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Health And Wellness

10 Ways to Lower Cancer Risk *

Posted: Aug 09 in cancer, Health And Wellness by

Did you know that cancer is the second most common cause of death in American adults, second only to heart disease? There are many kinds of cancer, and many causes ranging from genetic risk to environmental exposures. Nevertheless, there are many things you can do to reduce your risk both of getting cancer and of […]

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The Link Between Obesity and Cancer *

Posted: Oct 06 in Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine by

There are 236 medical problems related to obesity. Of these, 13 are cancers. And the American Society of Clinical Oncology estimates that 40% of all cancers are weight-related. Obesity-related Cancers The cancers known to be weight-related include: Meningioma Esophagus Multiple Myeloma Kidneys Uterus Ovaries Thyroid Breast Liver Stomach Gallbladder Pancreas Colon / Rectum How do […]

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The Obesity Pandemic *

Posted: Sep 02 in coronavirus, Health And Wellness, Obesity Medicine by

While most of the news and attention these days has been directed at the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention has been spent on the obesity pandemic, in spite of the fact that there are many similarities between the two. Obesity Prevalence has Doubled to Tripled Obesity rates across America (and the world) have doubled to tripled […]

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Tips to Increase Daily Movement *

Posted: Feb 17 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness by

Current evidence suggests that keeping weight off requires a lot of daily physical activity. Oftentimes, people think that this needs to be “exercise.” Well, believe it or not, it doesn’t! What is physical activity? Obviously, exercise counts as physical activity – running, walking, biking, weights, yoga, Pilates, rowing, swimming, skiing, hiking… There is certainly no […]

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Eggs: To eat, or not to eat. That is the question! *

Posted: Jan 26 in Health And Wellness, Nutrition by

For decades, people have debated whether or not it is healthy to eat eggs. I remember long heated discussions with my grandmother about this very issue back when I was in medical school. “Eat eggs – they are filling with lots of protein and healthy!” she would say. I’d reply, “Yeah, but what about the […]

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