From the monthly archives:

January 2014

…Is everyone’s goal, when asked. But a recent study on American weight has found that over a quarter of Americans are obese, and even in healthier states the obesity rate is still around 20%, and that’s not even including overweight people! Even most thinner people struggle with either their weight or their health (because you […]

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Treating mental illness and other disorders means more than treating just the brain, according to a growing body of research and data. Scientists have started to look for inflammation in people with mood and mental disorders, and have found an overwhelming correlation between inflammation markers and illnesses and people with mental illnesses (and I mean […]

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If you live in the Southwest, beware that your flu-like may not be flu, they may be Valley Fever. Valley Fever is an airborne disease spread by the dry dust of the Southwest, and since last May, cases have been on the rise. Two factors are at work: first, over the last decade, the Southwest […]

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More Than An Antioxidant…

January 28, 2014

People take Omega-3 fatty acids for lots of reasons. It has super antioxidant power (it balances out the Omega-6 found in fried foods, which most Americans get too much of), may help with varicose veins, may be beneficial when added to treatments of mental states like depression, ADHD, and autism, and it may even reduce […]

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You Can’t Cheat The Flu

January 27, 2014

Whether you take acetaminophen or another fever lowering drug (or a cough syrup, anticongestant, etc. that has that ingredient) it’s important to remember you aren’t curing yourself, you’re just treating the symptoms. And, in fact, you may be increasing the duration of your illness as well as spreading it to others. High fevers are dangerous, […]

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