Tagged: disease

The Power of a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle does more than affect your physical appearance. Making healthy choices every day will also increase your chance at longevity and strengthen your emotional health.

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Salt: Friend or Foe?

New York City, as recently as November 30th of 2015, placed a warning symbol on many high salt dishes (higher than 3400 mg sodium) on the menus of its local restaurants. For example, two of the most popular, but salty, menu items were a Cheddar Bacon Burger and a Buffalo Chicken Salad, which respectively had 4280 mg […]

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How to Break Through Mental Barriers to Accomplish Your Goals

Many of us have lost weight at some point in our lives. But not quite so many have kept it off. So today, let’s explore one of the reasons you might be on a roller coaster. Sure, food tastes good, and thankfully, here in America, it’s plenty. We are, for the most part, genetically programmed to […]

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It’s a Wrap! Best Food Choices for Cancer Prevention

If you have been following my posts over the past few months, you’ll know that what you eat matters not only for your waistline, but also when it comes to your overall health and disease prevention. But, in case you are new here, and don’t have a moment to browse through my prior posts, here’s a […]

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The 7 Color Food Groups That Help Fight Cancer

As mentioned in my previous blog post, scientists have identified naturally occurring substances in foods that have the power to defuse potential carcinogens. Some of these substances are thought to seek out dangerous toxins and eradicate them from the body, before they cause damage. Cellular repair and protective services become available through these foods as […]

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The Link Between Diet & the Development of Some Diseases

How does diet affect certain disease processes? Can our diet choices have an effect on our personal health risk outcomes? Many factors influence the development of diseases like cancer. Over the past 25 years, science has shown that diet, physical activity, and body weight—especially being overweight or obese—are major risk factors for developing certain types […]

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