Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’

Cut down on salt, sugar and fat

Picture of a apple juice bottle, Mountain Dew bottle and a Sunkist bottle labelled with the amount of sugar each drink contains.

Drinking juice sounds healthy. But even a small bottle of apple juice can contain 10 teaspoons of sugar, a nutritionist told seniors at the Healthy Eating Event at the Richmond Auditorium Wednesday morning. About 50 people attended the free event, organized by the Richmond Commission on Aging and aimed at educating the elderly in Richmond…

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Making Richmond healthy on a dime

As obesity sweeps the nation and a book about health or food seems to come out every other week, a few people in Richmond are doing their best to reverse the weight gain trend and improve the city’s health statistics.

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