Nutrition

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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how much protein is too much

How Much Protein Is Too Much?

Posted on September 20, 2017

It’s a known fact that protein does wonders to the body. It’s an essential nutrient that plays a significant role in the building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. It also helps the body feel fuller for longer periods of time and prevent late night trips to the pantry. The body needs protein […]

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The 80:20 Rule for Weight Loss

The 80:20 Rule for Weight Loss

Posted on September 15, 2017

A lot of men and women are struggling to trim off excess body fat, and this becomes an apparent problem with age. Although 25 is still considered young, it is the standard benchmark where the body’s metabolism starts its inevitable decline. Committing to a restrictive diet can help you drop a few pounds, but as […]

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Dietary Fibers - Vegetables

Molybdenum

Posted on September 6, 2017

Molybdenum is found in unfiltered water, cheese, grains, leafy greens, nuts and liver, and this trace element is crucial to nearly every life form on earth. As an essential catalyst for enzymes to help metabolize fats and carbohydrates and facilitate the breakdown of certain amino acids in your body, it’s crucial to your health. The […]

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Health Benefits of Mustard Green & Seeds

Posted on September 5, 2017

A 2010 study found that eating just one extra serving of leafy greens a day could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 14%. Fresh vegetables are low in calories and net carbs but high in beneficial fiber, and vitamins and minerals as well as a wide variety of antioxidants and other disease-fighting compounds. […]

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Honey fights bacteria

Posted on September 4, 2017

Manuka honey has been used for millennia as a remedy for inflammation and bacterial infections. A study conducted at the University of Southampton in the U.K. reported that the honey from Down Under may be useful for decreasing the risk of infection, and helpful in preventing pathogenic bacterial colonies called biofilm from developing on catheters […]

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How Raw Chicken Can Poison You

Posted on August 28, 2017

When you think of poultry, the first thing that usually comes to mind is chicken. It is one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, reaching billions in population. Its meat is low in fat and highly concentrated on the skin. A single serving of chicken has four grams of fat and 31 grams […]

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7 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Posted on August 21, 2017

Vinegar has a great variety of uses, some of which are ancient history but are still commonly practiced today. The most popular vinegar in the natural health community is apple cider vinegar. It has been touted as a cure-all for decades, dating back to centuries as an ancient folk remedy that helps with all sorts […]

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Five Misconceptions of A Vegan Diet

Posted on August 18, 2017

What Is Veganism?   Veganism is a dietary practice that excludes all animals products from everyday consumption. Not only do vegans abstain from eating meat products like pork and beef, they also evade fish, poultry, dairy, honey, and even marshmallows. In case you needed a fun fact, marshmallows are made from gelatin, a substance created […]

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Really, fake blueberries?

Posted on August 15, 2017

This delightful blueberry fruit of indigo hue and juicy sweetness grows on perennial bushes and are native to North America.  The fruit typically grows throughout the summer, depending on the region.  Blueberries are a most wonderful addition to pies, muffins, cobblers and many, many other fruity desserts as well as in breakfast foods.  Delicious jams […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon