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When life is too sweet

When life is too sweet

Too many times “free speech” becomes a rallying cry for helping the population become sicker.

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Going FAR to prevent diabetes

Going FAR to prevent diabetes

Walk after meals. Stand and move after you eat. You’ve probably heard this advice somewhere. But does it really work?

September 9, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Go FAR to prevent diabetes

Go FAR to prevent diabetes

Walk after meals. Stand and move after you eat. You’ve probably heard this advice somewhere. But does it really work?
If the goal is preventing diabetes, it seems to prove true – at least for a group of folks studied at George Washington University.

July 29, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

The nuts and grease (bolts) of the Mediterranean diet

The nuts and grease (bolts) of the Mediterranean diet

Many doctors now are slowly adopting the philosophy that it is not about the fat but about the sugar in our modern processed diet that causes heart disease and stroke

April 22, 2013 | Posted in Key Health, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

The truth behind (diet) soda

The truth behind (diet) soda

Unfortunately, diet soda is more in vogue than ever.The average American drinks about two cans of this stuff every day which is up by 25% during the last decade. Knowing what I know now, I was shocked when I saw a 4 year old child gulping down a can of Coke Zero on the beach

March 11, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke survivors and their loved ones know this: stroke does not discriminate. When people think about someone having a stroke, they immediately think about elderly people or possibly drug users, but that is simply no longer the case.

May 3, 2012 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Be mindful with carbohydrate consumption

Be mindful with carbohydrate consumption

Excess insulin causes a range of maladies. People have the choice of managing their insulin or not.

February 4, 2012 | Posted in Key Health | Read More »

5 things to learn from Paula Deen’s diabetes

5 things to learn from Paula Deen’s diabetes

Paula Deen has diabetes — for three years. Just as in the movie “Casablanca,” people are shocked! Shocked! But before demonizing Ms. Deen and her butter-filled southern recipes, let’s look at what the public should gain from this overhyped, simplified media story:

January 24, 2012 | Posted in Key Health | Read More »

In praise of coffee

In praise of coffee

For centuries coffee has been praised and vilified for its health and social benefits. Bach wrote a cantata depicting a young woman willing to give up most things in life for her very expensive, imported brew. That caffeine is addictive has been known for centuries. Yet now coffee is praised for lowering insulin levels and decreasing uric acid levels. It’s said to provide the American population perhaps half the anti-oxidants in its diet.

July 2, 2010 | Posted in Key Health | Read More »