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Healthy Snacks and Treats for any Easter Celebration

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Give your guests, children and Easter bunny healthy options, in addition to the never-ending sweet and savory treats that are available around every corner. If you can fill up on healthy snacks, breakfasts and desserts you are less likely to indulge in the sweets. Here are some ideas to get you started when creating your holiday platters, desserts and meals.

Your Body: Before and After Weight Loss

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Are you feeling the need to lose a few pounds? Many, if not most of us do, but getting the job done right gets overcomplicated because of all the wrong ways and the confusion they cause. Additionally, most people have unrealistic ideas and expectations about "weight loss". Your ‘before and after weight loss’ experience will drastically differ based on your methods.

What are the Medicinal Purposes for Marijuana?

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The past few years have seen a huge increase in media hype concerning medical marijuana. With the plant now legally available for recreational use in both Colorado and Washington, the use of marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes is becoming more accepted. In the past, marijuana has been considered a dangerous and addictive drug, comparable to hard drugs like cocaine and heroin; but, more recent scientific research and evidence has suggested that this is not the case at all. Marijuana is a substance that is not only a safe, but also has a very low potential for addiction and abuse. In fact, today it is being used to treat a variety of symptoms and disorders.

What is a Baseline Concussion Test and Why Should Athletes Get One?

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It is estimated that there are as many as 4-5 million sports related concussions per year in the United States. These aren’t just high impact sports that adults play either. Concussions rates are increasing among middle school aged players. Our young athletes are playing longer and harder these days and we’re seeing more and more concussions in younger players. Players at any level are susceptible to concussions. More competitive and older players are at a greater risk, but even children under 10 can be prone to concussions.

Are the Dangers of Soy Rumors True?

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For years, soy has been promoted as a wonderful superfood with a whole host of health benefits. Lately, we’ve been seeing a lot of controversy about soy, more specifically, its dangers.

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9 Need-to-Know Benefits of Essential Oils

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Essential oils are concentrated oils that contain aromatic compounds from the plant they are extracted from. They are believed to have healing and therapeutic properties; which is why they are used for message therapy, alternative therapies and aromatherapy. Some of the most popular essential oils are tea tree, eucalyptus and lavender.

10 Characteristics You Have in Common with Olympic Athletes

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Olympians are believed to be the best of the best. But, at one point they started out as little league players and high school athletes – just like you. You’re not so different after all…

Healthy Snack Recipes for Valentine's Day

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Everyone loves holidays – festive cheer and savory treats! But the delectable meals and tasty treats tempt us to stray from our healthy eating habits. If you are like most, holidays are considered a great time to splurge, because each only happens once a year. But, we believe there is plenty of room for healthy options at any celebration - Valentine’s Day is no exception!

The Doctor Is In: Cheat Sheet for Sports Injury Segments

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Every Saturday morning from 10:40 to 11:00 AM one of our Doctors chats on KNSI AM 1450 and FM 103.3. Each week features a different doctor sharing information on trending health issues, answering common questions or providing tips for living a healthy life. We post the new audio recording on our website to give you easy access, just in case you miss us on Saturday mornings.

Your Sports Injuries are Your Fault...Sort Of

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Athletes are prone to training mistakes, pushing their bodies too hard and not giving themselves the rest they need to stay injury free. Here are some ways that you can help yourself and your young athlete take control of their risk of sports injuries and try to prevent them before they start.

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