Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

The Melatonin Effect: Could Nighttime Light Cause Female Cancers?

the melatonin effect

Are you routinely awake at night with the lights on? Your health might be more at risk. For one, studies on almost two hundred thousand [1] night-shift workers showed increased risk of coronary heart disease among women. Other studies show correlations between night-shift work and higher rates of metabolic syndrome,[2] inflammation,[3] obesity,[4] and depression/anxiety.[5] Beyond…

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Top 10 Brain and Hormone Effects of Marijuana

Top 10 Brain and Hormone Effects of Marijuana

Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states; recreational marijuana is legal in 10. Ever since, I have been asked repeatedly how marijuana impacts hormone levels.  To be honest, this isn’t a topic I learned about in medical school, so I had to research it. In this article you will learn how your brain and hormone levels…

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Is Sunscreen Making You Fat?

Is Sunscreen Adding Weight to Your Body?

Can’t lose weight no matter what? Maybe it’s your sunscreen. Don’t get mad–it’s just doing its job, just maybe a little too well. Slathering on sunscreen seems like a no-brainer. It’s still the best way to save face, prevent signs of aging like wrinkles and brown spots, and, oh yes, reduce your risk of skin…

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Nutrition Advice From a Phone App: Does It Really Work?

Does Utilizing a Phone App for Nutrition Advice Really Does the Trick?

Cook? Between the job, the kids, and everyone’s social calendars, who has time to cook anymore? I hear the same lament all the time from busy parents. Who has time to worry about food? I’ve often felt the same way myself. Sometimes I cringe when I think back to the food “products” I allowed my…

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Does Meat Cause Cancer? Revisiting the Meat, IGF-1, and Cancer Connection

Does Meat Cause Cancer_ Revisiting the Meat, IGF-1, and Cancer Connection

“A note from Dr. Sara: When you read Personal Paleo Code by Chris Kresser, and try to reconcile the Paleo Diet with T. Colin Campbell’s The China Study and/or Joel Fuhrman’s Eat to Live, you’re likely to get increasingly confused by the conflicting opinions. I’m delighted to present Brian Rigby’s rigorous synthesis of where we stand on the meat/cancer…

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5 Easy Post-Holiday Detox Tips

If you’re feeling sluggish from a busy holiday season, and can barely squeeze into your favorite skinny jeans, I invite you to join me for an easy post-holiday detox to start the New Year off right.   Below, you’ll find my top 5 detox tips to get you started. Detox Tip #1: Start Green Have…

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