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Diabetes: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly (November 2015)

“Diabetes”: the dreaded diagnosis that silently creeps up on you. However, it really shouldn’t be a surprise considering Diabetes is one of the fastest growing conditions and is the 6th leading cause of death in the US. According to latest report from the CDC,...

You Found A Lump In Your Breast…Now What? (October 2015)

The focus on breast cancer awareness should not just take place one month out of the year.  For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, besides lung cancer. (1)  Prevention of breast cancer, and any other cancer, is a...

Flu Season (September 2015)

A severe cold can mimic the flu. There are more than 200 cold viruses, they mutate a lot, and virtually everyone has the symptoms of one from time to time. Although the worst colds might feel like the flu, many people say they have the flu when they really...

Could Sleep Apnea Be Affecting Your Sleep? (August 2015)

Sleep is vital part of our daily routine.  While sleeping, the brain is constantly forming neurological pathways necessary for learning, memory and daily functions.  Without the proper amount of sleep, it is difficult to focus and can change overall mood patterns. ...

Pregnancy and Nutrition (July 2015)

Whether it is your first pregnancy, your third pregnancy, or you are trying to get pregnant, nothing is more important for you at this time in your life than you and your baby’s health.  There is an abundance of information out there from books, magazines, articles,...

It’s All Genetic? (June 2015)

One of the big promises of the Human Genome Project was that it was heralding in a new era of medical treatments as genes were predicted to the root of much of the chronic disease experienced today. However, since its completion in 2003, genetics has been found to...

The Benefits of Beta-Carotene (May 2015)

What is Beta-Carotene? Beta-carotene is part of the carotenoid family, which contributes to the color or pigmentation of the fruit, oil, grains or vegetable. Generally these types of food are a hue of red, orange or yellow. Beta-carotene is considered fat soluble...

Diet Soda – Why Should You Avoid It? (April 2015)

Fluctuating weight gain and weight loss has caused millions of Americans to do the so called “yo-yo diet”. One thing in common with most is the common products that read “fat-free and sugar-free”. People often opt to buy products with this type of labeling to make...

Lipid Peroxidation (March 2015)

Lipid peroxidation is the oxidative damage caused to the lipids (cholesterol and other fats) contained on cell membranes. This lipid layer on the cell membrane has structural and functional roles in a healthy cell. They play a role in regulating cell growth and...

Obesity’s Connection to Cancer (February 2015)

Almost 30 percent of the worldwide population is overweight or obese (BMI, or “body mass index” greater than 30 for adults = obesity). Worldwide, obesity is also responsible for about 5 percent of deaths annually (1). In one recent report obesity is driving an...
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