Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sugar and Stress

We became so obsessed with cholesterol being the cause of heart disease, that we ignored the real problems…sugar, inflammation & stress ( from Frank Lipman). As the new year approaches, think about making a healthier you by changing your lifestyle and behaviors. Do not just focus on one thing, like cholesterol. Illness is caused by […]

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Million of Americans with Undiagnosed Diabetes

Make sure you are screened for diabetes! A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine showed that nearly 3 in 10 Americans (8 million) with diabetes don’t know that they have it! Furthermore, about 2/3 of the undiagnosed patients had been to the doctor 2-3 times in the past year. Some of the risk […]

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Is There A “Right” Time Of Day To Exercise???

Some people are early birds and exercise at the crack of dawn while others are night owls who wouldn’t dream of getting to the gym until the afternoon or evening. Is one group reaping more benefits than the other?  While research has shown little difference in calories burned or muscle gained by exercising at various […]

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Obesity Linked to Cancer

Lose weight to reduce your cancer risk. A new study published in Lancet Oncology found that being overweight or obese led to 481,000 cancers in one year. This is 3.6% of all cancers around the world. The risk was higher for women than men and it was higher in the wealthiest countries. The take home […]

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Supplement of the Month: L-Arginine

What is L-arginine and where is it found? L-arginine is an amino acid; amino acids are the chemical building blocks of protein. L-arginine is obtained from the diet through red meat, poultry, fish, and dairy products. It can also be made in a laboratory and used as medicine. L-arginine is used for heart and blood […]

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