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Incompatible Food and Drug Mixes

Many natural foods don’t mix well with medications Many don’t realize some foods can interact badly with prescription drugs when consumed together.  Those that fail to read the dietary warning’s listed on specific pharmaceutical labels, or disregard the prescription use instructions can cause risk to the body. Listed below are 7 common prescription drugs and foods that when consumed together can increase health risk and/or cause severe ill-health side effects.  There are many chemical reactions that (more…)

Steroids in Our Milk and Disease Connection

Concerned about steroids in our dairy products? What to do about it.     Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) and Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rBSH) are naturally occurring hormones found in dairy cows.  These hormones are also genetically engineered and were approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FSA) in 1993.  It is a lab engineered technology that is produced by scientists and of great concern to consumer watchdogs.  These manmade steroids are used in the dairy (more…)

Is Drinking Too Much Water Dangerous to Your Health?

Water is the Elixir of Life As I learned many years ago, if your urine is too yellow, you’ve not drank enough water.  If it is clear, you’re well hydrated.  I actually use this as an indicator when I need to hydrate during hard physical work.  Fortunately for me, I’m not concerned about over hydration, I’m more concerned about under hydration.  It is surprising how many people know very little about their bodies hydration needs (more…)

Our Food is Making Us Fat and Causing Disease

As I walk down the aisles of supermarkets today, I note the ever increasing beautifully packaged products. I’m also aware the consumer has greater choice in canned, bottled and packaged products. Then I reflect to when I was a kid going through the grocery stores of the times. I instantly recall the processed food selections were few in comparison. And the canned foods I enjoyed during my youth compared to the similar products today has (more…)

Just Admit It, You’re Fat

For Each Day That Passes a New Beginning is Possible Many of you will go through your day and not give a second thought to the calories you consume, and for others this is all you think about.  And as the days pass, so do the weeks, months and eventually years as pounds are gained.  At some point you’ll have to “just admit it and say, I’m fat.”  But not without first going through denial (more…)

Epidemiology Provides Ill-Health Prevention & Centurion Wisdom

    In a nut shell, epidemiology is the study of illness and disease affecting a population’s health.  It is also an applied science specific to the incidence of disease in populations as opposed to the individual.  I believe basic knowledge of this highly specialized job can provide individuals with a better understanding in prevention of disease and relative-timely medical referrals for ill-health conditions.  My point is if we could learn how to use specific data (more…)

Ikaria Lifestyle Boasts Longest Living People

Realizing the importance of super foods, clean environment, exercise, healthy lifestyle choices, work load balance, pain management benefits on overall health, etc., it is interesting to note longevity cultures are alive and well without the medical resources that are plentiful here.  How is it with all of our medical resources we can’t boast of achieving the longest living people?  Yet a small Greek island people can boast of many that live well past a hundred years (more…)

Diet and Weight Loss Simple through Deprivation?

Q.  Do you know of any way I could lose weight and stick to the plan without dreading it?  It seems like every time I go through the diet process it’s boring, grueling and depressing.  I’m gaining more weight instead of losing, this is very frustrating.   I usually quit trying to lose weight for long periods of time and then begin to think about unsafe diet short cuts.  Is there any way to lose fat (more…)