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Long Term Safety of Artificial Sweeteners for Children is Unclear

A recently published statement by the AAP has found that the long term safety of artificial sweeteners for children is unclear. The American Academy of Pediatricians says there is insufficient evidence about the long-term safety of artificial sweeteners in children

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition

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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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

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

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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Posted in Nutrition

Your MD Might Not be Your Best Source for Nutrition Education

You might love the medical doctors that are a part of your health team. Even I, a chiropractor, has medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy who I love and trust with my health, my families health, and my patients health.

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Posted in Nutrition

A Healthy Diet is More Important than Genetics in Managing our Weight

The human genome project was started in 1993 and completed in 2003. In the years leading up to and surround the human genome project we were told about all the great things that would come from this investment. Things like

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition

Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA

  Did you see this Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA which was released in November? I know it sounds like an article from the Onion but world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking really did release a public service announcement on the obesity

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

Soda Tax

Lots of news this week about a soda tax, both locally and world wide. If you live in the Chicagoland area it has been reported a once cent per ounce tax on soda (we call it pop in these parts),

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

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