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Why can’t I lose weight?

Question It seems all my attempts to lose weight and get rid of my belly fat fail. Is there hope for me? Answer Absolutely. Normal attempts at weight loss can fail if you’re battling any…

Is life really overwhelming. or are you just stressed out?

Question I feel totally overwhelmed by life and like I can barely cope. I can’t quit my job, give away my children, or afford a cook and a housecleaner. Is there anything I can do…

Hormones as Markers to Predict Obesity

This research was conducted in Spain last year, and looked at the influence of certain hormones as predictors of weight gain after a diet, something most of us have encountered at some time!  Their conclusion…

Subtle Hormone Changes Can Increase Your Weight

Often when people receive blood test or other lab results, they are told that their results are normal, yet people know that  their body is not working the way it is supposed to be working….

Erectile Dysfunction and NSAID Use

This article comes from Medscape  and references the Journal of Urology. ER can arise from multiple causes, often ocurring simultaneously. The author noted research showing a strong association with NSAID use and erectile dysfunction, even…

Fighting and Helping to Prevent Cancer with Foods.

For those interested in cancer prevention or one of the mechanisms that the body uses to handle cancer, apoptosis, a type of programed cell death,  the summary that I have included below of this article…

To Aspirin or Not To Aspirin?

If you are using aspirin, Dr. Arrondo recommends that you make sure that you and your physician have discussed the risks and benefits associated with it. Here are some of the most common possible side…

Side Effects on Intestines using Non-steroidal Anti-inflamatories

Side effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the small and large intestine in humans. Bjarnason I, Hayllar J, MacPherson AJ, Russell AS. Department of Clinical Biochemistry, King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, England….

Sugar Drinks Associated With Higher Blood Pressure

ScienceDaily (Mar. 1, 2011) — Soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as fruit drinks are associated with higher blood pressure levels in adults, researchers report in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association. In the…

Red Meat and Increased Stroke Risk for Women

Red Meat Eaters May Face Increased Stroke Risk Pauline Anderson December 29, 2010 — Women who consume at least 102 g red meat a day have a 42% higher risk for cerebral infarction than those…

Stand Up For Your Health!

Physiologists analyzing obesity, heart disease, and diabetes found that the act of sitting shuts down the circulation of a fat-absorbing enzyme called lipase. They found that standing up engages muscles and promotes the distribution of…

Purple Fruits, Green Tea, and Alzheimer’s-MS-Parkinson’s

Eating purple fruits such as blueberries and drinking green tea can help ward off diseases including Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s, a University of Manchester report claims. New research from Professor Douglas Kell, published in…

Link between diet and onset of mental illness

Changes in diet have been linked to a reduction of abnormal behaviors in mentally ill people or animals, but a Purdue University study shows that diet might also trigger the onset of mental illness in…

Eating Green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of Diabetes

ScienceDaily (Aug. 20, 2010) — Eating more green leafy vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds research published online in the British Medical Journal. The authors, led by Patrice Carter…