Recent Articles from Dr. Fredda

  • Broccoli May Slow Age Decline

    A foundational aspect of a healthy diet is to eat plenty of fresh vegetables.  A healthy diet can help to lower your risk for many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain cancers.  This is especially ideal if you eat organic foods to avoid pesticides and GMO’s. Vegetables contain antioxidants and […] Read More

  • Brush Strokes & Dementia

    An interesting article written by Ana Sandolu highlights the affects that brushstrokes have to help identify dementia in painters.  Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, both neurodegenerative disorders, affect millions of people in the U.S. every year. Soon some new research could improve the early detection of these illnesses because scientists may have discovered a way to […] Read More

  • Cancer Myths & Facts

    Many people believe that you will get cancer because someone in your family had it, but that is false.  About ½ of men and 1/3 of the women in the U.S. will get the disease at some point. Only about 5%-10% of cases are linked to genes from their parents.  The doctors aren’t sure why […] Read More

  • Is Coffee Good for Your Mental Health?

    Few studies confirm the theory that caffeine presents a negative effect on anxiety, but what other studies found is the exact opposite. A study in Brazil revealed that coffee may help those suffering from anxiety, stress, and mild depression. According to the researchers, people who drink a moderate amount of caffeine (less than 300 milligrams […] Read More

  • What Fathers Say About Their Fathers

              A young man admitted that he was well into his 30’s when he learned to love his dad for who he was and not for what he thought he should be.  He remembers his father as a good man, a hard worker, volunteer, churchgoer and encourager, but thought he needed […] Read More

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