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    Back to Blogging

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    Hey everyone! It’s been so long since I last blogged, and I’m happy to return to the Victoria Advocate family. I’d like to thank everybody for their support and well wishes regarding my graduation from the Victoria College. It means ...

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    Something Fishy in China?

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it is blocking the import from China of three types of Chinese fish – catfish, basa, and dace – as well as shrimp and eel until their importers can prove ...

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    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    On Apirl 18, 2007, I went to Houston to receive my award for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Because of my work on Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity, I was recognized as one of the top ten volunteers in ...

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    A Hobby is a Great Tonic for Healthy Living

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    Well, I’ve always wanted a dollhouse when I was younger, but I couldn’t afford it. My mother was single with six children. One day, when I was an adult, I went to Hobby Lobby and saw a dollhouse for half ...

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    Reading Food Labels

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    Food labels provide important nutrition facts and information about the foods that you eat. From the amount of calories, protein, and total fat grams, to the food's ingredients, the food label is your key to the nutritional information in the ...

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    Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    Have you ever wondered what type 1 or type 2 diabetes was? How about the difference between them, or how they are alike? I hope this information will answer your questions, and you can ask me if you have any ...

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    Singing is Healing

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    Every Friday when Nazareth Academy has early dismissal at 1 p.m., Manisha Verma, a 9 year old and a 3rd grade student stands up and sings for her “Singing is Healing” program in front of many old and sick residents ...

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    Hot Chocolate

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    Brrrrr! Some days just call for hot chocolate. Although this recipe makes one serving, you can easily double or triple it when friends come by. Number of Servings: 1 Serving Size: 1 cup Calories - 154 Calories From Fat - ...

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    Types of Exercises

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    WHAT KINDS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SHOULD BE PART OF MY ROUTINE? A comprehensive physical activity routine includes three kinds of activities: ·Aerobic Exercise ·Strength Training ·Flexibility Exercises AEROBIC EXERCISE Aerobic exercise increases your heart rate, works your muscles, and raises ...

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    Eating Healthy on Thanksgiving!

    By NatashaVerma in This Just In

    With the holidays just around the corner, food temptations abound on dinner tables across the country. Although this is a common time when people end up straying from their healthy diet, it is possible to enjoy great tasting low-calorie meals. ...

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