Are Obesity and Breast Cancer Related?


Breast Health and Obesity It’s October, so it must be time for Breast Cancer awareness! This time of year serves the social duty of reminding people that breast cancer is still a major threat to millions of women (and, in some cases, men) all over the world, and that it must be fought by any […]

Evaluating the Resting Heart Rate

What’s Your Heart Say? Anahad O’Connor of the New York Times has uncovered a couple of interesting studies that seem to indicate that medical professionals will soon need to reevaluate the widely accepted, “resting heart rate.”

Paula Lost 69 Pounds With Svelte!

Paula Taylor Lost 69 Pounds with Svelte! Hello, my name is Paula Taylor and I’ve been on the Svelte diet since October of last year. Managed to lose 69 pounds! Woohoohoo! Wake up every morning and cannot wait to get out of bed. Before I just wanted to sit around, do nothing. I used to […]

Stephanie Lost 68 Pounds With Svelte!

Stephanie Lost 68 pounds with Svelte! I’m Stephanie and I started with the program in the last week of November, right after Thanksgiving. I’ve lost 68 pounds, officially, and I lost 12.5 before that, and so that’s a total of 75. I have.. I’m about halfway to my goal, which is another 75 or 80 […]

Exercising Before Work? Absolutely!

Exercise Before Work? Yes! Fitness gurus over at have written up five excellent reasons to exercise in the morning before work. While just about everyone loves to slap the SNOOZE button for that extra fifteen minutes, why not get up a little earlier and break a sweat? Here’s the argument put forth by FitSugar: […]

28th Annual Beat the Heat 5k Road Race!

28th Annual Beat the Heat 5K Road Race JCC of Greater Orlando will be hosting a 5K walk/run on July 21st in Maitland, Florida. The designated course starts and ends at the JCC Maitland Campus, located at 851 North Maitland Avenue. The course is flat for the entire race and passes along Lake Sybelia for […]

Summer Lost 60 Pounds With Svelte!

Summer Lost 60 Pounds with Svelte! Hi my name is Summer. I’m one of the medical assistants here at Svelte. I’ve lost 60 pounds in four and a half months. It’s great. I feel much better now. I run around with my kids with no problem, because I used to have terrible joints and limped […]

Jessica Lost 61 Pounds With Svelte!

  Jessica Lost 61 Pounds with Svelte! Hi, my name is Jessica. I’ve lost 61 pounds with Svelte. I heard about it from a friend, who looks fabulous also. They just have a really supportive staff here and make you feel good about your goals. And now I can try on wedding dresses and get […]

Reducing Obesity in Central Florida Kids

Reducing Child Obesity in Central Florida Child obesity is a large concern for many parents in Central Florida. Eating healthy and being active are the primary methods to keeping kids fit and allowing them to maintain healthy habits for the rest of their lives. That is the goal of ROCK, a regional consortium that is […]

Run4Dreams 5K in Reunion, Florida

Run4Dreams 5K in Reunion, FL The Sunshine Foundation Dream Village will be hosting a 5K walk/run on May 21st in Reunion, Florida. This event is special because it benefits the Dream Village, a 22-acre “permanent oasis for families to escape hospitals and needles, if only for a short time.” The fairytale-themed settlement started in 1989 […]

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