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The Wonder of Dill Oil

Posted on December 13, 2017

Dill oil was once considered a magic potion, but is an essential oil that works wonders for all ages. The oil is used for babies who suffer colic to mothers who want to increase their milk production. Originally the Romans applied the dill oil topically before charging into battle, as they believed it could reduce […]

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Vitamins A & C help erase cell memory

Posted on December 12, 2017

Your DNA is also affected by Vitamins A & C and not good just for your health. The Babraham Institute Researchers and their international collaborators have discovered how vitamins A and C act to modify the epigenetic memory held by cells. This is an insight, which is significant for regenerative medicine and our ability to […]

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Breast, Radiation-Free Mammogram Alternative

Posted on December 11, 2017

There is a new method that identifies cancerous tumors by blood vessel structure. Around a million women in the Netherlands undergo mammograms for early detection of possible breast cancer. This x-ray is unpleasant and the researchers at TU Eindhoven are working on a breast-friendly method that does not use radiation and is more accurate. It […]

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How Fast Food Destroys Your Body

Posted on December 8, 2017

Hopping into your favorite fast food joint or stopping by the drive-thru tends to happen more often than some would like to admit. Fast food is cheap, convenient and marketed to us when we’re young, so we often ignore how negatively it can impact our bodies in the long run. Having fast food too frequently […]

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Planking Everyday Keeps the Physiatrist Away

Posted on December 7, 2017

Due to the minimal movement required, doing planks look deceitfully easy when in reality, it’s anything but. Planking can immensely boost fitness levels, requires no equipment, and engages multiple muscle groups simultaneously. It reaps great benefits for the whole body and may help in keeping the physiatrist away. 1. Doing planks decreases your risk of […]

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Three Signs of Thyroid Cancer to Look Out For

Posted on December 6, 2017

We always associate a sore throat with common colds, allergies, or excessive exposure to pollutants. Fact is, it could be potentially serious, especially when it happens more often than usual. Thyroid cancer occurs when abnormal cells start growing in your thyroid gland. The thyroid gland, known for its butterfly shape, is located in the front […]

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Eat Your Potato Skins!

Posted on December 5, 2017

The potato, also called Solanum tuberosum, is a starchy crop favored amongst people of all ages. Although it has a reputation for being unhealthy, mainly because of how some fast food restaurants prepare them, the humble potato does have superb benefits. In particular, the skin of potatoes consists of disease-fighting nutrients and weight-friendly fiber. If […]

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Exhaustion: A Health Indicator

Posted on November 25, 2017

Exhaustion: A Health Indicator We often blame hectic schedules and busy lifestyles for our exhaustion, and most of the time, they really are to blame. But if you usually live a healthy lifestyle and get six to eight hours of sleep on a nightly basis, it can leave you wondering why you’re still tired. If […]

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Warning Signs of Poor Intestinal Health

Posted on November 24, 2017

  Warning Signs of Poor Intestinal Health Exposure to high stress, processed meals, and heavy prescription medication is nothing out of the ordinary these days, which is why it’s no wonder that so many people suffer from constipation, bloating, and heartburns that are signs of poor digestion. Aside from the latter, many other symptoms indicate […]

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Salty Snack Alternatives

Posted on November 23, 2017

Sodium plays a significant role in enzyme operations and muscle contraction, but consuming too much salt often causes an increase in fluid retention, which does show up on the scale. If you’re attempting to shed a few pounds and can’t control your salty cravings, there is absolutely no harm in indulging. As long as you […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon