an assembly line for dinner. One evening she was making hamburgers. She was cooking the patties on an open pan. The grease was popping and dripping as the hamburgers cooked. As each child walked by to receive their burger from the pan onto their bun, it finally came to him. The last hamburger was lifted out of the pan and the grease popped onto Mom’s hand. She dropped the hamburger onto the floor. Their dog ran up to grab the burger off the floor and his Mom yelled “Don’t let the dog get the burger! The grease is bad for him!”

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Chicken Little

An interesting article was recently published in the American Journal of Medicine last month highlighting the issues of processed foods in particular chicken nuggets. The title of the article was perfect: “The Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets Reads: Chicken Little.” The…

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Healthy Halloween Snacks to Control your Candy Cravings

Halloween is a fun holiday for children and adults alike. After all, who doesn’t like getting dressed up in an awesome costume and going door-to-door for free candy?! Here at Atlantis Medical Wellness Center, we realize how the cravings you get for Halloween candy can be overwhelming. Here are some healthy Halloween snacks and alternatives you can try next time a craving hits!

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The Best Choice for Weight Loss in Maryland

If there’s one thing there is no shortage of, it’s weight loss programs! One of the best things about them is the wide variety of different methods they use to help you reach your goal weight. One of the downsides? Having to choose just one from all your options!

How can you choose among all these programs to find one that really works for you? If you’re looking for real weight loss in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, there are a few things you should look out for. Take your potential programs and answer the following questions based on each one – it might make your decision a bit easier!

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