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Summer Fun is Delicious

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Nutritional Information, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ahh Summer! Time to get out of town and relax with family and friends. Whether you are hitting the road or catching a plane, be sure to take along Dr. Will Bars. Don’t get caught hungry at the over-priced airport stores. And don’t let the temptation of fast “food” lull you in just because you don’t have something delicious and handy close by. Original or Vegan … Dr. Will Bar is a perfect travel buddy. This week, Dr. Will Bar fans can enter the coupon code SUMMER when ordering and save $3 per box. (And we still pay for the...

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Vegan Dr Will Bar

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Nutritional Information | 2 comments

In response to the requests from our many fans, and particularly to those with dairy allergies and/or a vegan diet, Dr Will has formulated a new bar utilizing rice protein rather than whey protein. What? No Whey!! So let’s talk protein…because we know that our inquisitive fans really want to know!! And when it comes to nutrition, the more you know and understand, the healthier you can be! There are many choices about what sort of protein powders to consume. But here’s the brief, bullet point explanation: Proteins are comprised of...

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Group Dynamics

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Nutritional Information | 1 comment

Geese innately know the benefits of group dynamics and here are a 4 facts found on the internet about this gaggle: When a goose flaps its wings it creates an “uplift” for the birds around. As a group, and flying in formation, the flock together adds 72% greater flying range than if each of the birds flew alone. When one drops out, it feels the drag of flying alone. But when it comes back to the group it once again takes advantage of the lifting power of the birds around. When the goose in front gets tired, it rotates into the group and...

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2014 Here We Come!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in Nutritional Information | 0 comments

  For a lot of people, a new year encourages new beginnings and positive changes. We encourage you to get a buddy to help you keep going. Here are 14 New Years Resolutions that you CAN do!  Read a good book. Then give it to someone else to enjoy. Use a little less sugar in your coffee/tea for one week. Then keep it that way. Write a letter to someone you appreciate and send it “snail mail.” Say thank you more often. Say I’m sorry more often, if you are and if you should be. Backup your computer. Smile to 1 stranger a day. (And maybe...

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Seasons Greetings and Thoughts On Eating

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Nutritional Information | 2 comments

Seasons Greetings and Thoughts On Eating

    Weight-A-Minute …     Don’t let the title fool you,     this isn’t Dr. Seuss.     It’s Dr Will and I am here     to write about abuse.      (Say, this rhyming thing is catchy).  Anyway, I am writing about abuse … abuse of the holiday celebrations. As the season of celebrations and cheer, parties, cocktails, feasts and sweets commences, it’s easy to get carried away. And while I don’t want to be like the Grinch, let’s take a moment to ponder our “weight concerns” and choices! Perhaps...

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Diabetes

Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in Nutritional Information | 0 comments

Diabetes

Diabetes comes in two basic varieties.  Type 1 or “insulin dependent” occurs when the pancreas is unable to produce insulin. This is often referred to as “juvenile onset” diabetes and it is thought to have an autoimmune component. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90 to 95% of cases, and it occurs when the body’s cells become insensitive to insulin. This is referred to as insulin resistance. The end result is elevated blood sugar. It affects 23.6 million Americans, or 8% of the population. Another 57 million have...

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The Skinny On Fats

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in Nutritional Information | 0 comments

The Skinny On Fats

Omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids…called essential as they are critical to the normal functioning of all tissues, but cannot be synthesized within the body. Therefore, they must be supplied through the diet. In truth, we tend to think we need to increase our consumption of omega-3′s and 6′s. In fact, most of us get more than adequate, even excessive amounts of omega-6′s in our diets. These are found in nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils (corn, safflower,soybean,cottonseed,sesame,sunflower) and are used in nearly...

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