Sugary sodas still a major factor in obesity   According to an article from Medline Plus on November 14,2017 the amount of sugary sodas we drink may be on decline. Yet the overall consumption of these drinks remains high.  Calories consumed are still too high and obesity is still on the rise.  Many of these calories are consumed from Sugar-Sweetened beverages and reducing these drinks can have a significant effect on obesity.  Many teens and young adults are consuming more than the recommended amount of added sugar set by the dietary guidelines for Americans.  Recommendations from The American Heart Association […]

Sodas A Major Factor in Obesity

  A Cure for Cancer? Claims across the internet abound promoting products to treat or cure many diseases such as cancer.  As consumers of these products it is important for us to do our own research before purchasing them.  Our own health or those of our loved ones could be severely affected by the choices we make.  Claims such as providing a cure should be looked at with skepticism.  Medical research has made wonderful progress and there are now treatments available that were never imagined years ago, and more research is being done to find new and improved treatments every […]

Cancer Cures and a Warning from the FDA

Health Issues Today I am not a nutritionist, a doctor, or a health care worker.  I am a mother, wife and friend.  Over the years, some of my family members have been diagnosed with diseases that have decreased their quality of life.  Many times, I have heard the doctors say things like you need to lose weight, reduce your salt intake, control your carbohydrate intake, your A1C number is too high, your triglycerides are too high, you have high cholesterol, and you are pre-diabetic.  I have heard all of these things and more. Many people have these same health issues today. […]

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