Posts by admin

1120 of 21 items

What About the Flu Vaccine?

by admin

I recently received a call requesting that I write a medical excuse for taking the flu shot based upon religious beliefs.  It was explained to the caller that this request could not be granted because vaccines have saved millions of lives and our religion does not in any way preclude taking a flu shot.  We […]

Soft Drinks and Health

by admin

Are soft drinks really all that bad? In the March 12, 2012 issue of the journal Circulation, it was reported the sugary beverages, one daily, is associated with a 20% risk of heart disease. What about diet soft drinks? The January 27, 2012 issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine helps answer that question. […]

Flashing and Health

by admin

There is a time of life in women when one can be hot, even when its cold. Menopausal symptoms are disturbing and uncomfortable and may be an omen to even more serious health issues. “Recent studies have linked the menopause symptom of hot flashes to an increased risk of heart disease as well as increased cholesterol. Researchers found that […]

A New Beginning

by admin

2013 has arrived and if you are alive to read this health pearl, you are blessed! The New Year is customarily accompanied by New Year resolutions. 45% of Americans make them. The number one resolution is to lose weight. In fact, of the top 10 resolutions made, 4 are health related. The sad fact is […]

Watch What You Eat

by admin

Christmas is only a few days away. Hopefully you have finished most of your shopping and are planning that Christmas get-together; or maybe you have been invited to spend the day with family or friends. How can you avoid “losing it” when it comes to maintaining your weight program at a time like this? First, […]

Blueberries

by admin

Botanically related to the cranberry, bilberry, and azalea, blueberries pack so much nutrition in such a small package that they are considered one of nature’s wonder foods. One reason is that blueberries are phytonutrient superstars.  They rank very high in at least 16 identified phytonutrients, all of which function both as antioxidants and as anti-inflammatory […]

by admin

Studies have shown that eating foods that are rich in vitamins and antioxidants lower the chances of heart and blood vessel diseases; but what about supplements. A large meta-analysis involving over 300,000 patients was reported in the website of the British Medical Journal (http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f10) This study showed no benefit of supplemental vitamins and antioxidants in […]

by admin

vailant servisi  For decades you have been taught by medical professionals that fruit was not to be eaten except in very small amounts if you have diabetes. This “flies in the face” of God’s Word which says, “And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of […]

by admin

Inspiration instructs us, “Far too much sugar is ordinarily used in food. Cakes, sweet puddings, pastries, jellies, jams, are active causes of indigestion. Especially harmful are the custards and puddings in which milk, eggs, and sugar are the chief ingredients. The free use of milk and sugar taken together should be avoided.” (MH 301)  White sugar […]

by admin

Last week the detrimental effects of calcium intake above 1400 mg/day in men was related; but what about women? “In a study on the website of JAMA Internal Medicine, (http://viajwat.ch/100OoLL), researchers evaluated baseline calcium intake—including dietary recall and calcium supplements and calcium-containing antacids and multivitamins in nearly 400,000 patients with an average age of 61.  About half of the […]