Category: Study

Ka'Chava
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Review: Ka’Chava – A New Health Drink

A few months ago, I received an email from Simon Malone, the founder of a new health drink called Ka’Chava, asking me to try his new drink and see what I thought. I decided to give it a try because I liked what I saw on the ingredient list. The ingredients were very clean and […]

Measuring Waist
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Sprint Away That Weight!

Summer is just around the corner and many of you are looking forward to heading to the local beach in your new bathing suit. However, when some of you look in the full length mirror, you might be disappointed by the way your bathing suit looks on you. It’s an all too common scenario. Too […]

Study
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Study: Breakthrough Research Shows Promise for Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Cerebral palsy, often abbreviated as CP in medical literature, is a term that encompasses a group of different motor conditions, which are non-progressive and are not contagious. It affects various area of the body and may limit a person’s ability to function normally, especially when it comes to movement. The specific causes of this condition […]

Study: Ditching & Keeping Off the Abdominal Fat
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Study: Ditching & Keeping Off the Abdominal Fat

Last year Tracy’s doctor told her that she needed to lose some weight, especially in her midsection (visceral fat).  He said it was an important step towards decreasing her risk of serious health conditions, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, both of which her family had a history. He had been concerned because […]

Study: More Protein, More Muscle?
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Study: More Protein, More Muscle?

Jamie was on a quest to gain more weight in the form of rippling muscles.  He was a tall guy, measuring in at 6 foot 4 inches (1.93 m), but only weighed 165 pounds (75 kg).  He wasn’t happy with his wiry look and wanted a stronger, more muscular physique.  In his mission to add […]

Study: Eating Blueberries for Antioxidants?  Skip the Milk.
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Study: Eating Blueberries for Antioxidants? Skip the Milk.

Over the past few years, Karen transitioned from an unhealthy diet to a much healthier one.  These days, she felt much less fatigued and much happier.  She was so happy with the results that she was determined to keep studying up on health, in order to make better and better food choices.  So, when she […]

Study: Swine Flu Combo Drug Treatments
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Study: Swine Flu Combo Drug Treatments

The flu season has arrived and H1N1 is in full bloom. Everywhere we turn, we hear about someone infected with “swine” flu.  Plus, the CDC is stating that the number of flu related hospitalizations and deaths is higher than normal for this time of year. Hopefully, you aren’t among those diagnosed with H1N1. If you […]

Study: Do Copper or Magnets Relieve Arthritis?
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Study: Do Copper or Magnets Relieve Arthritis?

The osteoarthritis in Betty’s hands got worse every year.  Her hands had become so stiff and painful that picking up her cup of coffee in the morning was becoming difficult.  It was so bad that when a distributor came to her door selling magnetic bracelets to cure arthritis, she bought one without even questioning if […]

Study: Coffee and Tea May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
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Study: Coffee and Tea May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Megan’s family has a history of type 2 diabetes.  Her mom, dad, older sister and aunt all have it and the doctors even said that the diabetes had contributed to both her father’s heart attack and her aunt’s nerve damage.  That was more than enough to scare Megan into learning as much about diabetes as […]

Study: Olive Oil May Fight Alzheimer's
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Study: Olive Oil May Fight Alzheimer’s

Of the many words that we dread hearing, one of the most dreaded is Alzheimer’s. Many people fear losing themselves or their family members to this degenerative brain disease that not only makes us forget who we are and the names of our friends and family, but is also fatal.  Alzheimer’s disease is no joke.  […]

Study: High Fat Foods Make You Hungrier
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Study: High Fat Foods Make You Hungrier

Jackie was doing everything in her power to stay on her weight loss plan, but it felt like her family and co-workers were constantly trying to sabotage it.  Her coworkers were constantly tempting her with cookies, cakes and donuts.  And her husband was not making it any easier.  Last week he brought home a carton […]

Study: Fat Gene No Guarantee of Obesity
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Study: Fat Gene No Guarantee of Obesity

Many people blame their weight on genetics.  After all, maybe their father and/or mother suffer from obesity.  Plus, in the last few years the news media has covered how scientists have identified a gene that is linked to obesity, called the fat mass and obesity associated gene (FTO), or as some like to call it […]

Study: To Lose Weight, Watch When You Eat
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Study: To Lose Weight, Watch When You Eat

Since losing weight takes willpower, foresight and planning, it can be challenging at times.  You have to reduce the calories you consume and take time to exercise more, so that you burn more calories than you consume. Unfortunately, according to researchers at Northwestern University, having a a successful weight loss program might be a little […]

Study: Coffee Aroma May Reduce Stress
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Study: Coffee Aroma May Reduce Stress

Whenever I enter a coffee shop, I find the smell of coffee intoxicating.  It is so rich, warm, inviting, relaxing and invigorating all at once that it feels like it must be a drug. There are so many different ways you could describe the wonderful scent of coffee. But what is it about the smell […]