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Blue Light and Eye Strain
July 30, 2019

Eye Strain by Blue Light and the Importance of Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Posted by Su Lee

With increasing use of technology in the form of digital devices, an average adult spends as high as 12 hours per day in front of screens1. Digital devices such as computer, television, mobile phone, and tablet emit blue light which causes strain to our eyes, disrupt sleep cycles, and—in the long run—negatively impacts our vision. Those exposed to blue light on a daily basis for long hours can use

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Is Keto Diet Right for You?
July 22, 2019

Keto Diet Series: Is Keto Diet Right for You?

Posted by Liz Trondsen

Keto diet, a low-carb high-fat diet, helps in weight loss and offers numerous health benefits. In the first three parts of our Keto diet series, our nutritionist explained the basics of this diet, nutritional information, how it helps in weight loss, and offers health benefits for different people. In the fourth—and last-part of the Keto diet series, we leave you with some vital pieces of information

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Keto Benefits
July 15, 2019

Keto Diet Series: What are the Benefits of Keto Diet?

Posted by Liz Trondsen

In the first and second part of our Keto diet series, we explained the basics of Keto diet, nutritional information, and how the diet helps with weight loss. For those who missed the first two blogs in the series, the Ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and moderate protein diet. In the third part, our nutritionist highlights the benefits of Keto diet.

It is true that most

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HPMC Keto Diet Series: How Does Keto Diet Work?
July 8, 2019

Keto Diet Series: How Does Keto Diet Work?

Posted by Liz Trondsen

In the first part of our Keto diet series, we shared the basics of Keto diet, nutritional information, and what you can (and can’t) eat while following the diet. For those who missed our last week’s blog, the Ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and moderate protein diet. In the second part of this series, our nutritionist digs deeper to explain how Keto diet works and provides

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What Is the Keto Diet?
July 2, 2019

Keto Diet Series: What Is Keto Diet?

Posted by Liz Trondsen

Summer is here and it’s time for family picnics and backyard barbecue parties. As you treat yourself to summertime delicacies and desserts, it’s important to stay healthy and maintain your weight. With Keto diet, you can enjoy the summertime celebrations and feast on low-carb dishes.  In this 4-part series on Keto diet, CHA HPMC dietitians share everything you need to know about this diet. 

The Ketogenic diet is

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