Author Archives: Theresa Woodard

Businessmen: Know Your Numbers

     Detecting symptoms of certain health conditions early, when they are more easily treatable, is a critical factor in helping men stay healthy. That is why getting all your doctor-recommended health care screenings in a timely fashion should be at the top of your to-do list.  Take the time to not only focus on […]

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Women, Know Your Numbers

Last year, SCORE (reported that businesses owned by women are on the upswing, with increases in revenue, employee hiring and brick and mortar expansion.   The SCORE report also found that women are more likely to start businesses in Healthcare, Education and Innovative Technology.  And as a  woman entrepreneur it is safe to say that you […]

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The Dirty Dozen

Healthy eating can include a lot of components, from picking the right foods to cooking them in the most nutritious way. Leaving one holiday and quickly moving toward another, staying healthy and maintaining good eating habits are concerns of many.  To understand how to eat better, you first need to know what you are eating. […]

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Flu Season Is Here!

Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization, pneumonia, and sometimes even death.  Every flu season is different, but millions of people are forecasted to get the flu each hear, with hundreds of thousands of those people getting hospitalized from flu-related causes. With several cases being reported throughout TN, people are contracting […]

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My Top Six “Man Essentials”

We are now deep into June, which is Men’s Health Month.  And with just one week remaining, I wanted to share what I consider to be the quintessential needs any well-wishing woman would want for her man. As varied and colorful and different as women are, we can ALL agree on one thing:  We want […]

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Who’s Your Sugar, Baby?

Most Americans eat the equivalent of 22 teaspoons, approximately 350 calories, of sugar a day.  For those who are trying to lose weight or must watch their blood sugar as with diabetes, too much sugar can be a problem.  As I mentioned last week, there is a LOT of research out there regarding the Pros […]

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AS SWEET AS SUGAR

No getting around it, we Americans have a sweet tooth. Most of us eat the equivalent of 22 teaspoons, approximately 350 calories, of sugar a day.  For those who are trying to lose weight or must watch their blood sugar as with diabetes, too much sugar can be a problem.  Artificial sweeteners are consumed daily […]

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“I Don’t Have Time for That!” …But you SHOULD

Currently, with everyone being busy, planning in advance can help all of us become more successful at staying on track with our health.  A few hours on the weekend can make a major difference in the ability to eat healthy during the week.  To make it easy for us to eat healthy meals at home, […]

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Between the Sheets

If you are serious about your body, optimum health begins between the sheets… Sleep is one of the most important factors in maintaining optimal metabolism, supporting normal endocrine function and regulating appetite.  Research noted in Psychoneuroendocrinology, suggests that sleep deprivation may sabotage healthy eating efforts, wreak havoc on your metabolism and weight management efforts, and […]

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Unsung Nutritional Superheroes

Last week you learned a few tips to keep you healthy and whole this winter season.  Today, the topic is on the tiny unsung heroes that aid in immunity, health support, and disease prevention:  Minerals.  A few of the many things minerals do, are help maintain water balance, aid in hemoglobin (blood) synthesis, regulate nerve […]

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