Health Science Updates

Why Not Eating Bread May Kill You

Why Not Eating Bread May Kill You

Nov 3rd 2017 Posted by MDR

In an attempt to keep their weight down, many people skip whole grains completely. This is perfectly fine if you eat enough fruits and vegetables to provide an adequate fiber intake. Unfortunately if you don’t get the fiber you need you may be increasing your risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), the third most common form of cancer in the U.S. …
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How Fish May Make You Sick

How Fish May Make You Sick

Nov 3rd 2017 Posted by MDR

As we strive to eat a healthy diet, often we try to eat more fish. Salmon is a delicious rich source of omega-3 fatty acids that certainly can help maintain cardiovascular health. But there is an unexpected catch... if don’t cook your fish properly, or if you eat raw fish in sushi, you run the risk of ingesting parasitic worms.  Even l …
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The Surprising Food that Bolsters Immunity

The Surprising Food that Bolsters Immunity

Oct 19th 2017 Posted by MDR

Many lifestyle factors can weaken your immune system. If you don't get enough sleep, lack adequate nutrients, or if you are under stress, it can weaken your immune system. That's why the old saying is true: you should strive to "eat right, get plenty of rest, and exercise." But unfortunately that is not enough. Many people carry latent viru …
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Skipping Breakfast Doubles Risk of Heart Disease

Skipping Breakfast Doubles Risk of Heart Disease

Oct 15th 2017 Posted by MDR

Many people are in a rush today and often skip breakfast or don’t eat a proper high-protein nourishing meal. Researchers recently found that those who consume less than 5% of their caloric intake for breakfast have double the risk of subclinical artherosclerosis compared to people who have a high energy breakfast. Some people on diets think …
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​Can’t sleep? Try these natural foods.

​Can’t sleep? Try these natural foods.

Oct 6th 2017

With all the disasters and tragedies making headlines today, you may find it hard to go to sleep, especially after watching the evening news on television. There are some foods that actually contain ingredients that will help you sleep. For example, tart cherry juice is a natural source of melatonin, nature’s sleep hormone. You can get tart cherrie …
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