Health and Lifestyle

Understanding Your Cholesterol

 April 25, 2012

Understanding Your Cholesterol I was once told that cholesterol is like having a handful of change. Money, change in particular, makes up pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. However, the change is called “money.” Cholesterol can be broken down like change in our hand. There is LDL, HDL, and triglycerides, but they are all three still […]

Don’t Be Lonely

 April 24, 2012

 Don’t Be Lonel What would you choose, money, high paying job, or love? What makes us happiest in life? Some people may say lots of money, winning the lottery. Some people may say fame and fortune. The magazine, Money, reported that when asked, most people would choose love over money. Hands down, surveys show that […]

The Fast Food Survival Guide

 April 23, 2012

The Fast Food Survival Guide Here is a great video to watch if you are one of those who just has to have fast food. It’s also informative to help those who are on the road traveling and you feel there just aren’t many healthy choices. Fast food should be our last option, for we […]

Happy Monday! Have a cup of coffee…

 April 23, 2012

Happy Monday! Have a cup of coffee… Finally! I heard a doctor in the United States announce that coffee can possibly help keep us from getting cancer. Last week on his show, Dr. Oz discussed foods that may help our immune system fight cancerous tumors. Usually, after drinking your coffee in the morning, what is the […]

To Salt or Not to Salt?

 April 20, 2012

To Salt or Not to Salt? Wow, for every study that comes out indicating that salt is bad for us, another comes out stating it’s good for us. What and who do we believe? For years we have been told to watch our salt intake or to just do away with salt all together. We […]

The Importance of Detoxification (time for a little spring cleaning)

 April 19, 2012

The Importance of Detoxification (time for a little spring cleaning) The human body is designed so that it has self-regulatory mechanisms which are self healing. A strong healthy body has the capability to eliminate the toxic substances generated. In todays world we are more exposed to many man-made chemicals and toxic substances. The water we […]

“God’s Pharmacy”

 April 18, 2012

“God’s Pharmacy” One of our patients gave us this cute analogy about food. I would like to share this. I am sorry, but I do not know who to give credit to for writing it. Enjoy reading it and I hope you get a chuckle out of it. “It’s been said that God first separated […]

The Big Pharma Whistleblower

 April 18, 2012

The Big Pharma Whistleblower Have you ever been relaxing, watching TV and a pharmaceutical drug advertisement comes on? Next time you see one, listen closely to the disclaimers. If you will notice, the disclaimers are getting longer and longer and take up almost half the time of the advertisement itself. There is one that is […]

New Study Reveals Sleeping Pills Increase Risk of Cancer and Death

 April 17, 2012

New Study Reveals Sleeping Pills Increase Risk of Cancer and Death It was reported that last year in the United States alone, there were over 60 million prescriptions filled for sleeping pills. A recent study reported in a reliable British Medical Journal revealed what I feel could be some eye opening news. The study compared 10,529 people […]

Baby Boomers: The Reinvention Generation

 April 14, 2012

Baby Boomers: The Reinvention Generation According to the United States Census Bureau, Baby Boomers are people who were born between 1946 and 1964. This currently makes all of us in our 40’s, 50’s and 60’s and no longer known as a young adult. We may be labeled now as an adult or senior citizen. Most […]