After Decades of Avoiding Cholesterol… Now it’s All Good?

Every five years, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) publish a set of Dietary Guidelines that provide the most up-to-date advisories for optimal nutrition intake. Focusing on enhancing the health of all United States citizens, the agenda shapes the diets of children and adults at work, school, […]


Ebola Warriors – Robots?

The worst Ebola epidemic in history continues to strike fear into every nation in the world. The raging virus that has run rampant through Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia has stretched menacingly into Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain, and even here in the United States. The West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia are […]


The World’s Deadliest Germs

Fever, muscle pain, vomiting and diarrhea, rash, internal and external bleeding. The symptoms may sound like a horror movie, but they are the very real symptoms of Ebola, a contagious tropical disease. The west African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leon, Liberia, and Nigeria currently face an Ebola outbreak. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported 660 […]


The Skinny on Trans Fats

Read any health report in recent years and the topic of trans fats (also referred to as “trans fatty acids”) frequently comes up. Trans fats or hydrogenated fats are created by a process of hydrogenation that is very bad for our health because (like saturated fat) they raise cholesterol levels. Trans fats, which have been […]


Smoking Stinks

Smoking was big news last week. On Wednesday, February 5, CVS announced that beginning in October, it would no longer sell cigarettes, cigars, and chewing tobacco. Representatives for the nation’s second largest drug-store chain cited its desire to focus on customers’ health—and smoking contradicts that goal. The decision is a bold one—CVS will likely lose […]


Our Body’s Lymphatic System

“Your body can regenerate. From brain cells to toe cells, your body can regenerate. If you want to regenerate tissue, you have got to move lymph.”  – Dr. Robert Morse, N.D., D.Sc. The lymphatic system, one of the most vital systems in the body, is essential for good health. It is closely related to our […]


Therapy and Assistance/Service Dogs

With great accuracy, a well-known adage tells us that, “Dogs are man’s best friend.” This old saying could easily be extrapolated to include women and children too. The truth is that many people are convinced that these four-pawed creatures are the kind of friends who can promote amazing changes and, in some cases, even work […]


The FDA Says Sayonara to Trans Fat

What do donuts, microwaveable popcorn, and frozen pizza have in common? If you answered that they are delicious, you are not alone. But, they are also among the most unhealthy foods for you. Donuts, microwaveable popcorn, and frozen pizza, along with fried or processed foods contain trans fats. On Thursday, November 7, 2013, the Food […]


Our Amazing Skin

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.                   ~ Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat, seventh secretary-general of the United Nations, 2001 Nobel Peace Prize   Our skin – strong enough to withstand everyday knocks and bruises, yet it is supple enough to allow movement. Our […]

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