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Being Overweight Cuts Lifespan by 4 Years

The results of a new report finds being overweight cuts lifespan by 4 years. The study was released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD.) Their report is “The Heavy Burden of Obesity: The Economics of Prevention,” and

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Dieting to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious problem in America today, according to the CDC more than 100 million Americans are currently living with diabetes or prediabetes. Of that 90-95% of the people with diabetes have Type 2. It has been well known

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Inflammation During Adolescence Connected to Early Death

A recent study has found inflammation during adolescence connected to early death. I should say, may be associated with early death from cancer and cardiovascular disease. One study isn’t enough to prove a connection but to highlight an association, further

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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Wellness

New Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment for Children

  I was just reading about a new irritable bowel syndrome treatment for children and it got me thinking. Are children really having a problem with irritable bowel syndrome? While investigating this question I got down a deep hole in

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Pediatrics

Gluten-Free Diet May Ease Symptoms of Schizophrenia

A new study indicates that a gluten-free diet may ease symptoms of schizophrenia. This is seemingly an unbelievable connection between diet and mental health. It is something I have actually head of this before from a psychiatrist who treats her

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If not high LDL what does cause heart disease

In my last post I mentioned I would follow up with my thoughts on what, if not high LDL, does cause heart disease. What is funny is I just read several articles which attempt to show that HDL is not

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition

Supplements Are Good

I wrote on this before and I hate it that I am doing it again because it makes me feel like a conspiracy theorist, which I am not. I read today two different items one arguing that Omega-3 supplementation has

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Health Benefits of Curcumin

Have you heard about this thing called curcumin? Curcumin is found in Turmeric which is a plant in the ginger family and used as a key ingredient in many Asian foods. What you might not have heard is that there

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Di-Obesity is an Epidemic in America

  There has been a dramatic increase in obesity and diabetes in America over the past 20 years. Enough of an increase to say Di-Obesity is an epidemic in America today. In 1997 19.1% of Americans were obese and 5.1%

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Eating A Healthy Diet is Linked to A Low Risk for Hip Fracture

According to a new study eating a healthy diet is linked to a low risk for hip fracture in American women. Worldwide, there are an estimated 8.9 million osteoporosis related fractures each year. Worldwide, 1 in 3 women over age

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