Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Health Guides

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Does Saturated Fat Really Cause Heart Disease?

I was fortunate to discuss saturated fat and its connection to heart disease with Dr. Jonny Bowden. Dr. Bowden is a board-certified nutritionist and author of 14 books including The Great Cholesterol Myth co-authored with cardiologist Stephen Sinatra. He explains that “I’m out to rehabilitate the reputation of saturated... Read moreChevron

posted 03/03/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Taking Care of Yourself with RA

We are having yet another “interesting” winter. In my neck of the woods (Toronto, Canada), it has been 37 days since the temperatures were above freezing. That’s a really long time of being cold without a break. Much of the rest of North America has also been seeing some extremely wintry weather, Boston being one of the... Read moreChevron

posted 02/26/2015, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

New Cell Discovery May Be First Step in Diabetes Prevention

Within the complexity of type 1 diabetes, there are many roads to walk down to clearly understand how all the pieces of the endocrine system come together to permanently hobble our beta cells that make insulin. Immunology is where all of that happens. 

 

Those of us who are armchair immunologists have hoped that drug... Read moreChevron

posted 02/03/2015, comments (0)|
Maryee

Maryee, Health Guide

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I am in my mid-40s, have kids, work full-time, & manage our home.

Addictive Additives in Food

We have a tremendous obesity problem in our country today, with one in every three adults being either overweight or obese. It seems odd to me that no other generation in our lifetime faced this in such incredible numbers. There has to be something to this that has come about in recent decades. It makes me think that with the introduction of... Read moreChevron

posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro

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Dietitian

Detox Diets: Are They A Good Idea?

With the start of 2012, you may have made a pledge to shed the extra pounds you've gain over the last year.

Recently, I've heard a lot of people saying they intend to go on a "detox diet," as soon as the New Year begins.

But, is that a wise move?

For the most part, the only thing detox products help you to... Read moreChevron

posted 12/31/2011, comments (0)|