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  • If America Had Only Listened to Jack LaLanne!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJVEPB_l8FU&feature=player_embedded This guy was so ahead of his time.

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  • Diarrhea, Urgent Stools and Bacterial Overgrowth Syndrome

    Our intestinal tract is home to billions of bacteria which are made up of 35,000-50,000 different strains. Each strains of…

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  • In Older Adults, A Higher Cholesterol Level Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Death

    Yes that’s correct; it’s not a typo! A recent study has demonstrated that a higher total cholesterol level is associated…

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  • High Carbohydrate Diet Promotes Prostate Tumor Growth

    A diet high in refined carbohydrates, like white rice or white bread, is associated with increased prostate tumor growth in…

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  • Breast Feeding and Low Carb/High Fat Diets

    Poor Breast Milk Production May Be A Sign of Inadequate Calorie Intake A friend of mine was asking about the…

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  • U.S. Senate Allows Pizza to Remain Classified as a Vegetable

    Wow, what would¬†we do without the U.S. Senate? Through all their brilliance,¬†Congress just¬†blocked rules proposed by the USDA ¬†(U.S. Dept…

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  • Salt Might Not Be A Villian After All

    There Doesn’t Really Seem to Be a Consensus About Salt The growing conflict surrounding health consequence of dietary¬†salt¬†(sodium; table salt)…

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  • Cut Down On ‘Carbs’ to Reduce Body Fat

    ¬†A modest reduction in consumption of carbohydrate foods may promote loss of deep belly fat, even with little or no…

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  • Reduced Carbohydrate Diet Keeps People Feeling Full

    A modest reduction in the amount of carbohydrates eaten, without calorie restriction and weight loss, appears to increase a sense…

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  • Common Link Suggested Between Autism and Diabetes

    ¬†A review of the genetic and biochemical abnormalities associated with autism reveals a possible link between the widely diagnosed neurological…

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  • Put Diabetes In Remission

    As we have all heard, more and more Americans are becoming obese which in turn is leading to increasing rates…

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  • Why Do I Crave Carbs When I Have a Headache?

    The craving for carbohydrates when suffering a headache¬†stems from the fact that many¬†people commonly experience headaches from low blood flow…

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  • Do You Have Trouble Concentrating?

    Psychologists are finding out that even when people try to focus on a task they tend to lose concentration within…

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  • Proton-Pump Inhibitor Therapy Induces the Symptoms it Is Used to Treat

    Many individuals are placed on medications called proton-pump inhibitors (Nexiun, Prilosec, Aciphex) by their physicians for heartburn.¬† These¬†drugs do a…

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  • Bad Reporting, Mediocre Science and the Dangers of Foods

    A recent study¬†is being loudly quoted in the press with headlines such as “Processed Red Meat Intake Linked to Type…

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  • Weight Loss in Men Reverses Testosterone Deficiency

    Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sexual dysfunction due to obesity may be reversible with weight loss after bariatric…

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  • Stomach Acid & Hunger

    It is not uncommon for individuals to occasionally feel hungry, weak and shaky or develop a ‚Äėsour stomach‚Äô between meals.…

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  • Daytime Sleepiness Is Associated With an Increased Craving for Carbs Among Teens

    Results show that the intensity of self-reported craving for carbohydrates increased in a linear relationship with the severity of subjective…

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  • Fish Oil’s Impact On Cognition and Brain Structure Identified in New Study

    Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center have found positive associations between fish oil supplements and…

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  • “Pickles and Ice Cream” or Why You Crave Sweets

    Why You Crave Carbohydrates, Salty or Sweet: Your Brain‚Äôs Need for Increased Blood Flow. Most people crave either salty or…

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  • Watch This Video If You Want Something to Smile About

    I’ve been off grid for the last 2 months with various distractions and wanted to treat everyone to a refresshing…

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  • Carbs, Sport Drinks and Exercise

    Many people drink sports drinks before¬†or after exercising.¬† These¬†often contain a lot of carbohydrates¬†(Gatorade = 30 grams,¬†Powerade = 25 grams)¬†which…

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  • Niacin Supplement Doesn’t Prevent Heart Disease

    A recent NIH study assessing the effectiveness of Niaspan (a niacin supplement used to decrease triglycerides and raise HDL cholesterol)…

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  • What Dr. N Eats…..

    Had a nice lunch yesterday….. A small butcher block covered with a variety of italian meats, some chunks of delicious…

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  • Don’t Feed Your Kids McDonald’s Strawberry Lemonade

    With summer coming on, a cold frosty lemonade from McDonald’s may sound refreshing and evoke some pleasant childhood memories but…

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  • Mummies and Atherosclerosis

    A Brief Overview of Atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis is a process of chronic inflammation of the cells lining the arterial walls.¬† Overtime,…

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  • 30% of All Americans Have Fatty Liver. Do You?

    What is Fatty Liver? Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a disorder of fat metabolism within the liver and affects…

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  • Fatty Liver or NAFLD

    Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a disorder of fat metabolism within the liver and affects approximately 1/3 of all…

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  • A Reader Asks – “How Do You Know When You Are Done ‘Detoxing’ After Reducing Carbs?”

    Wikipedia – “Detoxification (detox for short) is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including,…

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  • Misleading Science and Bad Reporting

    This article in the LA Times was forwarded to me by friend who asked my opinion about it. The article…

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