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Fitness Fans Risk Their Health With Over Use Of Supplements

When you hear “eating disorder” do you think it’s a problem most associated with women?  That’s probably fair to say but a new report says a type of eating disorder is emerging that largely affects men.

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‘Medical Miracle Beverage’ Red Wine Helps You Lose Weight and So Much More

The latest reports from agriculture speak to a very early wine grape harvest and another quality vintage to come. That reality is playing out against a backdrop of more great news about red wine published in the International Journal of Obesity.

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Trying to Burn More Body Fat?

Well if you are like us here at Newstalk KIT, we are doing our best to get in better health. I found this little tidbit in the treasure chest file in the emails. Enjoy!

Did you know that you’ll burn 36 percent more fat doing interval training – that’s when you alternate intense exercise with milder efforts – as opposed to staying at a steady pace for your entire workout? So try this once a week: Instead of your regular workout, sprint-walk for four minutes, then stroll for two. Repeat this five times.

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Could There Be A Real Purpose For Heartburn?

Think about all the radio and TV ads for heartburn relief you’ve heard over the years.  Some more entertaining than others — "I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!" — and some products more effective than others. While heartburn literally can be a pain, it may once have served a healthful purpose.

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West Nile Identified in Yakima County

August 5th, 2015, the Yakima County Mosquito Control has been notified that one of the mosquito samples
collected by the Yakima County Mosquito Control, off East Selah Road, has tested positive for the West Nile
virus (WNv)

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Erin Black Leaves YWCA Directorship For Memorial Foundation

The YWCA Yakima has announced the resignation of Executive Director Erin Black. Ms. Black has accepted a position at the Memorial Foundation, but will work with the YWCA to assist with transition through the end of August

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Party On College Kid, Better Relationships Await Down The Road

It won’t be long before your college freshman will be headed off to school.  As a parent you worry about the proper mix of studies and “life experiences”.  Do they carry equal weight down the road?  Well perhaps they do.

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We Need A Little More Exercise Than We Think

Anyone who can muster the endurance for an Ironman Triathalon gets my highest physical fitness respect.  And then this morning on Fox -

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Break Out the Sanitary Wipes, the Number One Place for Germs is…

I was just going through some information and found this. Moms get ready for this!

Did you know that according to the International Journal of Environmental Health, the number one germ-infested surface is playground equipment? It tested positive for harmful germs almost 50% of the time! So parents, carry alcohol wipes and clean everyone’s hands a couple of times during park visits

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Too Busy to Eat Right? You Might Want to Try These Helpful Tips

It used to be that if a person was too busy to eat nutritiously, doctors would recommend popping a daily multi-vitamin and some antioxidants. According to renowned cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston, the idea was that these supplements would compensate for a poor diet and protect your heart

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