Do Organic Foods Decrease Cancer Risk?

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Is Eating Organic Worth The Cost? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Millions of Americans choose organic foods whenever possible. However, organic foods are expensive, and some experts claim they are a waste of money. That is why recent headlines claiming that eating organic foods decrease cancer risk have created such a stir. I will look at the study ...

Warm Up Before Stretching

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Avoid Muscle Pain Before It Starts Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT –The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney   Happy Thanksgiving! November is the month that reminds us to be grateful for all the blessings we enjoy because we are Americans.  Of course, we should be grateful every day for the freedoms we have in this beautiful country! Have you ...

Is Our Microbiome Affected By Exercise?

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Microbiome Mysteries Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney In a recent post,  What is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important,  of “Health Tips From The Professor” I outlined how our microbiome, especially the bacteria that reside in our intestine, influences our health. That influence can be either good or bad depending on which species of bacteria populate our ...

Are Vitamin D Supplements Worthless?

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Are We Asking The Right Question? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   We have been told that vitamin D is a miraculous “must have” vitamin. We have been told it’s not just important for healthy bones. It’s also important for a strong immune system, heart health, protection from cancer, and many other health benefits. We have been told that ...

How Long Do the Benefits of Supplements Last?

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Can Supplements Set You On A Path Towards A Healthier Life? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   A recent study (U Alehagen et al, PLOS One, April 11, 2018, 1-15 ) reported that the heart benefits of supplementation with coenzyme Q10 and selenium persisted for 12 years after supplementation ended. You would have thought a story like that would ...

High Protein Diets and Weight Loss

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Do High Protein Diets Reduce Fat And Preserve Muscle? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Are high protein diets your secret to healthy weight loss? There are lots of diets out there – high fat, low fat, Paleolithic, blood type, exotic juices, magic pills and potions. But recently, high protein diets are getting a lot of press. The ...

Are Probiotics Bad For You?

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Are Probiotics Worthless? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Probiotics (friendly gut bacteria) are all the rage. There is big money to be made, so the internet is ablaze with all the amazing things probiotics can do for you. Of course, most of those articles are posted by companies wanting to sell you their miracle mixture of probiotic bacteria. In ...

Do Omega-3s Reduce Heart Disease Risk

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Omega-3 Confusion Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  This article includes updates as of October 2, 2018.  First, here is the earlier information. Do omega-3s reduce heart disease risk? Perhaps there is nothing more controversial in nutrition today than omega-3 fatty acids and heart disease risk. It is so confusing. One day you are told they reduce heart disease risk. The ...

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Does Magnesium Optimize Vitamin D Levels?

Posted February 12, 2019 by Dr. Steve Chaney

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The Case For Holistic Supplementation Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Does magnesium optimize vitamin D levels? One of the great mysteries about vitamin D is the lack of correlation between vitamin D intake and blood levels of its active metabolite, 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Many people who consume RDA levels of vitamin D from foods and/or supplements end up with low ...