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Blog Posts in January, 2014

Why Does Your BMI Matter?

Your body mass index, or BMI, is an indicator of your body fat. You can calculate your BMI by dividing your weight in pounds by the square of your height in inches, and then multiplying that figure by ...
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Staying Active for Your Heart Health

Many overweight women resist exercise because they find it difficult or embarrassing. However, exercise can by easy as long as you start slow and gradually increase the duration and intensity of your ...
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How to Start a Healthy Exercise Routine This Year

In 2014, millions of Americans will vow to increase their exercise efforts. Unfortunately, many will make unrealistic goals and eventually abandon their fitness aspirations. To make sure you stick to ...
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Understanding the Benefits of Weight Loss

Most people’s weight loss efforts are fueled by their desire to look better. However, the benefits of weight loss go well beyond the cosmetic—achieving a healthy weight can benefit ...
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Join West Hills Hospital for a free healthy learning experience that fits your demanding life.

As we kick off Heart Month, here is what you will experience in the beautiful setting of the Calabasas Country Club: • Golf Swing Analysis by a Calabasas Country Club Golf Pro* • ...
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Getting Your Heart and Circulatory Health on Track for the New Year

Heart disease claims about 600,000 American lives every year, making it the leading cause of death in the United States. By the time you begin experiencing lightheadedness, shortness of breath, and ...
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How to Spot Empty Diet Promises

If you’ve ever watched television during the wee hours, you’ve likely come across commercials for miracle weight loss products. For the sake of your own safety, you should always view ...
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