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Health and Lifestyle

Desiderata — Strive to be happy

 April 14, 2012

Desiderata — Strive to be happy The other day I came across the following “written communication.” I call it a written communication because I am not sure if it was a letter or political advice or what. My imagination went wild. Was it to someone who felt they had lost something or someone? Was it […]

Cancer Prevention

 April 13, 2012

Cancer Prevention The American Cancer Society reported in the Cancer Facts & Figures 2005 report that “About 5% to 10% of all cancers are clearly hereditary, in that an inherited genetic alteration predisposes the person to a very high risk of particular cancers.” Their 2010 report states “ About 5% of all cancers are strongly […]

The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)

 April 12, 2012

The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)   As I was in the produce department of the grocery store today, I was picking out that perfect onion to go home with me and had a flash back about the benefits of raw onions. Sometimes I take the simplest things for granted and […]

Ladies (and Gentlemen), Check Your Thyroid

 April 12, 2012

Ladies (and Gentlemen), Check Your Thyroid   Ever wondered why you had trouble losing weight, had such dry skin, your hair and nails always seem brittle, and your hands and feet seem to be cold when the rest of you feels fine? Did you ever wake up in the morning feeling tired, depressed and you […]

The Threat of Childhood Obesity

 April 11, 2012

The Threat of Childhood Obesity   Obesity is a major problem in our society, and I especially worry about our children. Not only does it affect their health, but obesity affects a child’s psychological and social behaviors too. A child who overweight may be taunted and bullied, as being overweight is often stigmatized.  Many overweight […]

Kids with Cell Phones

 April 11, 2012

Kids with Cell Phones   I just recently heard a statistic that 9 out of 10 children under the age of 10 have cell phones now. Wow, can you imagine the money the cell phone companies are making? For each child with a cell phone, there is a parent or guardian who also has a […]

A Good News Day

 April 10, 2012

A Good News Day   I had a wonderful experience a couple of days ago that I would like to share with you. Some of you may think my news doesn’t seem like much but it made my heart jump up and down for joy. This website or blog that I write has become my […]

Acid or Alkaline: the importance of pH monitoring

 April 10, 2012

Acid or Alkaline: the importance of pH monitoring   One of the most important things you can do to stay healthy or restore your health is to make your biological terrain more alkaline. There is much science and studies to prove this. The ideal goal is to keep your salivary pH around 6.6 to 6.8. […]

Cancer Discovery and Reason to Lighten the Load of Sugar Intake

 April 4, 2012

Cancer Discovery and Reason to Lighten the Load of Sugar Intake   Researchers have discovered how a “protein master regulator” called mTOR,  is involved in helping  abnormal cells become cancer cells. The protein known as mTOR helps regulate human protein synthesis. This means that the mTOR protein helps normal cells sense nutrients, control cell growth […]

How To Calculate Your Own BMI

 April 3, 2012

How To Calculate Your Own BMI Have you ever felt like you were overweight but didn’t really know what your Body Mass Index percentage was? We all can get on a scale and see numbers in pounds but what does that really mean in body mass? The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement tool […]