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HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Can Fast Food Ever Be Healthy?

Concerned consumers and health and nutrition experts have been begging food manufacturers and fast food restaurants to improve the nutrition and caloric profiles of their foods.  Experts, politicians and consumer... Read moreChevron

posted 06/01/2015, comments (0)|
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Ginger Holds Promise for Migraine Relief

June is Migraine Awareness Month and research shows that ginger may soon be a first line of treatment for migraine sufferers.  Ginger has been used by traditional Chinese and Indian medicine for over 25 centuries. It grows in warm tropical climates as a tall perennial with grass-like leaves. It is the underground root that is used for... Read moreChevron

posted 06/01/2015, comments (0)|
HealthGal

HealthGal, Health Guide

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Dark Chocolate's Secret Ingredient

Dark chocolate is a snack you’re routinely told you can go ahead and enjoy.  Dark chocolate contains stearic acid, a saturated fat that doesn’t raise cholesterol, antioxidants called polyphenols associated with decreasing the risk of coronary artery disease (heart disease), as well as magnesium, copper, zinc and iron. ... Read moreChevron

posted 05/30/2015, comments (0)|
Carmen Roberts, RD.

Carmen Roberts, RD., Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian

Healthy Seasonal Summer Food

Now that the warm weather has finally arrived, we can look forward to eating fresh, local produce.  Here are some of the healthiest foods that are in season this summer that you can have on your dinner table tonight:

 

Strawberries

Strawberries... Read moreChevron

posted 05/29/2015, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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Alzheimer's Caregiver

Sarcopenia Threatens Muscle Strength as We Age

Have you heard about sarcopenia? I hadn't heard this term before, but it’s a word that older members of this community should add to their vocabulary since it’s something we face as we age.


The International Osteoporosis Foundation defines sarcopenia as... Read moreChevron

posted 05/28/2015, comments (0)|

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