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What 10 Cans of Soda a Day for a Month Will Do to You

December 3, 2014 by  
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Those of you who have read this blog or have heard me speak in public know what I think about drinking soda.  I saw this article posted today and wanted to share its contents with you.  George Prior, a 50-year-old man, followed in the steps of Morgan Spurlock from the film Super Size Me, and […]


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Nutrition and Depression Part 3

October 8, 2014 by  
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In my previous post, I discussed how Omega 3 Fatty Acid and B Vitamins can help to fight depression.  Research has also shown that several minerals are involved in fighting depression as well. Iron – Iron deficient anemia has been shown to be associated with increased fatigue, apathy, and depression. Calcium – Anti-depression drugs can […]


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Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Alzheimer’s Disease

September 17, 2014 by  
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  According to a recent study published in the journal Neurology, there is a clear link between Vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.  Older adults who are moderately deficient in Vitamin D has a 53% increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s Disease, while adults who were severely deficient had a 125% increased […]


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Omega 3 Fish Oils May Reduce the Risk for ALS

August 6, 2014 by  
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I have written about the importance and necessity of taking Omega 3 Fish Oils daily, how they are essential for good heart health, and how they may prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease.  There is also a great deal of research showing that Omega 3 Fish Oils promote a healthy nervous system.  On July 14, a research […]


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Omega 3 Fish Oil and Alzheimer’s Disease

July 30, 2014 by  
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  Omega 3 Fish Oil has been well documented to have many beneficial effects on overall health.  However, a recent study of 819 people published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia,  showed that regular consumption of fish oil supplements caused a significant reduction in both brain atrophy and cognitive function in older adults. The studies […]


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A Predictive Equation for Vitamin D Replacement Dose

July 23, 2014 by  
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It is well-known and has been well researched that proper levels of Vitamin D are necessary to maintain optimal health.  I have written about how Vitamin D supplements are not only essential to good health, but that they may possibly prevent cancer deaths, Yet many of us in the USA are deficient in Vitamin D.  […]


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Demystifying Food Labels

June 25, 2014 by  
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Recently, I posted a blog about the FDA changing food labels.  However, due to the nature of these labels, there is still a large amount of confusion as to what certain words mean when it comes to foods.  I came across another article that talks about food labels and how to demystify them. A summary […]


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Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Cancer Deaths

May 5, 2014 by  
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    A recent study in the March Journal of Anticancer Research reported that breast cancer  patients with higher concentrations of Vitamin D could reduce their mortality rates by approximately half.  This was a metadata analysis of five recent studies published in the literature where statistical trends were analyzed.  In these five studies, the trend is […]


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The Five Most Essential Vitamins to Take

April 21, 2014 by  
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    I found an article from earlier this year that is absolutely correct in which vitamins you should be taking to improve your health. Multivitamin – As I have mentioned before, due to many factors such as soil nutrient depletion and eating over-processed under-nutritious food, it is not possible for us to obtain proper […]


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How Soft Drinks Impact Your Health.

April 14, 2014 by  
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For those of you who have heard me speak, you know that I am not a fan of soda and what soda does to your body.  I have used this infographic for a long time in the nutrition classes that I teach and I wanted to post this here.  No other comments need to be added […]


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