Cara M (Street Articles Author)

Cara has years of experience working with people in the dieting industry and is both Certified in Health and Nutrition and Personal Training. She manages diet development, oversees new menu additions, continually refines the techniques and strategies to stay current, and offers support for the Strip That Fat diet. Over the years she has worked successfully with 1,000's of dieters and has been working with Strip That Fat members since 2008.
Sleep Apnea May Cause Sexual Dysfunction Women As Well As Men
Sleep apnea has long been considered a major problem in both genders, causing a number of different health issues. Studies have shown that even minor sleep deprivation can cause some of these health risks and may increase the risk of sexual dysfunction for both men and women. Sleep apnea itself…
By:  in  Health and Fitness   Oct 14, 2011  
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Vitamin E May Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
Just weeks after a study revealed that many vitamins and supplements can be hazardous to a postmenopausal woman’s life, a new study is revealing that Vitamin E is potentially just as dangerous to a man. That research study, performed by the Cleveland Clinic was initially designed to look at potential…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Oct 13, 2011  
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Are You Taking Killer Vitamins?
In the past, experts suggested taking multivitamins and other supplements to make up for dietary shortfalls. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota is suggesting that that advice might be doing more harm than good. Using data garnered from the Iowa Health Study, an ongoing study…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Oct 12, 2011  
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A New Prescription for Migraine Treatment: Exercise
More than thirty million Americans suffer with migraines, some debilitating to the point of needing surgery to help treat them. For many of those sufferers, nothing works to dull the pain of their migraines while others may find some relief through methods that range from prescription medications to relaxation therapies.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Headaches Migraines   Oct 12, 2011  
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Restaurant Group Announces Plans to Improve Kids Meal Menus: Other Companies to Follow
Darden Restaurant Group Incorporated has announced that several of its branch restaurant brands would be making some changes to their children’s menus to reduce both calories and sodium in their offerings. Olive Garden and Red Lobster are the first two of the groups brands to make the adjustments with others,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Oct 11, 2011  
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Task Force Suggests the End Of the PSA Test for Prostate Cancer
The US Prevention Services Task Force is about to urge an end to the P.S.A. blood test, used to screen for prostate cancer, a move that has several groups up in arms. But, their findings are being echoed by Dr. Richard J. Ablin, the man who developed the test in…
By:  in  Health and Fitness   Oct 11, 2011  
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Will Peer Counseling Stem Teen Obesity In the Us?
Obesity is an ongoing problem worldwide but no other country is seeing the potential for nearly one hundred percent obesity rates like the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that that is exactly what could be looming in the near future if something is not…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Oct 07, 2011  
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Several Tea Studies Reveal the Weight Loss Benefits Of the Ancient Beverage
Teas of all varieties have been enjoyed by cultures as far back as the ancient Egyptians. In recent years, with obesity on every one’s mind, teas as well as other beverages, foods and more have been touted as the next best suggestion for weight loss before being discredited by a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Oct 05, 2011  
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High Salt Intake Plus Obesity Can Team Up to Cause Health Problems
A higher than average salt intake in the diet coupled with obesity can set off a reaction in the body that greatly increases the risk of developing high blood pressure. Both high salt intake and high body weight are risk factors for high blood pressure individually, but when they are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Oct 04, 2011  
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Boys Not As Fazed By Media Images Of the Perfect Body
It has long been known that women and girls are heavily influenced by media images for what the “perfect” body is, sending many of them into struggles with eating disorders or problems with their weight and self image for the rest of their lives. While some clinics that treat eating…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Eating Disorders   Oct 03, 2011  
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Research Confirms That Breakfast Might Really Be the Most Important Meal Of the Day
Research in 2008 showed that a diet that started with what was deemed the “big” breakfast was more…
Obese Children Face Health Problems Similar to Adults
For years, experts and parents alike believed that overweight and obese children were not at risk for…
The ABA Cries Foul, Demands Tons Of Documents
The American Beverage Association is crying foul over the public awareness campaigns launched by a number…
Which Exercise is Best May Depend on What You Are Working On
For years, the experts and fitness trainers have debated whether you need aerobics, strength training,…
Can Your Workout Be Cooler Thanks to the Kohler Effect?
New research performed by the MSU Department of Kiniesology and funded by a grant from Health Games…
New Weight Loss Rules May Give Better Expectation
Dieters frequently start a new eating or exercise plan with high hopes and the best of intentions only…
As Childhood Obesity Numbers Taper Off, Another Trend Starts to Peak
The CDC has warned that obesity numbers could be near 100% if something doesn’t change dramatically.…
More Bad News About Obesity And Older Americans
Just when the news seems as bad as it can be, researchers find even more. According to a study authored…
The Burden Of Obesity: It’s More Than Just A Personal Issue
Researchers, experts and the medical community at large have long tried to get the dangers of obesity…
NBC Banking on Blond Beauty As the Biggest Loser Gets Big Time Shake Up
For anyone who is a fan of reality shows, interested in the obesity epidemic in the United States or…