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From health education and information provided by Deaconess doctors and experts, to community and local resources, YourHealth connects you to the knowledge you need.
Why Water is the Most Important Thing to Put in Your Body
We have all been told for years that it is vital to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. What exactly does this mean? Why is hydration status so important to our health, and how does water benefit our body?
Say Yes to Fruit
Since it is known excess sugar is not good for you, many people now believe this applies to fruit too. This is not true! Fructose is a natural, simple sugar commonly found in fruits. The absence of glucose makes pure fructose fundamentally different from high fructose corn syrup.