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Apples are a Perfect Pick

Posted on February 12, 2018

We have all heard about how good apples are for you. As I write this article, I would like to caution any of the cancer patients about over eating apples. Our patients at New Hope Unlimited are cautioned not eat them during treatment. My reasoning for this is simple. There are a lot of studies […]

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5 Healthy Habits to Keep You in Shape for the New Year

5 Healthy Habits to Keep You in Shape for the New Year

Posted on January 29, 2018

It’s always exciting to create health resolutions following the over-indulgent holiday season. This new year, instead of giving up on your goals a week in, stick to this motto: “New year, new me — for real.” Here’s where you can start. 1. Start exercising. Your body functions best when it is physically active. Each day, […]

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Cancer & Night Sweats

Posted on November 20, 2017

Typically cancer symptoms will vary from person to person and will depend upon the type of cancer, where it appears, its size and severity as well as how it affects the body.   Lowering body temperature is the result and purpose of sweating.  The heat escapes through the skin when the water and salt are […]

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Benefits of Clothing Conscious

Posted on November 17, 2017

The foods you choose to buy have an enormous impact on our health and the environment, but so do the clothes you buy, wear and wash.  Eileen Fisher, a clothing designer who was honored for her environmental work at the 2015 Riverkeeper’s Annual Fishermen’s Ball, stated the clothing industry is the second largest polluter in […]

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Bladder Cancer & Vitamin D

Posted on November 16, 2017

Other than the already known benefits of Vitamin D, could there be yet another important benefit?  Our vitamin D intake is important, as low levels have been linked to a risk of bladder cancer.  These findings are coming from results presented recently at the Society for Endocrinology conference in the United Kingdom. Evidence has already […]

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Alternative Medical Bill

Posted on November 14, 2017

I recently read an article written by Nicholas Bakalar on the costs of alternative medical care.  Americans are currently spending $30.2 billion a year on alternative and complementary medicines and procedures, including $1.9 billion on children ages 4 to 17 years old.  Nothing is paid by insurance on any alternative medicine treatments, but rather is […]

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Alternative Care

Posted on November 13, 2017

I read an eye opening article written by a woman who is a cancer survivor.  Her story was uplifting and proves to me that alternative medicine is the perfect alternative to the immune destroying chemo treatments. The lady in the article was told by her doctor that there was nothing further he could do for […]

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Treating Pain Without Drugs

Posted on November 10, 2017

The United States released a federal report revealing that more than 54% of adults had some type of musculoskeletal pain disorder such as back, joint or neck pain in 2012. This is a leading cause of disability and major contributor to health care expenses and disability compensation, and a significant price Americans pay for pain. […]

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Sugar Has Many Names

Posted on November 9, 2017

Sugar is supplied to our bodies from natural sources in our fruits and vegetables. Combining this with additional fiber, vitamins and minerals, natural sugar is processed slightly differently than the refined white sugar, or sugar by other names, to disguise sugar in your food. It’s difficult to avoid those foods that are laced with sugar, […]

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Increase Vitamin E

Posted on November 8, 2017

How about tossing in some whole eggs to a colorful salad? According to research from Purdue University this will boost the amount of Vitamin E . Vitamin E is the second-most under consumed nutrient in the average American diet. This is problematic because this fat-soluble nutrient has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, according to Wayne Campbell, […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon