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Diet Healthy With The Healthiest Diet on the Planet

Diet Healthy For a Longer Life It’s a lot easier to find another fad diet than it is to diet healthy. As noted in my last post about the ways that obesity ages you faster (“5 Ways Obesity Ages You Fast“), there’s no disputing the direct and causal link between obesity and disease. There’s also […]

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5 Ways Obesity Ages You Fast

Obesity – Old Before Your Time The link between obesity and various diseases has been well-established. Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease are the best recognized diseases that are linked directly to obesity. But there’s a long list of diseases that are triggered or accelerated by the adverse biological processes caused by obesity. These include […]

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Hospital Feeding Frenzy To Hire Docs

What Hospital-Physician Realignment Means For You If you’ve been hit with a hospital “facility fee” for a doctor’s office visit (see “Hospital Scams About To Explode“), you may not be happy to learn that similar medical bill padding lay in store for most Americans. That’s because the hottest thing in healthcare these days is hospitals […]

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Ten Little Known Facts About Managing Disease

Confusing Health & Healthcare  In Managing Disease Mainstream medicine has proven woefully inadequate at managing disease despite its relative success in treating urgent medical conditions with often life-saving results. This failure to better manage chronic medical conditions helps explain why 75% of America’s healthcare spending is for chronic medical conditions that are largely mismanaged. It’s […]

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Obesity and Cancer

Obesity Increases Cancer Risk and Severity The association between obesity and cancer is less well understood and appreciated by both doctors and the general public than the better known links between obesity and cardiovascular disease and diabetes. According to a review of cancer developments regarding obesity and cancer in an oncology newsletter, there are several […]

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Belly Fat – The Enemy Within

Belly Fat May Be Worse Than Obesity The silly science behind the recent report that being overweight, including the excess belly fat that usually accompanies it, may not be much of a health threat after all was discussed in a previous post (see “Weight Loss Fallacies and Fraudulent Science“). This post seeks to draw your […]

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Weight Loss Fallacies and Fraudulent Science

Weight Loss May Still Be Needed If you’ve been struggling with weight loss, you may have been reassured by the recent news of a study suggesting that being overweight isn’t really such a big deal after all. Several weeks into the new year, maybe you’ve already slipped in that New Year’s weight loss resolution and […]

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Healthy Lifestyle Changes Reduce Healthcare Dependence – Part 2

Commit To Learning About Healthy Lifestyle Changes Our collective need for healthy lifestyle changes may be nowhere more compelling than with the unending growth in Alzheimer’s Disease. The latest estimates are that the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease will triple by the year 2050. There’s plenty of evidence that the best way to avoid Alzheimer’s Disease […]

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Healthy Lifestyle Changes Reduce Healthcare Dependence

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Are The Answer  Smart medical consumers know the importance of healthy lifestyle changes. They also know we don’t need to wait for the medical profession or the government to figure out a solution to the chronic disease epidemics that threaten to bankrupt the country. We can take the bull-by-the-horn ourselves with healthy […]

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Navigating Medical Nuance – Disease, Un-ease & Uncertainty

Grappling With Medical Uncertainty  I’m now living in the land of medical uncertainty – as in waiting for lab test results for the eight polyps removed during my colonoscopy yesterday. We all experience this, sooner or later – first for loved ones, then for ourselves. It’s impossible not to consider your own mortality during such […]

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