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UAB Study Suggests Our Cholesterol Awareness Levels Have Dropped

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June 16, 2013

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High Cholesterol, News

UAB Study Suggests Our Cholesterol Awareness Levels Have Dropped
  Not too long ago, a national survey suggested that the overall levels of cholesterol in the United States were lower than they had been in the 80’s and 90’s. You may have gotten a chance to read our post on this intriguing survey. Clinical investigators had been surprised by… Read More
 

Our Favorite Paleo Diet Breakfast Plan

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June 13, 2013

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Our Favorite Paleo Diet Breakfast Plan
As you know from our previous posts on the paleo diet, this style of eating was designed to mimic the way our ancestors ate during the Paleolithic era. One of the most simple guidelines for the modern day “caveman” is to eat foods that come from more natural sources, which… Read More
 

Playing Soccer Improves Heart Function for those with Type 2 Diabetes

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June 7, 2013

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Diabetes, News

Playing Soccer Improves Heart Function for those with Type 2 Diabetes
  According to a new diabetes clinical study, playing soccer could help improve heart function for people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. A team of researchers from the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health at the University of Copenhagen are quite impressed by the many benefits… Read More
 

Exercise and Statins….Not a Dream Combination

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May 31, 2013

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High Cholesterol, News

Exercise and Statins….Not a Dream Combination
A new clinical study has shown that statins, a commonly prescribed medication for high cholesterol, could be working to counteract some of the benefits that you could be getting from regular exercise. If you have read some of our previous posts on high cholesterol, then you’ll remember that exercise is… Read More
 

Local Alabama Organization Raises Awareness for Lupus this May

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May 25, 2013

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Lupus, News

Local Alabama Organization Raises Awareness for Lupus this May
As the director of the mid-south chapter of the East Alabama Branch of the Lupus Foundation of America, Rebecca Glass is helping to promote awareness for Lupus Awareness Month this May. In 1991, Rebecca was diagnosed with this chronic autoimmune disease, and her organization works year-round in order to help… Read More
 

Is the Paleo Diet Too High in Cholesterol?

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May 20, 2013

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Is the Paleo Diet Too High in Cholesterol?
The Paleolithic diet, also known as the paleo diet or the modern-day caveman diet, has been the subject of many of our posts over the last year. This way of eating is based on a very simple foundation: people today would not be experiencing as many health issues if they… Read More
 

Fat Cells, Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Potential for New Gene Therapies

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May 14, 2013

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Fat Cells, Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Potential for New Gene Therapies
A group of scientists have discovered that fat cells located in human knee produce a protein which has been linked to the development of arthritis. This discovery has been announced during an important time for many people with rheumatic conditions, as May is Arthritis Awareness Month. The scientists are quite… Read More
 

It is Lupus Awareness Month – Put On Some Purple!

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May 8, 2013

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It is Lupus Awareness Month – Put On Some Purple!
It is May once again, and that means that it is Lupus Awareness Month! If you remember from last year, we asked you to get in the loop for lupus awareness, and this year we are asking you to wear some purple! May 17th is the official Put on Purple… Read More
 

Don’t Ignore the Pain, It Is Arthritis Awareness Month

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May 6, 2013

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Don’t Ignore the Pain, It Is Arthritis Awareness Month
Arthritis is one of the most common medical conditions in the world, affecting one out of every five adults (this equates to roughly 50 million people). The effects of arthritis don’t just apply to a patient’s joints, it can also lead to a considerable level of anxiety and depression. According… Read More
 

The Mediterranean Diet Could Help With Your Memory

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April 30, 2013

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The Mediterranean Diet Could Help With Your Memory
A clinical study that was conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) suggests that following the Mediterranean diet could be linked to maintaining better memory and critical thinking skills. The Mediterranean diet is built on the consumption of more foods like fish and chicken, which are solid sources… Read More
 
 
 

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