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Nutrition

Taking Apple Cider Vinegar

 May 23, 2018

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has many amazing curative powers for a huge number of ills.  It has an ability to balance your pH, increase good gut bacteria and help to control your weight, among many other uses.  A really sensational ability is to balance the blood sugar, according to a study completed at the Arizona […]

What Upcoming Moms Should Eat

 May 21, 2018

Just because the bun is still in the oven does not mean you are not allowed to celebrate Mother’s Day. You are a mom-to-be, with “mom” being the main keyword. In fact, you are already a great mother — you talk and sing to your baby; you are making major sacrifices for his or her […]

Whole-Fat Milk

 May 21, 2018

            New research suggests that those children who drink whole milk are leaner and have higher vitamin D levels than those who drink low-fat or skim milk.  Those who drank whole milk with a 3.25% fat content had a body mass index score that was 0.72 units lower than those […]

They Don’t Just Taste Great!

 May 18, 2018

  Those delicious snacks of nuts are rich in fiber, low in saturated fats and have high levels of antioxidants.  They are probably the most nutritious snacks out there, according to new research, and the benefits are more wide-ranging than we think.  Nuts also contain vitamins and minerals in addition to their various antioxidants and […]

Surprising Carbs

 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 […]

Protein-Based Cancer Signature

 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 […]

No More Cheerios, Kids!

 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 […]

Our Love for Chocolate Explained

 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 […]

Apples are a Perfect Pick

 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 […]

What’s the Deal with Dairy Free Chocolate?

 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 […]