Pre-term birth (PTB) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) births are leading risk factors of morbidity and mortality in newborns. Previous observations have indicated that multivitamins taken periconceptually (just before and just after a woman becomes pregnant) may decrease the risk of PTB and SGA. The objective of a new study was to relate the timing and frequency […]
I will be featuring a book of the month on my TV Channel and this month I have two 1. Potatoes Not Prozac – Kathleen DesMaisons 2. Healthy Pleasures by Robert Ornstein I describe why I love these books and how they have made a difference in my life.
With all of the technological advancements, vaccines and education system in the great country of the United States of America, you would think we would have the longest life expectancy. Sadly, we don’t. A new report suggests that life expectancy is rising among other countries in the world as of 2011. The latest study suggests […]
An interesting article I read said that 50 percent of Americans have heard of Meatless Mondays. This is a non profit campaign that advocates a day off from meat for health and the environment. A new report from The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is encouraging Americans to push things one step further and and take […]
There are no accidents! Yesterday my 17 year old daughter, Kelsey, flew to Paris for a 10 day trip with her High School French class and she arrived into Paris the day that Cadel Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France. Last year, Cadel was leading the race but crashed and […]
I had a wonderful experience last night at Lake Mission Viejo when I witnessed a full range of emotions while watching Glen Campbell in his “GOODBYE TOUR”. At age 75 he left a memory and a deep sense of courage that I will never forget. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease six months ago and […]
Diet and lifestyle. Some of the largest contributors to chronic inflammation are smoking; a diet high in sugar, fried foods and trans fats; inadequate exercise; stress; and vitamin D deficiency. There are a couple of ways to measure how much inflammation is silently occurring in your body.
What is the best way to program a fetus for a healthy life? I just had to write about an article I read in the Wall Street journal while I was flying to Baltimore today. I would welcome comments about how this is a reflection of our disease-care system and how much we need to reform […]
A good practice, as we’re heading into Independence weekend, is to become independent of busy-ness. Being busy is a good thing when we are busy pursuing our dreams, but we often get busy with menial tasks. If we let our lives get filled up with the unimportant –with the many phone calls or emails, for example […]
How did Wikipedia become one of the top ten sites on internet? It has only about a dozen full time employees and no revenue source other than small donations The way Jimmy Wales built the tribe is instructive. He attracted a small group of people and engaged them in a VISION He did not tell […]