The Golden Rules

Enough Is Enough

Guallar and colleagues (I) conclude that “the case is closed-supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with (most) mineral or vitamin supplements has no clear benefit and might even be harmful.” However, they ignore decades of nutrition research and diet monitoring of the U.S. population co reach chis misleading conclusion. Although a well-balanced diet is the […]

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Reconnect with your Appetite for Successful Weight Control

Achieving a healthy weight can no doubt be a challenge, and maintaining a healthy weight can be even more of a challenge. The equation for weight control, “calories in vs. calories out” is so simple, yet there are multiple factors that play a role in controlling our intake which in turn helps control weight. You […]

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Exercise: One Component in Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

If you toss and turn like so many people in our fast-paced society, you may have already given some thought to why sleep seems to be so elusive. While you’re experimenting with changes to your environment, like adding some soothing sounds of the sea, and maybe saving that late-night bowl of chili for a better […]

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer: Is There a Risk?

In July 2013, a survey was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute entitled “Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer Risk”; the researchers measured the levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood of the study group and proposed a correlation to an increased risk of prostate cancer. Of the men in […]