Blueberry Orange Walnut Scones

Lots of people cook, but not everyone can bake. There is something really wonderful about baking. I love the smell of aromatics from the kitchen, especially on a toasty morning with chilly briskness in the outside air. Using pastry flour adds an extra touch of yumminess, especially for those who eat carbs on rare occasions!... Continue Reading →

Alcohol Causes Cancer

Imagine that a sip of wine touches your lips.¬† It travels down the esophagus, stomach, intestines and is metabolized by the liver. And that's exactly where the future cancers lie: the lips, mouth, larynx (voice box), pharynx or upper throat, esophagus (the food pipe), stomach, colon, rectum, and the liver. Then add in breast cancer,... Continue Reading →

The Cost of US Healthcare

Americans spend significantly more on health care than other countries, upwards of $3.1 trillion per year (that's $3,100,000 million), yet our lifespan is not comparatively¬†long. Other countries with longer lifespans than the US include Canada, the UK and Sweden; and they all do it for less money. Cost of the Top 5 Major Conditions Diabetes... Continue Reading →

5 Supplements and Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer affects 1 in 6 men, and is estimated to be the cause of 29% of all new cancer diagnoses.¬† The incidence is increasing due to increased screening with both the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test and the digital rectal exam (although controversy remains about the value of the PSA test used alone).... Continue Reading →

Your Health is Your Wealth

During your golden years, healthcare will very likely be your biggest expense. By the time you get done reading this article, you will surely understand the inevitability and wisdom of spending cash on healthcare. That's because you worked hard for decades to save money for retirement. The question is this: When you are over age... Continue Reading →

Paleo Muffins

Are you on the run in the morning? Best to grab some weekday morning protein to start off your day, and this is a surefire way to do it in style: Paleo muffins! Use this recipe on a Saturday or Sunday morning, and feel free to store muffins in the refrigerator. Use organic eggs and... Continue Reading →

What’s a Normal Testosterone Level?

Men and women normally produce testosterone. The normal functions of testosterone in men include sex drive or libido, sperm production, increased muscle mass, increased energy and vitality, as well as human behavior aspects of aggression and being competetive. In men, a low testosterone level leads to unwanted side effects that can severely hamper quality of... Continue Reading →

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When my grandmother died of diabetes, she was getting dialysis three days a week. I swore that I would never get diabetes. Five years ago, I was given the diagnosis of Pre-diabetes and I changed everything I did: I'm 40 lbs lighter, have more energy, and now I pass it on to you. ~ Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD

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