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Does Weight Control Impact on Kidney Function?

The kidneys are vitally important organs in our bodies.  The major functions of the kidneys include: Regulation of extracellular fluid volume. The kidneys work to ensure an adequate quantity of plasma to keep blood flowing to vital organs.Regulation of...

The Road Not Taken

I will let Robert Frost write today’s entry: The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as...

What Is Your Passion?

There are lots of definitions of “passion” and one quick look on the internet will provide lots of these definitions ranging from religious connotations to sexual feelings.  In between many definitions involve strong feelings about a person, action or event. When...

Got Milk?

I read online that the nation’s largest milk producer, Dean Farms, is filing for bankruptcy protection.  The mild brands we are familiar with from this manufacturer are Land O’ Lakes, Dairy Pure and Organic Valley.  The reasons cited by the company for the...

8 Chef Secret For Home-Cooking Meals

These Chef Secrets Will Turn Your Home-Cooked Meals into 5-Star Restaurant Tastes. There are plenty of techniques and "secrets" you can emulate at home to make your own cooking better, and here are 8 of the most important things professional chefs do to make their...

Taking Your Time At A Restaurant

I spoke with a patient yesterday and she provided me with a very helpful tactic she utilizes when dining out.  Historically, she feels that waiters have sort of rushed her into making decisions on her lunch or dinner choices.   This has caused her to make...

Gotta Have Those Chips?

In 2011 the New England Journal of Medicine published a study looking at over 120,000 people and their lifestyle habits (diet and exercise) impacting on weight control.  The study began in 1986 and these people were followed until 2006.   In every 4 year...

Are All Fats Unhealthy?

We have seen the ingestion of fats being placed into these categories: Saturated fats (found in meats, whole dairy products and baked goods)Polyunsaturated fat such as Omega-3, Omega-6 (found in nuts, fish, seeds and vegetable oilsMonounsaturated fats (found in olive...

One Step Back/Two Steps Forward?

When a person has an event that he or she is gearing up for, and there is a marked determination to be at a certain weight by a certain date, there is a strong chance that that person will lose weight every week until that event.  If you plotted out weight vs....