BLS for Healthcare Providers: Instructor's Tool Kit (Video

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The Atkins group lost significantly more weight at 3 and 6 mo but not at 1 y. Every pound you lose can improve your health, and you may be surprised by how much. Did you know that a 12-ounce can of Coke has about 9 teaspoons of sugar? It has a high flash point of up to 485 degrees so can be used for low-temperature sautéing. Read More Feeling guilty after giving in to that chocolate craving? The number of calories depends on gender, age, and activity levels. M. is among the first to achieve this important distinction for online health information and services.
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American Heart Association Quick & Easy Meals: More Than 200

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No bread, alcohol, or carbonated beverages (including diet soda) are allowed. Thanks Matt I appreciate it when you put my feet on the ground. In Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, and Mormon religions, followers fast on certain days of the week or month. Participants in a program to promote weight loss in people with metabolic syndrome lost more weight by adding low-sodium vegetable juice as a component of the DASH diet. [ Metabolic syndrome is characterized by a cluster of symptoms, including at least 3 of the following: high triglycerides, elevated abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, low HDL, and elevated blood sugar.] Comparison of Strategies for Sustaining Weight Loss, The Weight Loss Maintenance Randomized Control Study.
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Drug treatment of arterial hypertension

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The number of people with morbid obesity in the United States who had bariatric surgery in 2009. After suffering from panic attacks stemmed from the negative publicity surrounding her obesity, Heart frontwoman Ann Wilson put an end to her . Excessive cholesterol in the blood contributes to atherosclerosis and subsequent heart disease. Eight weight loss diets were analyzed: Sugar Busters!, Protein Power, The Zone, and Dr. Few epidemiologic studies have examined the relationship between dairy consumption and risk of CHD.
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The American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol

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Read More Are you worried that your pre-teen may be gaining weight? Promoters of high-protein diets promise successful results by encouraging high-protein food choices that are usually restricted in other diets, thus providing initial palatability, an attractive alternative to other weight-reduction diets that have not worked for a variety of reasons for most individuals. Other daily nutrient goals in the DASH diet include limiting carbohydrates to 55% of daily calories and dietary cholesterol to 150 mg.
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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (American Heart

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Patients with diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease) and kidney failure need to restrict dietary potassium, as well as phosphorus. Read More If meal time discussions center on weight management, it's time to drop negative talk in favor of something more positive. Weight Loss: The low-carb group lost 9.9 kg (21.8 lbs), while the low-fat group lost 4.1 kg (9 lbs). This is particularly important for people over age 50, those who have high blood pressure, and African-Americans.
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Diabetes and Heart - Healthy Cookbook by American Diabetes

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Other recent data link increased consumption of fish with decreased risk of ischemic stroke ( 56 ). Thus, it is not entirely suitable for people seeking to shed weight, even though it does result in weight-loss to some extent. These data, which are consistent with those from other ad libitum studies, ( 17 ) support findings that high-protein diets produce greater satiety and lower subsequent energy intake than do diets with less protein. Prepare more meals at home using fresh ingredients.
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The American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol

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What are your favorite high protein foods? Conclusion: Both groups lost a similar amount of weight. Vegetables and fruits that are deeply colored (such as spinach, carrots, peaches, and berries) are especially recommended as they have the highest micronutrient content. Once you have finished your rapid weight loss regime, unless you have a strong will, it is likely that you will return to previous eating habits.
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Diagnosis and management of stroke

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A 5 – 10% decrease in body weight can result in a 20% decrease in triglyceride levels. This study is particularly interesting because it matched calories between groups and measured so-called “advanced” lipid markers. In the Mediterranean way of eating, high fatty cuts of meat and dairy are minimized, and omega-3 rich fish is encouraged. Consuming whole grains on a regular basis appears to provide many important benefits, especially for people with type 2 diabetes. Now, the American Heart Association, the nation’s most trusted authority on heart-healthy living, introduces its first-ever comprehensive weight-loss book.
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American Heart Association 365 Ways to Get Out the Fat: A

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I look forward to the day when low-carb, high-fat diets are accepted by public health representatives and medical associations for the treatment of obesity, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. Baba ( 5 ) conducted a 4 wk randomized trial on 13 obese male subjects with hyperinsulinemia. Intakes of dietary fat, cholesterol, and fiber were kept constant. Those that receive a "best" ranking overall are effective for weight loss and are relatively easy to follow, offer appropriate nutrition, and help reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
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HeartSaver AED Anytime DVD Personal Learning Program

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Circulation. 2011 Mar 15;123(10):1138-43. The Ornish program, recommended for some heart disease patients, limits fats even more drastically. The American Diabetes Association recommends that patients aim for a small but consistent weight loss of ½ - 1 pound per week. The traditional Mediterranean dietary practices that we support include eating minimally processed, plant-based foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and unsaturated fats like olives, olive oil, nuts, and seeds.
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