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Your New Friend in Weight Loss

Provided by Dr. Nichole DeLaPlante of Lone Peak Primary Care Losing weight is a daunting task. There is a lot of noise about it recently, especially with New Year’s resolutions. You may be one of many who have goals to trim off a few pounds this year. I want to tell you about a resource […]

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Learning and Racing

Last summer, I raised $200 and rode my bike 100 miles in the Tour De Cure, a cycling event held in Brigham City to benefit the American Diabetes Association (ADA). All I cared about at the time was setting my best time in a century (100 mile ride), but after an education on diabetes I’m proud […]

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A Healthy Body Image: Kid Edition

It breaks my heart to hear stories in the news of children bullying one another, especially when the source of the relentless cruelty is attributed to a child’s weight, something I know a thing or two about.  It’s easy to say to our babies, “Honey, I love you just the way you are.  Those kids […]

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It’s Thumping, But is it Pumping?

It’s no secret that as a Nation we are getting bigger.  I’m not talking an increase in our height but an increase in our pant size.  Did you know that the percent of Americans who are obese is 34 percent, while another 34 percent are overweight, meaning that 68% of the population are at risk for […]

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It’s Your Body, Treat it Right

Now more than ever, Americans are taking control of their lives and moving towards a fit nation. Healthy and active lifestyles and losing weight are common themes seen on TV, the internet and billboards throughout the community. It’s no wonder why; according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, obesity-related diseases were the […]

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