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Jody Holton, Author at Port Arthur News

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JODY HOLTON — Fitness battles chronic disease

If you have a chronic disease — such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma or back or joint pain — exercise can have important health benefits. ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:04 am

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JODY HOLTON — Let’s take a walk for your health

Does the thought of going to the gym fill you with dread? Really not into the whole “working out” thing? But you really do want ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:02 am

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JODY HOLTON: The Dreaded “D” Word…..DIET- Don’t Diet, Just Eat Healthy

The very sound of this word makes me shudder. The word “diet” brings hope and fear to many folks. Hope for the miracle of dropping ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, May 1, 2021 12:06 am

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JODY HOLTON: It Smells OK, do you think it’s safe to eat?

Let’s go look in your refrigerator. Is it packed so full that to put one more thing in, you have to rearrange at least two ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:01 am

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JODY HOLTON — Brains need exercise too!

We know that regular exercise is good for our bones and muscles. Let’s explore the positive aspects of exercise on our brains. Can exercise prevent ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:06 am

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JODY HOLTON — It’s important to understand autism spectrum disorder challenges

A dear friend, who has a 37-year-old Autistic daughter, asked me to write about this subject. While we often read and see information about Autism ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — Healthy living and kicking the tobacco habit

You have decided to work towards a healthier lifestyle. You have increased your activity levels. You are making better food choices based on fueling your ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, March 27, 2021 12:03 am

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JODY HOLTON — Type 2 Diabetes, Controlling Blood Sugar Levels

There are about 27 million people in the U.S. with Type 2 Diabetes. Another 86 million have prediabetes: Meaning their blood glucose is not normal, ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:01 am

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JODY HOLTON — Reading Nutrition Labels, Time Well Spent

I recently spent over an hour in the Golden Triangle’s premier health food store, reading labels. A lot of labels. Finally, I gave up and ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Saturday, March 13, 2021 12:01 am

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JODY HOLTON — Dreaded Allergy Season is upon us

Ahhhhh Choo!!! Remember the good old days when we weren’t worried that every sniffle and cough was the plague? Here we are, knee deep in ... Read more

by Jody Holton, Monday, March 8, 2021 3:56 am

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