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Coffee Negatively Affects Sleep

Coffee Consumption Can Reduce Sleep Quality
Want to improve the quality of sleep and enjoy peaceful rest at night? Stop the consumption of caffeinated products, such as coffee and soda (no matter how early you drink them). This is the message of a study that evaluated the effect of caffeine on the efficiency, quality, and duration of sleep. For this study, scien...
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Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?

Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?
Got Milk? Of course you do ... if you're a typical American. National Public Radio reports that the average American consumes 630 pounds of dairy a year according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics. In fact, the same statistics tell us that in total food consumption, Americans are eating 1,996 pounds of food each year,...
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Antidepressants: Bad for the Bones

Hip Fractures Are Depressing
Many doctors prescribe antidepressant medications if patients insist or if physicians know of too few other tools in their toolbox when it comes to treating depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders, and menstrual symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats. No surprise; more than 10 million prescriptions are dispensed a...
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"Real Food" is healthy! "Junk Food" is not. Our diet affects us in so many ways.
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Low-Carb Theory Regarding Meat/Insulin is Flawed

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Quote from article : Some protein and fat-rich foods (eggs, beef, fish, cheese, lentils, cake and doughnuts) induced as much insul... Read More
Thursday, January 21 2016 08:34
Sean Carney
Hello James, Good catch! Actually great minds must have been thinking alike because we thought the same thing yesterday and so wat... Read More
Friday, January 22 2016 09:13
I recently saw a January 24 post in Health Issues where you shared that the insulin in the blood is as high or higher due to meat... Read More
Wednesday, June 07 2017 10:13
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Smoking Increases Cervical Cancer Risk

Smoking's Surprise Cancer Consequence For Women
Most of us are aware of the many dangers of smoking to every part of the body. The US Department of Health and Human Services reported that smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, causes diseases, and reduces the health of smokers in general. But none of these detrimental effects has stopped millions of people worldwide from taking ...
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Dietary Fats May Raise Ovarian Cancer Risk

Slash Ovarian Cancer Risk by Reducing Dietary Fat
Estimates show that 1 in 78 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer at some point in their lifetime. Unfortunately, ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest cancers. Affecting the female reproductive system, it kills more than 100,000 women worldwide and nearly 14,000 in the United States every year. Studies show that ea...
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3 Diseases Whole Grains May Help Prevent

Consume Whole Grains to Help Prevent Disease
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend the consumption of 3 to 5 servings of whole grains for adults and 2 to 3 servings for children. Unfortunately, a large number of adults and children in the US are consuming too much refined grain flour instead of the recommended amounts of whole grains, thereby missing out on the wide array o...
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Dr. Carney Speaks to USDA for New 2020 Dietary Guidelines

Standard American Diet vs Whole-Food Plant-Based
​The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as well as the US Department of Health and Human Services has invited 20 nationally recognized food and nutrition "experts" to serve on their 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, meeting five times starting in March of 2019 and ending in March of 2020. Three of these meetings...
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Eggs Promote Bowel Cancer

Eggs Can Be Poison to the Bowels Promoting Colorectal Cancer
Every year, over a million new cases of colorectal (Bowel) cancer are diagnosed worldwide, and more than 700,000 persons die from the disease annually. According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 53,200 Americans are expected to develop colorectal cancer in 2020. Colorectal cancer rates in the USA increased among people you...
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Health Festival and Clothing Give-Away

Dr. Carney Lecturing at South Austin Health-Fair
​Many people came out to receive health education, have their vitals checked, and receive free clothing along with other household supplies, at HealthCheck, sponsored by the Austin South Adventist Church. Who would have imagined that so many people would want to take home a brand new mop? Those mops were a huge hit! &n...
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Coffee Raises Miscarriage Risk

Mother Mourning Pregnancy Loss
Miscarriage is the most common type of pregnancy loss, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. When we think of ways to prevent miscarriage, we always think of exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, managing stress, avoiding smoking, and eating healthy foods. However, a new study shows that there is anothe...
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Dietary Flavonoids Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Colorful Flavonoid Rich Fruits
Alzheimer's dementia is a major threat to the health of aging Americans. About 1 in 10 people, age 65 years and above, will develop Alzheimer's disease. Currently, an estimated 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer's type memory loss, and this number is expected to rise to about 13.8 million by 2050. Alzheimer's disease is debilitating, destroying m...
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