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4 surprising health foods this Thanksgiving

sugar, health, sugar, health, holidayAll of us have been there… sitting at the table after a big holiday meal, feeling heavy and in need of a serious nap.

In the name of good family and friends, many of us willingly fall off the health wagon, giving in to the snacks, breads, sweets and larger-than-life portion sizes.

There is good news for your … Read More

If you’re eating this, your prostate is at risk

prostate, healthIf you’re concerned about your prostate, your doctor may have already told you about the benefits of broccoli, tomatoes, whole grains and vitamin E.

If you’re not concerned, you should be! The Mayo Clinic says 50 percent of men over 60 will develop an enlarged prostate. After 85, this number rises to 95 percent. So odds are you … Read More

The best thing you can have for breakfast

CHOLESTEROL, NUTRITIONHard-boiled, scrambled or over-easy, eggs are a great addition to your diet. Not only are they an excellent source of nutrition but you can prepare them to suit even the most finicky people. They’re so versatile!

Eggs, however, contain cholesterol. So you may have been told to eat them in strict moderation, because high cholesterol is such a … Read More

How this new skin patch detects illness before it hits you

cardiovascular, prevention, skinStrapping a fitness tracker around your wrist or waist may seem a little too high-tech for you. I can understand that. All these new gadgets that your kids and grandkids have such ease with can be a little overwhelming.

But just imagine one day sticking a device right to your skin – something that will give you a … Read More

Mayo Clinic discovers missing link to blood pressure problems

blood pressure, weight

Are your pants getting a little tight these days? Extra weight can be cause for concern, I’m sure you realize, but…

Even five pounds can make a difference to your health.

Those small fluctuations in weight could be doing you harm. So before you brush off that snug waistband, you should know that a small increase in weight … Read More

4 popular foods that can make seniors sick

HEALTHY EATING, TOXINSI can’t stress enough to my patients the importance of healthy eating. Whether it’s for their blood pressure, diabetes or to prevent illness, a well-balanced diet high in essential nutrients is the key to a long life.

But sometimes what you think is reasonably healthy, just isn’t. Worse still, it contains hidden toxins that can sabotage your best … Read More

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