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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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What's the Deal with Dairy Free Chocolate?

What’s the Deal with Dairy Free Chocolate?

Posted on February 10, 2018

Everyone deserves to enjoy the decadent taste of chocolate, but what about those who are lactose intolerant or allergic? Dark chocolate is a crowd favorite and often the best choice when seeking dairy-free cocoa confections. However, this is not always the case. Although several chocolate manufacturers carry a line of dairy-free dark chocolates, they’re still […]

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BBP Increases Fat Stores

Posted on February 9, 2018

Everyday science all over the world proves and disproves more and more. I think it is just fascinating! Sometimes we try so hard to live and eat correctly, only to find that even what we are doing is not good enough. Now, with this new news, we need to worry about the food preparation of […]

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Coconut Oil On Verge Of Collapse

Posted on February 7, 2018

Orange juice has been the “go-to” beverage for years and considered the world’s most nutritious drink in the 1950’s and 1960’s. But it isn’t just the favorite anymore and OJ sales have sunk to a new low over the previous 15 seasons. It has been found to be not as healthy or necessary for a […]

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Do You Love Lime?

Posted on February 6, 2018

Those working the sea like sailors and explorers never set sail without crates of lime of board. Limes are vitamin C loaded and serve as one of the most potent remedies for scurvy and other skin problems. Currently, lime is used as a cooking ingredient that adds a bit of a tangy flavor to all […]

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Is Chocolate Good for Brain Health?

Posted on February 5, 2018

Chocolate. A sweet, indulgent confection that tickles taste buds and calms senses. Many will agree that chocolate is one of the best discoveries in history with its rich, luscious flavor and impeccable versatility as an ingredient. Plus, with the right products, chocolate can provide amazing benefits to your health. Where Cocoa Comes From Chocolate comes […]

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Low Salt Intake

Posted on February 5, 2018

Increased blood pressure and greater risk for heart problems has been linked to high salt intake, but new research is showing that low salt intake may be just as harmful. The Lancet published a study that found low salt or sodium intake may raise the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death, compared with […]

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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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How to Lose the Holiday Weight with Food

Eat This: How to Lose the Holiday Weight with Food

Posted on January 25, 2018

There’s no question that the holidays are the best time to indulge your taste buds, but as the season changes — the weight gain stays. It can be tough to reverse unhealthy eating habits, but if you’re determined to shed the holiday weight, it’s important to know that there’s a good and bad way to […]

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The 411 on Detoxing

The 411 on Detoxing

Posted on January 24, 2018

Nowadays, detoxing is synonymous with lemon water, but did you know that there’s more to it than ridding the body of toxins? A detox diet aims to help the body flush away toxins, and there are several ways to help the body’s vital organs neutralize toxic substances, support liver functions, and give you a boost […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon