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Diet Pills For Dogs: Have We Gone too Far?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Big Pharma has gone too far! The solution is to not feed our pets so much. Do we really need a pill for this, and if we do, who would it be for...the dog or the feeder of the dog! It is important to search for the underlying cause The underlying cause of being overweight needs to be addressed; this is discussed. The physiology of leptin, insulin, and grehlin...

Epidural Injections for Back Pain Cause Fractures

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  A study at the Henry Ford Hospital found that epidural steroid injections for back pain increased the risk of fracture by 29% with each steroid injection. They compared 3000 patients with severe back pain who had at least one injection with 3000 control patients without an injection. Steroids decrease absorption of calcium in the GI tract and increase...

Fitness Trumps Body Weight

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
If you maintain or improve your fitness level, even if your body weight has not changed or increases, you can reduce your risk of death. This data is according to research reported in the journal Circulation in December of 2011 on 14,000 men of average age 44 over 6 years. For every MET (the energy expended during exercise) increase over 6 years of a 19% reduction...

How to Lose Weight on a High Fat Diet

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
  Research from the University of Jerusalem published in FASEB shows that a scheduled high fat diet leads to weight loss because of increased fat burning. Snacking upsets this process. A previous study published in Cell Metabolism in early 2012 showed that feeding rats the same number of calories over 24 hours rather than over 8 hours also led to weight...

Measure Vitamin D Before Using Drugs for Osteopenia

submitted by: admin on 02/23/2024
Bisphosphonates are overprescribed. Low levels of vitamin D are epidemic and cause much of the osteoporosis we see. Bone metabolism, vitamin D, calcium, sunlight, and parathyroid hormone are discussed. Measuring vitamin D should be routine now.

The Causes for Breast Cancer

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
Only about 10% of cancers are caused by genetic factors such as the BRACA gene defect. Factors increasing the risk for breast cancer such as estrogen, environmental factors, unhealthy fats, alcohol, low fiber diet, smoking, birth control pills, and HRT, are reviewed. Methylation and related factors such as B12, folic acid, and B6 influence DNA repair and...

When You Eat Affects Your Weight

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
  When it comes to weight, when you eat may be as important as what and how much you eat according to an article in the May 2012 issue of Cell Metabolism. When mice on a high fat diet are restricted to consuming their meals (with the same number of calories) over eight hours as opposed to 24 hours, they gain less weight, had less fat in their liver,...

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