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Flowers that Looks Taste Good

Flowers that Looks & Taste Good

Posted on October 19, 2017

Flowers aren’t always just something pretty to look at and smell good. They can taste good, too. That profusion of color and fragrance is wonderful in our living spaces, but just think of the culinary value they have. Some edible flowers can be used in soups, casseroles, salads, roasts, desserts, jellies and cold drinks. Some […]

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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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Screening For Adolescent Cancer Survivor

Screening For Adolescent Cancer Survivor

Posted on October 16, 2017

The Childhood Cancer Survivors Study has completed research that identified profiles of psychological symptoms in adolescent cancer survivors. This is expected to advance mental health screening and treatment. No psychological symptoms have been reported by most of the adolescent survivors of childhood cancer. However, an analysis by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital found that those […]

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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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Cancer-Promoting Protein Levels

Cancer-Promoting Protein Levels

Posted on October 12, 2017

Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising frequently can lower blood protein associated with promoting cancer development. There was a study published in the journal Cancer Research that found a reduction in the levels of a blood protein involved in angiogenesis when overweight and obese women experienced weight loss through their diet and exercise. The process by which […]

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High-Fat Diet Starves Cancer

High-Fat Diet Starves Cancer

Posted on October 11, 2017

Dr. Otto Warburg won the Novel Prize Physiology or Medicine in 1931 for his discovery that cancer cells have a fundamentally different energy metabolism compared to healthy cells. How does the metabolic inflexibility of cancer cells differ from healthy cells? Energy can be produced by a cell in two ways: aerobically in the mitochondria, or […]

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Toxic Chemicals Deemed Safe, Really

Toxic Chemicals Deemed Safe, Really?

Posted on July 31, 2017

“Chemical safety” is an oxymoron when it comes to the use of consumer products.  One chemical alone that is widely used in plastic products, canned goods and more have been linked to altered brain function and organ development.  In some adults, the exposure may lead to cancer, high blood pressure, obesity and sperm damage. After […]

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Butter in Your Coffee? What’s this all about?

Posted on July 31, 2017

Butter in your coffee? What’s this all about? That’s right, there’s a new trend you may or may not have heard about. The trend is that people are putting butter into their coffee rather than the usual sugar and cream. Believe it or not, it’s the best idea ever. It may sound questionable to most […]

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Light On for Better Sex!

Posted on July 17, 2017

Can we really enjoy better sex by leaving the light on? It’s proven that exposure to bright light does increase testosterone levels and enhances sexual satisfaction in men. A recent European study reveals that this even includes those with low testosterone. A pilot study presented at a recent European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) conference in […]

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Awesome Ashwagandha!

Posted on July 10, 2017

Ashwagandha is quickly gaining popularity in the U.S. as an incredibly healthy herb with centuries-old medicinal qualities. This herb has a long list of attributes to its credit and one is its use as an adaptogen, meaning that it helps you manage stress. When ashwagandha is translated in Sanskrit it means “smell of the horse”. […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon