200,000 souls lost200,000 families destroyed200,000 human beings ignored1,000 people dying every day Some are taking the brunt of those losses more than others. Black, Indigenous, Latinos, Pacific Islanders, and Asians are dying at rate 3x higher than White people. Healthcare workers have perished unnecessarily because life saving protective gear has been impossible to find, even… Continue reading 200,000 and Counting
In an effort to appeal to the health-conscious consumer, food companies often use artificial sugars or sugar substitutes to sweeten their products. Many of the sweeteners provide flavor with hardly any (if any at all) caloric addition to the food, making them a great way to cut calories. But, critics of sugar substitutes say that… Continue reading Sugar Substitutes- Do They Cause Health Concerns?
Information surrounding COVID-19 continues to change rapidly and as many of us have found, learning the latest and most accurate news about the virus is no simple task when mixed with politics. This past week it was revealed that information posted on the CDC website regarding testing guidelines was modified by White House officials, bypassing… Continue reading The Latest On Covid-19 Testing Guidelines
Fatty liver disease is the result of fat build up in the liver beyond normal ranges. Categorized into two groups- non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and alcoholic fatty liver disease (AFLD), both can result in liver damage, scarring, and even liver failure. Recent studies have shown that obese patients with a sedentary lifestyle who started… Continue reading Regular Physical Activity Can Reduce The Risk Of Fatty Liver Disease
A study from the American Cancer Society found a link between long periods of leisure time sitting and a higher risk of death from all causes of death. As technology has advanced during the last few decades, sitting time has increased. One study estimated that 90% of non-work time was spent sitting, and more than half… Continue reading Why Sitting Less Is Crucial For Overall Health