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Mistaken Associations

The airwaves bring forth celebrities who’ve lost weight using this meal plan or that one.  The billboards and newspaper ads talk about losing thirty pounds in thirty days or a guaranteed two pounds per week, or any one of a number of gimmicks.  Everyone is hawking their wares and boosting their bottom lines by talking […]

Food Choices are Critical Following a Cancer Diagnosis

The following post was written by Jillian McKee, Outreach Coordinator at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, and used with her permission A healthy diet is a critical part of your healing and recovery after facing a cancer diagnosis. The power of nutrition is not to be underestimated when nourishing your body towards rehabilitation from cancers such as […]

Balancing Act

In response to the obesity problem in this country and the “quick fix” attitude that most Americans have, the low carb diet is becoming ever more popular.  When you deprive your body of carbohydrates through diet, the liver responds by creating carbohydrates from proteins – through a process known as glycogenesis – by removing the […]