Preventing And Reversing Osteoporosis

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A Bone Health Lifestyle Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT - The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney Fall is glorious in my book.  I was up in New York a few weeks ago, and the trees were just changing – I was about a week too early for the best colors, but it was still beautiful. Then I ...

Is The Paleo Diet Bad For Your Heart?

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Is The Paleo Diet Bad For Your Gut? There is a lot to like about the Paleo diet: ·       It is a whole food diet. Any diet that eliminates sodas, junk foods, and highly processed foods is an improvement over the American diet. ·       It includes lots of vegetables and some fruits. ·       It helps you lose weight, and ...

Does Preconception Diet for Males Influence A Healthy Pregnancy?

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Is What’s Good For The Goose, Good For The Gander? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Women are bombarded with advice to eat a healthy diet, limit alcohol, and supplement with folic acid if they are even considering becoming pregnant. In fact, since some pregnancies are unplanned, many experts feel this advice should be extended to all women of ...

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Cancer Deaths?

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Why Are Vitamin D Studies So Confusing? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Does vitamin D supplementation reduce cancer deaths? When I was in graduate school (which was just a few decades ago), vitamin D was thought to be important for healthy bones and teeth, and that was about it. Its role in calcium metabolism was well established, but we ...

Hip Pain Causes

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Does Dehydration Make The Pain Worse? Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT –The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney   Let’s talk about something really serious – hydration!  Since our body is mostly water, averaging 50-65% of our body weight, hydration is vital for life. The balance between water and electrolytes plays a key in how our systems function, including ...

What’s Worse Saturated Fat or Sugar?

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What Causes Fatty Liver Disease? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   The great American food fight continues. The low fat enthusiasts tell you saturated fat is going to kill you. The low carb enthusiasts tell you saturated fat is fine. It’s sugar that’s going to kill you. You can find studies that support either viewpoint. And the story keeps changing. ...

Omega-3s During Pregnancy Are Healthy

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It’s Definite: Omega-3s Reduce Preterm Births Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   The role of omega-3s on a healthy pregnancy has been in the news for some time. Claims have been made that omega-3s reduce preterm births, postnatal depression, and improve cognition, IQ, vision, mental focus, language and behavior in the newborn as they grow. The problem is that almost ...

Will A Healthy Lifestyle Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Can Lifestyle Overcome Genetics? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Will a healthy diet help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are among the most feared diseases of aging. What use is it to have a healthy body, a loving family, and a successful career if you can’t remember any of it? You should be able ...

Can Plant-based Diets Be Unhealthy?

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Do Plant-Based Diets Reduce Heart Disease Deaths? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Plant-based diets have become the “Golden Boys” of the diet world. They are the diets most often recommended by knowledgeable health and nutrition professionals. I’m not talking about all the “Dr. Strangeloves” who pitch weird diets in books and the internet. I am talking legitimate experts ...

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