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The Good Kind of Fat

The Good Kind of Fat

A recently published study tells us with scientific proof what the Functional Medicine community has been telling people for years about the balance of omega-6 and omega 3 ratios in our diets.

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Benadryl Increases Risk of Dementia

Benadryl Increases Risk of Dementia

In a report just published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers found convincing evidence that frequent and long-term use of anticholinergic drugs increase the risk of dementia. This makes sense because anticholinergic drugs block the action of acetylcholine, an excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain. Acetylcholine plays a role in a wide variety of neurological functions, including learning and memory.

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Health benefits hidden in your holiday cranberries!

Health benefits hidden in your holiday cranberries!

Recent studies show cranberries offer great health benefits. Adding cranberry foods to your diet may help prevent UTI’s and ulcers associated with E. coli and H. pylori, as well as offering other benefits that require more research. Since eating cranberries daily is often difficult and cranberry juices tend to be sugar-loaded, adding a cranberry supplement can help meet our health goals.

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Fighting Breast Cancer with Fiber

Fighting Breast Cancer with Fiber

Since October is breast cancer awareness month, let's look at how to reduce the risk of breast cancer. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Every year about 230,000 are diagnosed with breast cancer, and about 40,000 die from it. That risk can be decreased with 3 lifestyle changes.

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3 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

3 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Since October is breast cancer awareness month, let's look at how to reduce the risk of breast cancer. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Every year about 230,000 are diagnosed with breast cancer, and about 40,000 die from it. That risk can be decreased with 3 lifestyle changes.

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