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Your Feet Affect Your Life

When your feet are uncomfortable, aching, painful or injured, it is difficult to get to and move around work, complete tasks at home, and participate in activities you enjoy. Your whole life becomes affected! Learn how unresolved problems with your feet can create pain or issues elsewhere in your body. 

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Diabetes and foot care: Can your podiatrist be doing more?

Take our quiz to learn how a podiatrist can help you maintain healthy feet and reduce your risk of developing diabetes-related foot complications.

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Why am I told to avoid so many foods in pregnancy?

Sometimes it can feel like the list of foods to avoid in pregnancy is longer that what you are allowed to eat. Due to changes in a woman’s immune system during pregnancy, you are more susceptible to food poisoning. This is from the usual culprits – Salmonella, E.coli and Campylobacter – but also one you hear a lot about in pregnancy, Listeria.

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Fad or fiction? Become your own diet detective

A fad diet is any program lacking scientific basis. These diets tend to be short-lived, nutritionally inadequate and can actually cause you to gain more weight over time. In this article, we give you the inside knowledge on how to be your own diet detective and weed out the good diets from the fads.

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Shaking it up: the story behind salt

In the ever dieting world, salt is an often overlooked nutrient.

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