Obesity has become an epidemic in the U.S.. Unlike popular belief that it is the monopoly of certain ethnic groups or those poorly educated, obesity is actually hitting all groups of Americans, said a new report.
All Americans have been getting fatter at about the same rate for the past 25 Continue reading »
By Dr. Deanna Minich
One of the biggest, unrecognized sources of toxicity is travel.
There are many layers of chemicals stacking up as you go from home to your destination: Continue reading »
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A new study has found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people.
An international team, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Continue reading »
Too much sodium in the diet increases the risk for high blood pressure, stroke, heart failure, osteoporosis, stomach cancer and kidney disease.
That’s why the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a guideline for sodium intake — less than 2300mg/day for healthy individuals under 50 years old, and Continue reading »