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8 Better Tests for Heart Disease Than Cholesterol

As a marker for the presence and severity of Heart Diseases, total cholesterol and the division of cholesterol into good HDL and bad LDL is out of date.  There are at least 8 tests that have higher significance and show better correlation with heart disease.

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What to Eat and Not Eat to Support Healthy Menstruation

A well balanced diet and adequate exercise can go a long way towards healthy menstrual periods.  Dietary therapy for menstrual problems are a big part of my recommendations for cases of infertility, PMS, dysmenorrhea (painful periods), amenorrhea(no periods), irregular cycles, and menstrual hemorrhaging.  This article is about baseline nutrition for prevention of menstrual problems.

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Coffee side effects from chronic consumption

Coffee health problemsIts caffeine can boost concentration and energy, making you feel more alive, sociable and productive.   Coffee is a warming diuretic that can help with a hangover, and purge your bowels!  So whats the problem?  Basically that its usage is abused.   In this article I spell out some coffee side effects from chronic consumption. Continue reading Coffee side effects from chronic consumption

Natural Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment with Whole foods

natural osteoporosis prevention and treatmentThis article answers a lot of the questions that come up about osteoporosis treatment and prevention with regards to diet, especially Calcium and its supplementation.  First we go over what inhibits calcium from being absorbed into your body, then we talk about what foods and lifestyle modifications will help keep bones strong. Continue reading Natural Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment with Whole foods