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Native populations, diet and the correlation to disease and cancer

I came across a couple of incredible blog posts, one is taking a deeper look at the science in the documentary, “Forks over Knives” and how opponents tend to cherry pick information from unreliable sources. 52 more words


Consuming Probiotics Routinely Could Boost Your Blood Pressure

Lowering your cholesterol via diet regime doesn’t have to be tough. It just requires a few tweaks right here and there until you start off to see your numbers go down. 357 more words


Network Meta-Analysis Can Correct For “Bias” In Head-To-Head Treatment Comparisons

When we talk of bias we tend to mean bias due to factors that affect the “answer” to a given question. But a type of bias can arise when a question is posed in a way that it predisposes to a certain result, say by comparing an optimal dose of medicine A with a sub-optimal dose of medicine B, or comparing medicine A with medicine C when it is likely to fare less well against medicine B. 203 more words

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What Every Woman Should Know….About Her Man

Men live 5-7 years less than women and often have poorer health than their female counterparts. This may be due to many factors but certainly one is that men seek out preventive healthcare much less often than women. 1,009 more words

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The Ins and Outs of Cholesterol

By: Heather Sumpter

According to the CDC, 71 million American adults have high cholesterol, and less than half seek treatment. While eating your Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, keep your health in mind! 549 more words

I'm a Skinny Fat Girl

What is a “skinny fat girl”? Well… Essentially it’s a reference to the genetic mutation in my blood, something I’ve been aware of since I was about 10 years old. 518 more words

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Beyond "The Itis": 3 Real Benefits Of Turkey

Thanksgiving is often referred to as the biggest eating holiday of the year. Translation: a lot of unwanted pounds. With sides like creamy mac and cheese and loaded mashed potatoes, the turkey itself is often overshadowed, even though it’s the healthiest part of Thanksgiving dinner. 222 more words