Healthy Living

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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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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Craving Ice, an Iron Deficiency?

Posted on November 7, 2017

We all crave that cold, refreshing ice on a hot summer day to relieve the heat, but if you are craving it frequently, there just might be something more it’s telling you. The craving to eat something non-nutritional is called pica, and chewing ice is a symptom of this. Most often pica is seen in […]

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Castor Oil Benefits

Posted on November 6, 2017

The castor oil seed has a very unique chemical composition.  The seed plant is native to India and 90% of its composition is ricinolete acid.  This is a fatty acid that is thought to be responsible for castor oil’s healing properties.  In Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, Persia and 17th Century Europe and the Americas, […]

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CANCER FIGHTING PINEAPPLE ENZYME

Cancer Fighting Pineapple Enzyme

Posted on October 23, 2017

Relying on chemotherapy, conventional cancer treatment has proven a dismal failure in the United States. Chemotherapy is extremely toxic and works against your body’s natural ability to fight cancer by destroying host immunity instead of supporting it. Healthy cells throughout your body are destroyed right along with the cancer cells that often lead to faster […]

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Humor Therapy Helps Cancer Patients

Humor Therapy Helps Cancer Patients

Posted on October 18, 2017

The Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center at Montefiore Hospital hosted a hilarity session for the cancer patients, some even with advanced stages of the illness. Fox News published an article in November of 2008, revealing the results of humor on the cancer patients. This was the hospital’s monthly “Strength Through Laughter” therapy. This is only one […]

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Inherited Salt Perception

Inherited Salt Perception

Posted on October 17, 2017

Some people who find they have an enhanced bitter taste perception are almost twice as likely to consume too much sodium as those with less acute tasting ability. Gene variations that allow people to taste bitter more intensely may also taste salt more intensely and enjoy it much more, which can lead to sodium intake, […]

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Vetiver Oil The Soothing Grass Oil

Vetiver Oil: The Soothing Grass Oil

Posted on October 13, 2017

Vetiver oil is also known as khus oil and is a lesser-known plant oil offering a heavy, earthy fragrance that is reminiscent of patchouli, but with a touch of lemon. This oil is believed to give a grounding, calming and stabilizing result, and provides a range of essential oil uses and benefits. The original name […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon