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Dr. Sandy Says: Natural vs. Organic Foods

U-S Dietary Guidelines say fill half your plate with colorful fruits and vegetables. Does that mean organically or conventionally farmed food? This week on Your Health Matters we explore the major...

October 21, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Weight Loss Myths Debunked

From fad diets to unregulated potions promising quick and easy ways to lose weight, there is a lot of mis-information about obesity. A new study debunks some of these weight loss myths. Here's the...

July 12, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Calories From Alcohol Add Up Fast

Wanna lose some weight? Back off the booze! It has hidden calories--they add up! And they dont stay hidden forever. Watch Want Proof?: brightcove.createExperiences...

June 24, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: The Mediterranean Diet is Good For Your Heart

There is a diet that includes fat, nuts, and wine. And it’s good for you. Dr. Sandy has the delicious details. Watch the video below for all of the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean Diet on...

June 17, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Weight Loss is a Simple Equation

Math isn’t always easy. Especially when it’s the equation we need to balance caloric intake with output. But there are some simple – not necessarily easy – ways to tilt the scales in your favor...

June 3, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Too Much Good Could be Bad

Too much soul food may be bad for your body. It can make you more likely to have a stroke. Watch the Your Health Matters episode: brightcove.createExperiences();

May 13, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Nuts Are Good For You!

Nuts are a good source of vitamins, fiber, and healthy mono-unsaturated fats. They’re packed with nutrients, but high in calories. Don’t overdo it! Learn more about the health benefits of nuts in...

April 15, 2013

Weight Loss for Hire?

If living better and longer aren’t reward enough for controlling your weight, how about money? Some 67% of large employers now offer some sort of financial incentive to encourage healthy behaviors...

April 5, 2013

WORKING: The Weight Of Leadership

Angling for the corner office might mean angling for the gym and the salad bar, too. Recruiters say they’re now paying attention to potential executives’ overall health in addition to their...

February 8, 2013