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Nutrition

The Fast Food Survival Guide

 April 23, 2012

The Fast Food Survival Guide Here is a great video to watch if you are one of those who just has to have fast food. It’s also informative to help those who are on the road traveling and you feel there just aren’t many healthy choices. Fast food should be our last option, for we […]

Happy Monday! Have a cup of coffee…

 April 23, 2012

Happy Monday! Have a cup of coffee… Finally! I heard a doctor in the United States announce that coffee can possibly help keep us from getting cancer. Last week on his show, Dr. Oz discussed foods that may help our immune system fight cancerous tumors. Usually, after drinking your coffee in the morning, what is the […]

To Salt or Not to Salt?

 April 20, 2012

To Salt or Not to Salt? Wow, for every study that comes out indicating that salt is bad for us, another comes out stating it’s good for us. What and who do we believe? For years we have been told to watch our salt intake or to just do away with salt all together. We […]

The Importance of Detoxification (time for a little spring cleaning)

 April 19, 2012

The Importance of Detoxification (time for a little spring cleaning) The human body is designed so that it has self-regulatory mechanisms which are self healing. A strong healthy body has the capability to eliminate the toxic substances generated. In todays world we are more exposed to many man-made chemicals and toxic substances. The water we […]

“God’s Pharmacy”

 April 18, 2012

“God’s Pharmacy” One of our patients gave us this cute analogy about food. I would like to share this. I am sorry, but I do not know who to give credit to for writing it. Enjoy reading it and I hope you get a chuckle out of it. “It’s been said that God first separated […]

The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)

 April 12, 2012

The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)   As I was in the produce department of the grocery store today, I was picking out that perfect onion to go home with me and had a flash back about the benefits of raw onions. Sometimes I take the simplest things for granted and […]

The Threat of Childhood Obesity

 April 11, 2012

The Threat of Childhood Obesity   Obesity is a major problem in our society, and I especially worry about our children. Not only does it affect their health, but obesity affects a child’s psychological and social behaviors too. A child who overweight may be taunted and bullied, as being overweight is often stigmatized.  Many overweight […]

Acid or Alkaline: the importance of pH monitoring

 April 10, 2012

Acid or Alkaline: the importance of pH monitoring   One of the most important things you can do to stay healthy or restore your health is to make your biological terrain more alkaline. There is much science and studies to prove this. The ideal goal is to keep your salivary pH around 6.6 to 6.8. […]

Cancer Discovery and Reason to Lighten the Load of Sugar Intake

 April 4, 2012

Cancer Discovery and Reason to Lighten the Load of Sugar Intake   Researchers have discovered how a “protein master regulator” called mTOR,  is involved in helping  abnormal cells become cancer cells. The protein known as mTOR helps regulate human protein synthesis. This means that the mTOR protein helps normal cells sense nutrients, control cell growth […]

New Study Reveals Red Meat Can Kill

 March 20, 2012

New Study Reveals Red Meat Can Kill A new long term study suggests that eating any type of red meat significantly raises one’s risk of premature death. A diet high in red meat can shorten a life’s expectancy according to researchers at Harvard Medical School. The study tracked an upward number of 110,000 adults for more […]