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Surprising Carbs

Posted on April 24, 2018

When you are trying to keep your blood sugar levels down, the natural first step is in limiting bread, pasta and cake—all those “desirable and tempting” foods.  Carbs can actually lurk in other less obvious places and it would be advisable to know that when you’re counting those carbs. There are 10 common foods have […]

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Protein-Based Cancer Signature

Posted on April 16, 2018

The University of Basel’s Biozentrum research team has investigated the expression of ribosomal proteins in a range of human tissues, including tumors.  They have discovered a cancer type specific signature and have reported this in Genome Biology.  This cancer signature could potentially be used to predict the progression of the disease. As we learned in […]

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No More Cheerios, Kids!

Posted on April 12, 2018

We all started our little nibblers out by covering their highchair trays with those cheerios.  They were always the popular finger foods our kids were raised on.  Oats are the primary ingredient and the corn starch and sugar they contain come from non-GMO corn and cane sugar.  If this is so, why the concern over […]

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Our Love for Chocolate Explained

Our Love for Chocolate Explained

Posted on February 17, 2018

Women crave it; men hoard it. Chocolate is undoubtedly one of the most popular treats in the world. But do you ever question why we love it so much? Here is the science behind why we can’t resist its luscious taste, and why we shouldn’t give it up — dieting or not.    Presence of […]

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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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Dr. Fredda Branyon