Baby Food For Thought

Posted on November 30, 2016

I found an article in the local newspaper that I thought was interesting and often asked by new mothers. Dr. Claire McCarthy is a primary care pediatrician at Harvard-affiliated Boston Children’s Hospital, and much of the information came from her. Apparently research has instigated three big changes where feeding infants and young children are involved: […]

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Common Thanksgiving Health Woes

Common Thanksgiving Health Woes

Posted on November 28, 2016

Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together. With it comes the ruckus of roughhousing and cooking too much food at any given time. With so many people inside the house, it’s no wonder that accidents and mishaps happen – and your health can be compromised. Here are some of the common health woes […]

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Fast Food Delivered at Schools

Ban on Fast Food Deliveries to Schools

Posted on October 31, 2016

The Child’s Obesity Strategy called for a ban on fast food takeaway deliveries to schools and are calling for new initiative as film-style classifications on unhealthy food, plus a loyalty card to reward healthy food choices. Many ideas are given by young people to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic. The statistics show that one in […]

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Dietary Fibers - Vegetables

Dietary Fiber and Successful Aging

Posted on September 16, 2016

Thank goodness we are getting older. Know what I mean? Could dietary fiber really be the key to successful aging? A new study revealed findings that followed older adults for a period of 10 years that supports the idea that eating a diet rich in fiber, as what you find in bread, cereals, and fruits, […]

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Seaweed and Allergies

Fighting Food Allergies With Seaweed

Posted on September 14, 2016

Asian countries have used seaweed as a staple food for a long time and it is finally used as a snack food in America as a healthful alternative to chips.  Seaweed is an algae and is low-calorie and packed with nutrients.  Scientists have found that a type of commercial red algae might help to counteract […]

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Six Protein-Rich Alternatives to Red Meat

Posted on July 25, 2016

The American Medical Association, through the JAMA Internal Medicine, released a study that talked about the relationship of red meat consumption and mortality. The study followed the lives of 121,342 men and women in the span of 22 to 28 years. It concluded that the consumption of red meat is associated with an increased risk […]

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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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