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Celery and Cancer Cells Mortality.

By Dr. Youdeem | Jun 3, 2013 |

Celery and Cancer Cells Mortality. One way cancer cells thrive is by simply not dying as other cells are pre-programmed to do. Apigenin, a compound found in plant based foods like parsley and celery, has been observed in a laboratory setting to re-educate breast cancer cells to die as scheduled. Ohio State University, May 2013

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Asthma?

By Dr. Youdeem | Jun 3, 2013 |

Asthma? A review of published literature shows that patients with asthma who incorporate chiropractic care into their current asthma treatment plan may experience a decrease in the severity of their symptoms. Logan College of Chiropractic, December 2012

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Only 1 in 5 Adults…

By Dr. Youdeem | Jun 3, 2013 |

Only 1 in 5 Adults… Only 20% of American adults perform the recommended amount of exercise as outlined in federal guidelines. Adults should get at least two and a half hours each week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (like walking), or one hour and 15 minutes each week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity (like jogging), or a…

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Just One Meal.

By Dr. Youdeem | Jun 3, 2013 |

Just One Meal. A single fatty meal can cause the heart to beat harder and increase blood pressure. Researchers analyzed the effects of eating a high-fat fast food meal (42 grams of fat) and eating a meal with no more than 1.3 grams of fat. When subjected to a series of standard stress tests, those…

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Heart and Brain Function.

By Dr. Youdeem | Jun 3, 2013 |

Heart and Brain Function. People with the greatest risk for heart disease performed 50% worse on cognitive tests when compared to people with the lowest risk profile. Diabetes, bad cholesterol, and smoking were all negatively linked to poor cognitive scores. Stroke, May 2013

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Suicide Rates Rise!

By Dr. Youdeem | Jun 3, 2013 |

Suicide Rates Rise! Suicide rates among middle-aged (35-65) Americans have risen 28% in the past 10 years with the largest increase among people in their 50s at nearly 50%. Suicide deaths have become more common than deaths from car crashes. In 2010, there were 33,687 deaths from car crashes  and 38,364 suicides in the United…

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Sleep Well.

By Dr. Youdeem | May 27, 2013 |

Sleep Well. Increasing the number of hours adolescents sleep each night may reduce the prevalence of adolescent obesity. A recent study shows that fewer hours of sleep is associated with greater increases in adolescent body mass index (BMI) for participants between 14 and 18 years old. Increasing sleep from 8 to 10 hours per day…

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Satisfied Low Back Pain Patients.

By Dr. Youdeem | May 27, 2013 |

Satisfied Low Back Pain Patients. Patients with chronic low-back pain treated by chiropractors showed greater improvement and satisfaction after one month of care than patients treated by family physicians. Satisfaction scores were higher for chiropractic patients. A higher proportion of chiropractic patients (56% vs. 13%) reported that their low-back pain was better or much better,…

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More Reasons.

By Dr. Youdeem | May 27, 2013 |

More Reasons. Exercise helps to retard bone loss as you age, thereby reducing your risk of developing osteoporosis. Exercise also helps improves pain tolerance and mood if you already suffer from osteoarthritis. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health, 1996

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So How Much Salt and Potassium Should You Consume?

By Dr. Youdeem | May 27, 2013 |

So How Much Salt and Potassium Should You Consume? The World Health Organization recommends adults should reduce salt intake to 5g per day and consume at least 3210mg of potassium per day. World Health Organization, January 2013

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