While many reading this may have already gotten the flu, others have not are yet in the clear until May. The flu this year is no joke. It’s killed more kids this year than any other time in recent history. The recent flu is an H3N2 strain that’s particularly aggressive and was not successfully prevented… [Read More]

  About the Super Bowl, you are either excited to watch the game and root for your favorite team, looking forward to watching the halftime show with Justin Timberlake or you couldn’t care less about the whole thing. Oh yes, the commercials are a big draw too. Some of you may not even know what… [Read More]

What’s a dietary supplement? The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) defined a dietary supplement as either a vitamin, mineral, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes that people consume by mouth to supplement a diet in the effort to improve health. They come in the form of capsules, tablet, and powder. 1. Dietary supplements… [Read More]

(Picture of Tom Brady above from Boston Globe) I hate to admit; I like Tom Brady. A lot. For those of you who may not know who Tom Brady is. Let me explain. I love sports and enjoy watching the National Football League (NFL). Tom Brady plays for the New England Patriots, the arch nemesis… [Read More]

Recently the New York Times published an article titled: High-fat Diet May Fuel Spread of Prostate Cancer citing an animal study looking at the relationship of fats with this male disease. The association between dietary fats and cancer is not new. Back in the early nineteen forties, a researcher, Dr. Tannenbaum postulated that fats indeed… [Read More]

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