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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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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition

Is There a War on Supplements

Is there a war on supplements? I frequently read Mercola.com which is the largest alternative health site on the internet. He had a post from December 30, 2017 about this war on supplements, essential oils, and homeopathy. I am not

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

Get Your Vitamin D

WOW, we just had a great weekend for weather in the Chicago-land area which reminds me that it is time for my annual vitamin D reminder so here it is; be sure to GET YOUR VITAMIN D! If your check

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

Low Testosterone Associated with Low Vitamin D

I hear commercials for medication or natural remedies for low testosterone all the time so it is easy to believe this is all hype and no substance. In reality low testosterone is a real deal thing, it is common that

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Posted in Wellness

The Best Sunscreen

So summer is almost here and with it more time for fun in the sun. While getting sun is important for our bodies to create vitamin D, there is an amount of sun that is too much. When you use

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Wellness

Vitamin D Deficiency Predicts Cognitive Decline

The findings of a recent study published in the journal Neurology indicate that vitamin D deficiency predicts cognitive decline. The evidence that Vitamin D is important for our health is overwhelming. Those who still deny Vitamin D supplementation is important

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

Steps to Boost your Immune System

The cold and flu season lasts from October to May were we live in the northern hemisphere and while these are the colder months of the year the temperature outside has little to do with the risk for getting sick.

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

Stay Safe in the Sun

While June is almost over there is still enough of summer left to get some healthy sun exposure.  In the past sunscreen was an item even my family used without thinking much about what was in it and what that

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Wellness

Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2014; part 3

  The best way to reduce your risk for osteoporosis is to make healthy lifestyle choices. Those choices can be easy for some and hard for others, this all depends on what you have to “give up” in order to

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2014; part 2

Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2014; part 2 Osteoporosis is serious and becoming far too common. Each year the risk of suffering a fracture from osteoporosis is greater than the combined risk of suffering a heart attack, stroke, or breast cancer in

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Osteoporosis

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