Water, Water, Everywhere!

By Riva Preil Water is drowning the competition!  Since the 1980s, water has provided seriously stiff competition with soda company sales.  Michael C. Bellas, chief executive of the Beverage Marketing Corporation, predicts that by the end of this decade, bottled water sales will exceed carbonated beverage sales. From 1993 to 2005, sales of lightweight plastic …

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Lymphedema and Diet

By Roseanne C. Schoen, PT, DPT, LLCC There is no specific lymphedema diet, but there are some general guidelines to follow: -Limit salt intake- try to avoid processed foods or foods with high sodium content which can cause fluid retention and increased swelling -Adequate water intake- proper hydration is essential, especially following lymphedema treatment sessions, to …

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