The Hibernation Factor

The Hibernation Factor

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Does an ancient human instinct lead us to eat more during the winter? Some researchers believe we could be driven to consume more calories and eat faster when the days grow shorter and the weather turns colder, despite the fact that we now spend most of our time in climate-controlled offices and homes. Maybe we haven’t come as far out of the “cave” as Read more »
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January 02, 2017
The Bountiful Benefits of Beans

The Bountiful Benefits of Beans

Want to plan a balanced meal that is long on nutrition and short on calories, fat and expense…look no further than beans. Beans actually fit into several different food groups and offer a myriad of health benefits. They are rich in complex carbs like breads and starches, they are a plant-based food that is right at home in the vegetable group, offering a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Read more »
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January 02, 2017
How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

You’re probably aware that people tend to gain an average of between 5 to 10 pounds during the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas (depending on your weight, it can amount to as much as 20 pounds). If you back up the beginning of holiday season to include Halloween and the temptation of leftover trick or treat candy…yikes! You get the picture. Whether you are actively trying to lose a few pounds Read more »
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November 18, 2016
The Pros of Probiotics

The Pros of Probiotics

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Did you know there is a colony of tiny bacteria living inside you that serves a mighty purpose? The majority of these diminutive warriors are found in the colon, but they also exist in the stomach, the mouth, armpits, and even within the nasal cavity. Every day a battle is being waged inside your gut between good bacteria and harmful bacteria and fungi. The Read more »
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November 17, 2016
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in the news October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 1:56AM

October is set aside as National Dyslexia Awareness month with the express purpose of helping friends, family and the wider read more »

Benson Construction Completes New Capital Ortho Facility
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 1:53AM

FLOWOOD, Miss.– Benson Construction and Masonry recently completed the new state-of-the-art facility for Capital Ortho, formerly known as Capital Orthopaedic read more »

Surgeon General Visits Mississippi to Discuss Measures to Stem the Opioid Crisis
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JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. Jerome Adams, the nation’s 20th U.S. Surgeon General visited Mississippi in May to bring the message read more »

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