Omega 3 Supplementation And Heart Disease Risk

fish and fish oil

How Can You Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease? I understand your confusion. One month the headlines say that omega 3 supplementation reduces the risk of heart disease. The next month headlines claim that omega 3 supplements are worthless. What is the truth about omega 3 supplementation and heart disease risk? Let me start by sharing the ...

The Effect Of Vitamin D On Childhood Development

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Is Vitamin D Important During Pregnancy? If you are parents, you want the best for your child. It can be nerve wracking when your child doesn’t meet the expected developmental milestones. When I saw a recent study titled “Association of maternal vitamin D status in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children” ( AL Darling et al, ...

Diet And Cancer Risk

Magic Wand

What Can You Do To Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer? It seems like everyone has a magic pill, essential oil, food, or diet that prevents cancer. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that all the claims can’t be true. No wonder you are confused. You want to know: Which of these claims are true? ...

Which Foods Affect Stroke Risk?

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Why Is Diet And Stroke Risk So Confusing? One day we are told vegetarian diets reduce our stroke risk. The next day we are told they increase stroke risk. It’s the same with red meat, dairy, and eggs. We keep getting mixed messages. It’s enough to make your head spin. Why is diet and stroke risk ...

Does Diet Affect Sperm Quality?

Enjoying Red Meat

Do Real Men Eat Meat? Meat has a certain mystique among some men. They believe real men eat meat, especially red meat. The belief is that eating red meat makes them bigger, stronger, and more virile. In that world view, vegetarianism is effeminate. How much of that is true? Let’s start by looking at the bigger and ...

Could A Probiotic Supplement Make You Healthier?

Myth Buster

What Is The Truth About Our Microbiome? Our gut bacteria, often referred to as our microbiome, are a “hot” topic in today’s world. They have been in the news a lot in recent years. If you believe the headlines, the right gut bacteria can make you smarter, healthier, and cure what ails you. They appear to ...

Relief From Plantar Fasciitis Pain

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Get Rid Of Foot Pain And Enjoy Running Again Sometimes I like to start my blog with ideas I think you may find helpful. This year, I’m not only writing goals, I’m doing something that was suggested by Pegine Echevarria.  I’m looking back on last year and writing down as many of my successes as I ...

Is The Impossible Burger Healthy For You?

Vegan Burger

Is The Impossible Burger Healthy For the Planet? Americans love their meat. In 2018 we averaged over 200 pounds of meat per person. If we just focus on beef, we eat about 54 pounds per year. That’s equivalent to four quarter pounders a week! But we are also getting the message that too much meat, especially red ...

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