Seniors and Exercise

The editorial staff at FamilyDoctor.com wrote a wonderful article about exercising when you’re older. The most important questions you may have in regards to the safety – and even which exercises to do – are included in this article. Exercise and Seniors: Is it safe for me to exercise? It is safe for most adults…

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Benefits of The Mediterranean Diet

Endocrinology Advisor had a write-up by Shannon Aymes, MD called The Mediterranean Diet: What Are the Benefits? There’s a possibility that the Mediterranean Diet can help those with diabetes and other illnesses/diseases. Delve a little deeper… Randomized controlled trials provided some limited evidence that a Mediterranean diet without fat restriction may reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer,…

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10 Day Sugar Detox

Sugar is taking over and we need to help ourselves by not only cutting back, but detoxing from the overload. In an article posted on The Chopra Center website by Mark Hyman called “How to Detox From Sugar in 10 Days,” we find out the truth about this sweet additive and it’s not so sweet…

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5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

Have you looked for an alternative to hormone replacement therapy? This may be an option for you if you’d like to balance your hormones, but seek a more natural approach. The Chopra Center posted an article by Valencia Porter, “5 Natural Ways to Balance Your Hormones.“: For the past few years, hormone replacement therapy has…

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Insulin Resistance Cut with Pistachio Nuts?

A link may have been found between eating pistachio nuts and insulin resistance, according to an article posted on the MPR website titled, “Pistachio Nut Consumption Cuts Insulin Resistance.” Article: (HealthDay News) — Consumption of pistachio nuts is associated with decreased insulin resistance in individuals with prediabetes, according to a study presented at the annual European Congress on…

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Meditate with Guidance

Stress is linked to many detrimental effects on your health. One thing that can help is to meditate. So, take this article on the Chopra Center’s website called “Guided Meditations” and find one that works well for you or work through all of them! Meditation can remove stress and replace it with a dose of…

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Tomatoes: Unlikely Heroes!

The American Cancer Society had a wonderful post about Summer Nutrition: How Tomatoes Are An Unlikely Hero! The following is attributed to them: Tomatoes possess several interesting properties that make them exceptional at helping prevent cancer, particularly prostate cancer. Their most interesting quality: they supply lycopene which is a strong antioxidant. Also the onions in this…

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Link Between Anxiety and Type 2 Diabetes?

Jack Woodfield wrote a great and interesting article on diabetes.co.uk called Anxiety could increase risk of type 2 diabetes, study reports… American researchers have established a connection between stress, inflammation and type 2 diabetes that could be linked to the brain’s ability to control anxiety. Scientists at Rice University, Texas, found this control occurs with the brain’s executive functions…

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Reducing Sugar for Better Health

reducing sugar

AICR recommends limiting sugar including sugary beverages, to prevent gaining extra body fat that can lead to cancer. Here is how one woman cut back on sugar by giving up soda. FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER JUDY ROLFE was shooting a session at AICR annual meeting two years ago when something she saw stopped her in her tracks. “The presenter showed…

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Sun Safety

Sun Safety

The year is rolling by so quickly. Before long we’ll be celebrating Christmas and the New Year. Yet in those fleeting moments and in reflection, I have accomplished many things. I am grateful that I’m healthy, blessed to be alive and working to make a difference in people’s lives by providing evidence-based information in food, nutrition, health and…

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