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Healthy Eating Ideas – Cooper Clinic Dietitians Share Their Shortcuts

If the idea of eating well seems complicated and time consuming, we think you will really enjoy these healthy eating ideas. Eating a healthy diet doesn’t seem that hard on the...

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Understand Different Types of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Types of omega-3 fatty acids include EPA, DHA and ALA, but do the differences matter? And as a consumer, what do you need to know?

Omega-3 goes by many names, including fish oil, essential...

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Supplement Forms: Is One Form of Vitamin or Supplement Better Than Another?

A point of differentiation often seen in vitamin and supplement advertisements is the supplements being touted in a particular form-liquid, chewable, gummy, tablet, softgel or capsule. So, what...

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Are Green Tea and Green Tea Supplements The Same

If you have grown up in Texas, then you have probably consumed gallons of iced tea in your lifetime. When dining out, the typical tea glass is “Texas sized” too– at least 24 ounces, if not...

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Omega Q Plus Resveratrol Pros and Cons

From time to time the Cooper Healthy Living team receives questions about supplements that are in the news or heavily advertised. We recently had an inquiry about the product, Dr. Sinatra’s...

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Dr. Tyler Cooper Interviewed

Dr. Tyler Cooper

Dr. Tyler Cooper was born eight days before his father Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, founded Cooper Aerobics. A graduate of Baylor University  (with a Bachelor of Business...

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Enjoy a Healthier Easter Brunch

A delicious Easter brunch with family and friends doesn’t have to be packed with calories, sugars and fats. Whip up one of these recipes from Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services for a lighter brunch option.

EASTER BRUNCH FRENCH TOAST

Serves 12| Serving Size:...

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Spring Skincare Tips from Cooper Spa Dallas

Spring is here! As the seasons change, so should your skincare routine. Cooper Spa Dallas Manager Lisa Boyle shares skincare recommendations to implement for healthy, radiant skin this...

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Omega-3 Fights Inflammation

Studies have shown that in addition to supporting heart and brain health, omega-3 fights inflammation. Inflammation is the body’s immune system’s response to stimulus. This includes...

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Are You Getting the Calcium You Need?

Are you getting the calcium you need? Women over age 51 need 1200 mg of calcium each day. 1200 mg is equivalent to about 4 glasses of milk. If you’re not getting all of the vitamins and minerals...

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Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Lutein and zeaxanthin help protect the macula (the part of the eye with the sharpest vision) from blue and near-ultraviolet light. The two nutrients also represent 3/4 of the carotenoids found in...

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Calcium for Strong Bones

For strong bones, proper levels of calcium and weight bearing exercise are a must. Research indicates long-term, daily calcium intake is required for optimal bone health. In addition, Cooper...

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Study Linking Omega-3 and Prostate Cancer

The study linking omega-3 and prostate cancer has been refuted.

Most diets recommend limiting fat consumption to manage weight. The exception to the rule has historically been...

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Lycopene and Prostate Cancer Risk

Lycopene is a carotenoid found primarily in tomatoes, red grapefruit, apricots and watermelon. It gives them their red color. Several studies with reported food intake have found that men who eat...

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Vitamin D and Childhood Obesity

Vitamin D deficiencies have been linked to adolescent obesity. Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, RI, has been measuring Vitamin D levels in patients since 2007, and conducted a...

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Omega-3 Deficiency Statistic

Do you know this Omega-3 deficiency statistic? In the United States, men only get 50% and women only get 40% of the omega-3s they need daily. EPA and DHA are the most important omega-3s in your...

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Vitamins for Brain Health

Homocysteine is one of the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. Can vitamins for brain health help? A recent study shows that homocysteine-lowering treatment with B vitamins can slow...

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Sources of Vitamin D3

Vitamin D helps build strong, healthy bones. Research shows maintaining the proper levels of vitamin D and calcium will decrease the likelihood of breaking a bone or developing osteoporosis....

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Cooper Aerobics History

Cooper Aerobics History starts in 1964, when preventive medicine pioneer Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, developed the 12-minute and 1.5-mile fitness tests and the Aerobics Point System while in the U.S....

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25 Things You Didn’t Know about Coach Coleman Crawford

Cooper Fitness Center Basketball Pro Coleman Crawford has more than 40 years of coaching experience on top of an impressive playing career. He graduated from the University of North Alabama, where...

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