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Are Americans Eating Healthier?

It seems like we’re constantly being barraged with warnings about the evils of sodas and having too much sugar, salt, fat, and gluten in our diet. 260 more words


Pesticide DDT linked to slow metabolism, obesity and diabetes



Metabolic syndrome connected to DDT exposure in womb

Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis. 467 more words

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Total Cholesterol - When Good Numbers Add Up to a Bad Number

It has puzzled me why my Total Cholesterol number keeps going up.  Finally the light bulb goes on.  For some reason, I have never seen the actual formula for calculating Total Cholesterol.   213 more words


Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery

THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Recovery time after surgery may be reduced for patients taking the cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins, according to a new study. 340 more words

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Acaí berries come from a palm tree in South America. While a traditional food there for centuries as well as a treatment for diarrhea, acaí has recently become popular in the U.S. 468 more words

Healthy Living

I took the picture above in March of 2013.  The person you see is my eldest son shortly after his 13th birthday.  He is a very fit (now) 14 year old who runs, lifts with me, is a 2nd Degree Black Belt (think grappling, sparring, kata, kickboxing, etc) and is getting ready to undertake wrestling this upcoming year as he enters high school.  612 more words


Daily Health Tips: How Can I Add Some Weight?

Q: Hi Doc please help. After giving birth in January, l have drastically lost weight. How can l gain weight even when I am breastfeeding? 359 more words