Nutrition

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Yo-yo Dieting and Gut Bacteria

Posted on July 22, 2016

Poor gut bacterial diversity may be part of the struggle by obese dieters to keep weight off. A new study was presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology. There are ten bacteria living on and in every cell that makes up the body. Therefore, the diversity of bacterial species in our system has a huge […]

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Walnuts may Improve Colon Health

Posted on July 21, 2016

Research has been reported that eating walnuts may change gut bacteria that might suppress colon cancer. The researchers led by UConn Health posted their article in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. This research team found that mice that ate 7-10.5% of their total calories as walnuts, developed fewer colon cancers. This was more effective in […]

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Dendritic Cell Therapy

Posted on June 28, 2016

Our patients at New Hope Unlimited receive very individualized protocols using immunotherapy. These protocols include expanding the patient’s own dendritic cells. This is a great little video that shows you an actual dendritic cell attacking an abnormal cell. Dendritic cells are capable of attacking abnormal cells in our body such as cancer cells. Sometimes it […]

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Cutting Down on Sugar is the Best Health Insurance!

Posted on June 27, 2016

Gary Taubes, author and educator, is among a group of health investigators spreading the word about strong associations between sugar consumption and the rising rates of obesity and major diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. For the first time in history, obese people outnumber those who are underweight, and pre-diabetes now affects […]

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A Boost For Athlete’s Performance

Posted on June 26, 2016

The Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition has published research that suggests a little dark chocolate may improve performance in fitness training. Beetroot juice is popular among elite athletes, using it as a tool for enhancing their performance due to its high nitrate content. These nitrates in beetroot juice are converted to nitric […]

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Love Red Wine? May Be Good For Cancer Too.

Posted on June 23, 2016

Well, here’s another reason to love red wine. Researchers have found a new health benefit of resveratrol, which occurs naturally in blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, grape skins and also in red wine. The resveratrol could help counteract the negative impact of high fat/high sugar diets. Dr. J.P. Hyatt, an associate professor at Georgetown University, studied the […]

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Are You Wasting Good Food?

Posted on June 22, 2016

Can you imagine throwing out over $1,000 worth of perfectly good food every year?? The fact is, the average U.S. family of four wastes more than 2 million in calories and about $1,500 worth of food every year. Why? Those confusing dates! Don’t be taken in by those “sell by” dates. They aren’t actually an […]

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Summer 101: Surprising Food and Drinks to Keep You Hydrated

Posted on June 16, 2016

One of the most noted tips in staying hydrated year-round is drink plenty of water, particularly during the summer. Meanwhile, summer or not, keeping hydrated all the time is doubly true for persons with medical conditions. According to the American Heart Association, people who have certain medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease need plenty […]

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Saturated Fat Finally Vindicated

Posted on June 13, 2016

The 2015 USDA dietary guidelines still advise limiting saturated fats to a maximum of 10% of your daily calories but are based on an unproven hypothesis and large number of studies that have shown saturated fats do NOT increase your risk of heart disease. Many trials have found that replacing saturated fats with vegetable oils […]

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Fast Foods are Disrupting Chemicals

Posted on June 6, 2016

Are you a fast food junkie? If you are, you may want to rethink the costly convince that could possibly be making you sicker each time you are trying to save time or just being too lazy to cook. I can say that because I have been guilty of it more than I would like […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon