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Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Drink this 30 minutes before exercise to burn more fat

Many products and supplements claim to enhance sports performance and even muscle gain and weight loss. But what if you just want to maximize your fat burn without mazimizing your workout? Crank up that machine that makes your favorite morning beverage before your next workout.

Joyce Hollman

Simple hack boosts effectiveness of anti-aging supplements

It’s no secret that nutritious food, exercise and a low-stress lifestyle can add up to a longer, healthier life. But is that enough? It doesn’t have to be, when research has uncovered a treasure trove of nutrients that can help. And now they’ve found you can boost their effectiveness by taking them at the right time.

Carolyn Gretton

Can stress really make your hair fall out?

A little hair loss is natural — we lose about 50 to 100 hairs from our heads every day as part of the normal hair growth and turnover cycle. If you’re losing far more than that, there could be a number of reasons. Could stress be one of them? Here’s what a Harvard study found…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The saturated fat link to heart disease may be melting away

If you’ve given up the guilty pleasures of a perfectly cooked steak, dripping rich juices, butter melted just perfectly onto your biscuits… or your favorite cheeses, hold up. Research has revealed that not only is the evidence against saturated fats weak at best, those fats may even be vital to our health.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How household dust may contribute to breast cancer

Chemicals have been developed to make our lives easier and safer. But is that always the case? More and more studies are finding it’s not. In fact, something as innocuous as the dust in your home can pose a cancer threat, thanks to chemicals that disrupt the endocrine system.

Carolyn Gretton

Do you have to choose between meat and heart health? Maybe not

If you’re at risk for heart disease, you may be avoiding meat, especially red meat, and eating more vegetables, per doctor’s orders. While more of the green stuff is always a good idea, a 10-year study has found some good news for meat lovers: All meat isn’t off the board — just this group found to significantly raise the danger risk for your heart.

 

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The heartburn medication linked to a four-fold increase for COVID-19

The heartburn medication linked to a four-fold increase for COVID-19

Heartburn is common… and so are the medicines used to treat it. Proton pump inhibitors are especially popular, but there could be a surprising side effect associated with regular use that could land you in serious danger…

Carolyn Gretton

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6 small things to do each day to avoid coronavirus

6 small things to do each day to avoid coronavirus

Whatever you do to prevent coronavirus today, dramatically increases your and your family’s chances of making it through the coming months safely. Here are six small things that will help you avoid the virus and stay healthy.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

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9 blood sugar strategies I like better than metformin

9 blood sugar strategies I like better than metformin

I took metformin for a week — and felt like I’d been pummeled with a sledgehammer. The research I did indicated that metformin could truly be a wonder drug that could impact my disease risk and signs of aging. So I gave it a go. But I found something better…

Craig Cooper

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Why hormones make you heavy

Why hormones make you heavy

What happens over the years when you are constantly or repeatedly under high stress demands, be they physical, mental or emotional? You probably guessed it — hormones gone wild that cause weight gain.

Dr. Michael Cutler

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A simple trick to lower morning blood sugar

A simple trick to lower morning blood sugar

Gaining tight control over your daily blood sugar levels by eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, stressing less and getting good quality sleep, will all help control your morning readings. But there is one simple trick that may help even more…

Jedha Dening

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15 Surprising uses for hydrogen peroxide [infographic]

15 Surprising uses for hydrogen peroxide [infographic]

Hydrogen peroxide is a first aid staple in many households, routinely used to disinfect small wounds. But its uses go far beyond simply disinfecting a child’s skinned knee. Hydrogen peroxide has myriad other uses. Here are 15 of our favorites…

Easy Health Options Staff