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DCIS: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (November 2019)

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ refers to abnormal cells contained within the milk ducts. Since it has not spread outside of the milk ducts, it is classified as non-invasive.   Many oncologists refer to it as stage 0 breast cancer. You may not feel anything, like a lump, but...

Nutritional Tips for Athletes (September 2019)

  Protein: Protein helps maintain and support muscle formation and repairs within the human body. It can also help with energy. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, they suggest that athletes should consume between 0.5 to 0.8 grams of protein per pound...

What’s hiding behind your blood sugar? (August 2019)

You don’t just wake up one day and become diabetic.  In fact, there are virtually no symptoms that you may experience in early stages or in the pre-diabetes stage.  But then one day your annual blood tests come back and your doctor tells you that your Glucose was too...

SUNSCREEN: IS IT AS SAFE AS WE ARE LED TO BELIEVE? (July 2019)

It’s that time of the years again, hot and sunny weather has arrived in the Midwest, at least for a little while.  During your participation in summer outdoor activities it may behoove you to be armed with a little bit more critical information when reaching for the...

Concussion Nutritional Support (June 2019)

“It is estimated that as many as 3.8 million concussions occur in the USA per year during competitive sports and recreational activities; however, as many as 50% of the concussions may go unreported.”1 A concussion is considered a mild form of a traumatic...

ENERGY BUSTERS (May 2019)

There seems to be never enough hours in the day to get things done.  Well, this is especially true if you have to take a nap mid-day.  Or if you don’t have the privilege to lie down, you may be experiencing symptoms like difficulty concentrating, lack of interest,...

Anxiety (March 2019)

IS IT HOLDING YOU BACK? Imagine, that you are sitting in a restaurant. At some point during the meal, you notice that your heart is beating faster than normal and that there is a slight pressure in your chest. You feel like you are having difficulty getting a breath...

Crash Diets and detoxes: are they necessary? (February 2019)

There are hundreds of detox diets and programs out there that promise the consumer quick fixes for weight loss, improved energy, better digestion, and other reasons.  For many of these people, they may have been indulging in an unhealthy lifestyle for too long...