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21 Mar 2013

Hormonoly Yours…. Hormones and Your DNA.

If you’ve been keeping up with recent health news you’ve probably heard that hormone therapy may reduce the risk of dementia and possibly the onset of Alzheimer’s in some patients. Have a look at the full story here on the … Continue reading

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23 Mar 2012

The Effect Obesity Has On The Brain

Picture someone smart… in fact, go back through history and think of people that changed the course of the world as we know it. Da Vinci, Einstein, Kennedy, Thatcher. How many of them were overweight? The Effect of Obesity on … Continue reading

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3 Feb 2012

How Progesterone as a hormone influences weight loss.

Insulin resistance is defined as a condition in which the natural insulin hormone becomes either completely or slightly ineffective at lowering blood sugars in the body.  Insulin is a hormone produced by the cells located in the pancreas and is … Continue reading

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3 Feb 2012

Tips On Managing Heartburn and Reflux

Heartburn and reflux affects approximately one in five people in the western world. That’s fairly common knowledge. About the same number of people is affected by it at least once a week. If this is you, then there is probably … Continue reading

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23 Dec 2011

The Effect of a Mediterranean Diet on Depression

Have you ever wondered that your diet may have a profound effect on your mood and sense of well being?   Though no specific studies have been done to prove that a specific diet plan alone will work best in … Continue reading

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23 Dec 2011

The Effect of Exercise on Telomere Lengths.

Telomere lengths—- the biological clock of aging…. Several research studies have revealed that man could have a maximum lifespan of 125 years. Our health declines long before this maximum life span due to different factors. Several peer-view publications have evaluated … Continue reading

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23 Dec 2011

The Benefits of a Protein Packed Breakfast

According to the 2009 International Food Information Council Foundation’s Food & Health Survey, 93% Americans believe that breakfast indeed is the ‘most important meal of the day’. However, only 44% of them consume this meal. Not only is it important … Continue reading

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12 Dec 2011

It’s All In The Yolk

“What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” -Mark Twain I recently went out for breakfast,  and whilst scanning my options on the menu card, my glance … Continue reading

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31 Oct 2011

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Stress Will Really Hurt Me.

Well, it’s been a week now. For all the rugby aficionados, or those of us living in New Zealand; we can finally now breathe a collective sigh of relief. The All Blacks have finally been victorious at the Rugby World … Continue reading

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18 Oct 2011

Delaying Death With “D”

We have all heard about the ‘sunshine’ role of Vitamin D. The fact that it helps in bone health is something that is now well established. But now research has come out linking Vitamin D deficiency to adverse health consequences … Continue reading

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