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Prescribing Food as Medicine

Can you imagine your doctor writing a prescription just for you prescribing food rather than medicine and personalizing it according to your DNA? Nutrigenomics is an area of research that aims to give people the correct foods and diet suitable for them according to their genetic makeup. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition…

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Got a Sweet Tooth? You May Pay Sugar Tax

The epidemic of metabolic illnesses like diabetes and obesity that are leading causes of premature deaths and disabilities all over the world has led to governments toying with the idea of applying a sugar tax on foods and beverages with high sugar content. They are also applying front-of-package (FOP) nutrition labelling. These measures will encourage…

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Excess Fat around the Waist can Predict Heart Disease even In Healthy Men

A Brazilian study published October 31, 2018, in the Nature journal found that physically active men who are not overweight, but who have excess abdominal fat around the waist are more likely to develop heart disease. For years researchers have been warning that men and women who have excess abdominal fat around their waists are…

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Handcrafts are Beneficial for Seniors

Handcrafts Handcrafts like knitting, sewing and crocheting are just as popular today as they have been for thousands of years. In fact, there are good reasons why hand crafts have survived in today’s digital world. Scientific studies show that engaging in hand crafts present positive health benefits for seniors. Knitting Therapy A very popular handcraft…

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The Parkinson Pandemic and April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Every April, the Parkinson’s Foundation seeks to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease (PD) during Parkinson’s Awareness Month. World Parkinson’s Day is observed on April 11, during which time Parkinson’s organizations seek to raise donations to fund the ongoing research to find a cure, prevention or better treatment strategies for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease.The Parkinson’s…

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Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil and Nuts can Help Prevent Heart Disease

February is National Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease in the United States, which is the number one cause of death. More and more doctors are recommending following a heart-healthy lifestyle to prevent heart disease. This includes consuming a Mediterranean kind of diet. During the 1950s it was noted that people living in…

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Let’s Be Thankful This Thanksgiving Day—And Every Day

We celebrate Thanksgiving Day tomorrow with family, friends, feasting, and football. Sometimes it seems that the essence of the day—thanksgiving—is lost among the turkeys, pumpkin pies, and NFL games. We could all use a little more thankfulness and gratitude in our lives. We live in unprecedented times—never before has there been an era of such…

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Park Crescent Health Honors Our Veterans

It’s 100 years since the very first Veterans Day—that is, November 11, 1918. That day marked the end of World War I, when the armistice between Germany and the Allied nations came into effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. The following year, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed…

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