Five Misconceptions of A Vegan Diet

Posted on August 18, 2017

What Is Veganism?   Veganism is a dietary practice that excludes all animals products from everyday consumption. Not only do vegans abstain from eating meat products like pork and beef, they also evade fish, poultry, dairy, honey, and even marshmallows. In case you needed a fun fact, marshmallows are made from gelatin, a substance created […]

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Just how much water do you need?

Posted on August 18, 2017

There are apparently no “easy” answers to how much water we really need every day. How much you should drink depends upon your health, how active you are and even where you live. No particular formula will fit every person, and knowing more about your own body’s need for fluids can help you to estimate […]

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Do you lie to your doctor?

Posted on August 17, 2017

Be honest with your doctor about all of your habits and your health. Don’t pay any attention to the embarrassment, as your doctor is there to help you. Without the complete information, he/she is restricted in helping you. And, lets be honest, more than likely your doctor has already heard it all from someone else. […]

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Neem used in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Posted on August 16, 2017

One of the most common cancers in men is prostate cancer.  The latest statistics report about 181,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year in the U.S.  There is, however, a survival rate of about 80%, and about 26,000 die each year from the disease. All of the conventional diagnostics and treatment options leave […]

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Really, fake blueberries?

Posted on August 15, 2017

This delightful blueberry fruit of indigo hue and juicy sweetness grows on perennial bushes and are native to North America.  The fruit typically grows throughout the summer, depending on the region.  Blueberries are a most wonderful addition to pies, muffins, cobblers and many, many other fruity desserts as well as in breakfast foods.  Delicious jams […]

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Stay Sharp

Posted on August 14, 2017

The old saying “use it or lose it” is true. If you stretch your brain it will keep your mind sharp. Keeping mentally more active and doing challenging activities, you will more likely stay sharp. Some suggestions to achieve this are to read a book, go to a lecture, listen to the radio, play a […]

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Sharing your Cancer Story

Posted on August 11, 2017

There are things to consider prior to sharing your cancer experience with others, as each individual has many twists and turns as well as ups and downs.  Your own story is very personal and you alone should decide how, when, if and with whom it is shared with.  Your decision to share might also vary […]

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Posted on August 10, 2017

A stye is known as a hordeolum and a very common condition that affects many people. They are swollen red lumps that form along the edge of your eyelid and very close to the lashes. They can sometimes occur inside or under the eyelid as well. Styes are usually a minor annoyance and only need […]

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Spices to lower blood sugar

Posted on August 9, 2017

Did you know that some common spices that may help to lower the blood sugar.  Prescription meds are becoming more and more expensive and dangerous, so isn’t it time to find some alternative products that might help us in managing our blood sugar levels without breaking us?  There are millions of adults who are diagnosed […]

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The Wonder of Horseradish

Posted on August 8, 2017

If it has an earthy, robust flavor with an oddly sweet heat that warms you to your core, it’s probably horseradish. A very small taste and the intensity will radiate all the way from your mouth to your sinuses. Many talk about clearing your sinuses, and boy will horseradish do it if you taste more […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon