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Blog posts by Melicent Smith

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Nutrition - 2 Min Read
Foods that Promote Sleep
We spend greater than 30% of our lives sleeping. And, good sleep is vital to our health: It...
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Ask a Doctor - 6 Min Read
Is Gaining the "COVID-19” a Real Thing?
The pandemic and quarantine have created a perfect storm for weight gain—life has been disrupted, schedules are out of whack, gyms are closed. We’re moving less, burning fewer calories, and stressing and snacking more. Overlake providers answer your questions about nutrition and activity during COVID-19 and how to maintain your health.
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Nutrition - 2 Min Read
Myth Busted: Soy Does Not Raise Cancer Risk
Soy foods’ isoflavones (naturally occurring plant compounds) were once believed to act like estrogen, raising the risk of cancer. We now know that we had it wrong! Studies have shown that soy consumption from foods, protein powders and isoflavone supplements show no increased risk of any type of cancer.