Category: Other Health and Wellness Topics

3 Ingredients to Try Instead of Flavored Yogurt

An Alternative to Flavored Yogurt: Plain Greek Yogurt, Chia Seeds, and Granola This “recipe” is more of a recommendation to incorporate three wonderful ingredients into your diet: plain Greek yogurt, granola, and chia seeds. This is a great alternative to flavored yogurts from the grocery store that are […]

Your Brain on Smartphones: Is Overuse Hazardous to Your Health?

Your Brain on Smartphones:  The Neuroscience of Smartphone Addiction. Our smartphones have become a trusted “companion” for accessing vast information, keeping up with our friends and family who live away from us, and passing time. However, it is hard to realize how those minutes of checking social media […]

Nanna After the Stroke

Dear Members, When a loved one faces the challenges of a stroke, he or she benefits from community and family support.  Having a stroke is an isolating experience, when the usual form of communication and activity becomes impaired. A person may be only stay briefly in an acute […]

Under the Radar: The 100-plus Year History of Vegetable Oils

By Maureen Jones, RN.  Preface by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH There is a lot of truth to the adage “you are what you eat.” Our bodies take nutrients from the environment and create the building blocks that construct and maintain them.  The substances that are taken in […]

Achieving Weight Loss

Longevity: On the Journey to Stop Cellular Aging

Introduction: Longevity and One Year Older As I inch another year closer to my fiftieth birthday, I contemplate the question that many of us ask: am I as healthy as I can be to live a long lifespan and healthspan? To be clear, these words have distinct meanings: […]

The Brain on Love: The Neuroscience of Romantic Love

            ..he who understands also loves, notices, sees…  The more knowledge is inherent in a thing, the greater the love…Anyone who imagines that all fruits ripen at the same time as the strawberries know nothing about grapes. – Paracelsus   My sons and […]

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