A Tomato a Day Keeps the Heart Doctor Away

By | 2017-11-30T22:58:10-05:00 November 2nd, 2017|Anti-Aging, Cardiovascular Health, FRONT PAGE|

By Dr T. Jared Bunch, MD Most people have heard the advice, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” This bit of advice is over a century old. The first version recorded was in the 1866 edition of Notes and Queries which states, “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” In general, substituting a fiber-rich apple for high calorie foods, sweets, or processed products [...]

Alzheimer’s Facts 2017

By | 2017-11-22T20:09:42-05:00 August 11th, 2017|FRONT PAGE, Healthy Brain and Mental Fitness|

PREVALENCE The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing — and growing fast. An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease. Of the estimated 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's dementia in 2017, an estimated 5.3 million are age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals are under age 65 and have younger-onset Alzheimer's. One in 10 people age 65 and older (10 percent) has Alzheimer's [...]

Adopt A Healthy Diet!

By | 2017-11-22T19:37:53-05:00 August 11th, 2017|FRONT PAGE, Healthy Brain and Mental Fitness|

Eating a heart-healthy diet benefits both your body and your brain. In general, this is a diet that is lower in saturated fats. Research in the area of the relationship between diet and cognitive functioning is somewhat limited, but it does point to the benefits of two diets in particular: the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet and the Mediterranean diet. These diets can help reduce heart disease and may [...]

13 Surprising Facts About Testosterone

By | 2017-11-22T20:27:43-05:00 July 6th, 2017|FRONT PAGE, Men's Health|

By Anne Harding:  More than a male hormone –  When most people hear the word testosterone, they think of aggressive behavior. There is a link between the two—at least in competitive situations, such as with a peer or for a sexual partner. However, there appears to be a subtler interplay between testosterone and behavior in other types of situations—in both men and women. Here are a few facts about the "male hormone." [...]

You MUST Cut Down on Sugar – Important Tips for Everyone, not just Diabetics

By | 2017-11-22T19:45:08-05:00 December 8th, 2015|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, FRONT PAGE|

  Keeping tabs on how much sugar you’re swallowing is an important part of a heart-healthy lifestyle, especially if you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The empty calories from added sugars in desserts, some drinks and candy can lead to spikes in blood glucose levels. The good news is that cutting down on sugar may be easier than you think. Eating too many of these empty calories has many health effects, the most obvious [...]

Do you understand free radicals and oxidative stress? And how harmful they can be to our bodies and mind…

By | 2017-11-22T19:18:16-05:00 October 2nd, 2015|Anti-Aging, FRONT PAGE|

Oxygen. It's essential to our planet's life force, and the way we breathe, function, and stay healthy. Without it, our organs couldn't function. We wouldn't be able to live. However, oxygen also plays a vital role in the breakdown of our body's functionality - but only if we're not keeping ourselves in balance and free of toxins. Let's see why. What is oxidative stress? Oxidative stress, simply put, is the damage [...]