OUR GUT BACTERIA ARE WHAT WE EAT

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WE GROW WHAT WE EAT WRITTEN BY DR. STEVE CHANEY ON MAY 13, 2014 The subtitle of this week’s “Health Tips From the Professor” is “We Grow What We Eat”. No, this is not about each of us starting a backyard garden and literally growing what we eat – although that would probably be a good idea for […]

Are Saturated Fats Good For You?

Is Everything We Thought We Knew About Fats Wrong? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Bring out the fatted calf! Headlines are proclaiming that saturated fats don’t increase your risk of heart disease – and that they may actually be good for you. The study (Annals of Internal Medicine, 160: 398-406, 2014) that attracted all the attention […]

ARE TOXIC CHEMICALS LOWERING OUR IQ?

IS CHEMICAL BRAIN DRAIN A PANDEMIC?  AUTHOR: DR. STEPHEN CHANEY In a past issue of “Health Tips From the Professor” I examined the evidence suggesting that toxic chemicals in the home could cause childhood asthma. That is alarming because asthma can predispose individuals to other diseases and affects quality of life. But, what if that were […]

Five Stretches that Relieve the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Source: Health Tips From the Profressor, written by DR. STEVE CHANEY ON FEBRUARY 6, 2014. AUTHOR: JULIE DONNELLY, LMT Have you ever said in a half-joking voice, “I never felt these aches and pains before, I must be getting old?”  You aren’t getting old. You are just experiencing the results of repetitive strain injury to the muscles that […]

DOES AN APPLE A DAY KEEP STATINS AWAY?

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WRITTEN BY DR. STEVE CHANEY ON FEBRUARY 4, 2014. THE LATEST ON DIET AND HEART HEALTH AUTHOR: DR. STEPHEN CHANEY In a previous “Health Tips From the Professor” I talked about how difficult it has been to prove that statins significantly reduce the risk of heart attack or cardiovascular deaths in a low risk population group. Now let’s […]

3 Tips for Perfect Whipped Coconut Cream (great alternative to dairy)

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If you LOVE whipped cream but would like an alternative to dairy, you may want to try coconut whipped cream!  It has the same creamy, delicious texture as traditional whipped cream and it’s DAIRY-FREE!  My first attempt at making it did not go so well, so I’d like to share 3 tips for making beautiful […]

Creamy Chocolate Pudding (made with avocado…shh)

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Did you know that you can make a rich & creamy chocolate pudding with avocado?   Avocado has some amazing health benefits–it’s been shown to help with cardiovascular disease, weight management, diabetes, and it has the ability to enhance your body’s absorption of nutrients. Combine that with the benefits of chocolate and you have something special! […]

Do You Lie Awake Staring at the Ceiling?

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Are you one of the millions of Americans who needs sleep medication most nights? Would you like to know howto fight insomnia naturally? In today’s issue of “Health Tips From the Professor” I turn to fitness and sports medicine expert Dr. Pierre Dubois for 10 simple tips that can have you sleeping like a baby. […]

Super Easy Coconut Curry Vegetables

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Last night I made an amazing vegetarian dish that was not only delicious, but it was also packed full of amazing health benefits! If you love the flavor combination of curry and coconut, then you’re sure to love this dish!  It’s super easy to prepare and it’s naturally gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan! I served this […]

Arugula Salad with Asparagus & Shaved Parmesan

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One of my favorite salads is the Arugula Salad at California Pizza Kitchen.  It’s so simple and the combination of flavors are amazing.  I’ve created my own version of this salad using a balsamic vinaigrette and I LOVE the results!  Adjust the ingredients and add what you prefer to make it your own. Ingredients Balsamic Vinaigrette […]