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Yet Another Study Gives Survival Advantage To Overweight, Not Underweight

  Well I thought this would be the perfect medical article to blog about this week, as many of us tuck into eating huge delicious Thanksgiving holiday meals!   If you are going to eat, don’t make those calories laden with guilt and remorse and negative thinking. As you can read in one of my previous blog posts, fat shaming physically harms your health. Don’t allow shame over food choices or weight to ruin your well being.   Release the negative thinking and just enjoy what you eat.   To help with that, here is a recently published medical study …

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Increase Bone Density, Drop Body Fat With Yogurt

  A new study, presented at the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research’s Annual Meeting (September 18, 201) showed that all it takes is consuming yogurt to make an impact on bone density and body mass index.   The Study: Researchers looked at over 700 post-menopausal women who underwent bone density assessment at baseline and again 3 years later Food intake and physical activity were also assessed Yogurt consumption was categorized as never consumed, consumed less than once a day, or consumed once a day or more.   The Results: Patients who consume yogurt had greater bone density and …

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2017 Healthy Goals Checklist

Let’s start 2017 off right! Woot! I’ve got all the best anti-aging tips from the world of holistic medicine for you right here in one place. So, let’s go through some things you can do to look and feel better, inside and out:   1. Healthy Skin   (yes it’s superficial, but healthy skin means you feel covered in a luxurious healthy glow from head to toe!) My main philosophy is to stop accelerated aging. If we just stopped the accelerated aging brought on by UV exposure, environmental toxins, make up, stress, smoking, air pollution, etc… we’d look decades younger …

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Warmer Weather = Stinkier Pits… Unless You Do This!

Last week I presented a recent study that revealed: If you avoid the sun, your mortality rate is actually higher than the mortality rate of a heavy smoker!   So instead of avoiding the sun, I encouraged you to get out there this spring and summer and enjoy the weather! I also gave you some of my recommendations for keeping your skin safe while going outside under those damaging UV rays. But when you are outside in that beautiful sunshine, it’s not just the UV exposure… it’s also the sweat!   For odor protection, I don’t recommend antiperspirant or deodorant… …

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New Study Proves Dementia Is Preventable (Here’s How…)

Here is some good news you don’t hear very often… …directly from the medical literature: Dementia is on the decline.   Even with obesity and diabetes rates steadily increasing in a population that is aging, the rate of dementia is actually significantly decreasing, and has been for the past 30 years!   Although our population is aging, the incidence of dementia has dropped by 20% every decade over the three decades.   These results, recently published on Feb 10, 2016 in the New England Journal of Medicine, give more than hope… they give definitive proof that dementia is a preventable …

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Save Your Brain, Prevent Cancer… All With ONE Supplement

With winter solstice coming up, this is the perfect time to give a review of what the medical literature had to say this year about Vit D. I’ll tell you about the latest research and you can decide for yourself if you agree that Vit D is absolutely the ONE supplement you should be taking, even if you live in a sunny location.   1. Prevent and Recover from cancer   A HUGE meta-analysis looking at 25 different studies and 17,700+ cancer patients found definitively, yet again, that higher levels of circulating Vit D at time of diagnosis was associated …

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Why Allergies Might Help You Live Longer

A new study suggests that folks with allergic rhinitis are more likely to outlive the rest of us.   Allergic rhinitis patients have a decreased risk of heart attack, a decreased risk of stroke and over all a significantly decreased risk of all-cause mortality!   “They were basically half as likely to die during the study period,” says Dr. Crans Yoon, after looking at a database of over 200,000+ allergic rhinitis patients and following those patients for a 7 year period.   Presented at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2014 conference, Dr. Yoon found that people who …

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