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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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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

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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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Wellness

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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Posted in Nutrition, Osteoporosis

There is a Strong Association Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s

I have to credit Dr. Mercola for this blog post, he had a recent post on this subject and I thought it interesting enough to write a shorter post on it here. A new study provided further evidence showing there

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

Food Quality More Important than Food Quantity in Loosing Weight

How often have we been instructed on counting calories as the way to loose weight. The idea of loosing weight by eating fewer calories and increasing your physical activity makes sense. The problem is when you eat even smaller amounts

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition

Study Found an Association between consuming ultra-processed foods and cancer

  Hot off the presses published February 14, 2018, in the British Medical Journal, a study found an association between consuming ultra-processed foods and cancer. What is completely expected is that certain “experts” have already been hard at work bashing

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More Negative News on Omega-3 Fatty Acids

A few months ago I published a post here on whether or not there was a war on supplements and today I found a news item on this site I follow that perpetuates that claim. Here is more negative news

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Posted in Nutrition

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