Monthly Archives: June 2014

Food Allergies and Intolerances

A lot of confusion exists about the differences between food allergies and food intolerances. A food allergy is caused when the body’s immune system mistakes a food ingredient (usually a protein) as harmful and produces antibodies to fight it. The … Continue reading

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Does Weight Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk?

Does Weight Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk? Overall cancer rates for someone with a BMI of 40 or higher are about double that of someone with a BMI of 25 or below. It seems logical that since obesity increases the … Continue reading

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In the news

In the news Great new reason to exercise—exercise keeps skin younger and may even reverse skin aging! The wrinkles and sagging that happens as we age is due to a thickening of the outer layer of skin and a thinning … Continue reading

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It worked for me

It worked for me I pair up fruits and veggies with a little protein or fat to satisfy my family between meals. Peanut butter is a favorite with apples, bananas and celery. Hummus works well with any veggie. Yogurt or … Continue reading

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Spinach Poppy Seed Salad

Spinach Poppy Seed Salad 4 cups romaine lettuce, washed and chopped 4 cups spinach leaves, washed and chopped 4 cups green leaf lettuce, washed and chopped 1 cup mandarin oranges, packed in juice, drained 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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