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Giving Valentine’s Day Chocolate for Heart Sake

Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine is celebrated around the world February 14th.  It’s a day to celebrate romance and love. A day to give roses, champagne and my favorite – CHOCOLATE!   Nearly 1.5 billion Hershey’s Kiss brand chocolates are said to be sold for Valentine’s Day, […]

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Why You Should Know Your Body Mass Index

For decades public health experts have relied upon Body Mass Index (BMI), a number calculated using your height and weight to determine where you fall on the continuum of overweight to obese. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 could mean you’re overweight and a BMI of 30 or greater indicates obesity. In most cases BMI […]

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