What is Calorie Density?

Calorie density is not a new idea, it has been called energy density, and volume eating.  Barbara Rolls wrote a book called The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet, which probably got the idea to the public.  It’s basically the idea of eating foods that have a lower number of calories per pound, or maybe even what may … Read more

Breast Health Awareness: Diagnostic Tools

This is the last in a series of articles on breast health awareness. I started the series with my first article, talking about the anatomy of the breast, and the lymph system. My second article was about restrictions of the breast and what we put on our skin. My third article was about nutrition and … Read more

Breast Health Awareness

October has been associated with breast cancer awareness. I think we are aware of breast cancer. What I believe we need to be aware of is breast health. So I would prefer to call this Breast Health Awareness month. In order to support this idea,  I am going to write a series of articles about … Read more

Aromatase Inhibitors and Cancer Treatment

I was watching television the other day and heard this commercial about this new medication for treating breast cancer, it is an aromatase inhibitor.  An aromatase inhibitor, as you may not know, is something that prevents sex hormones like testosterone, from converting to estrogen.  However, I know aromatase inhibitors in a different manner. Aromatase Inhibitors … Read more

Help for Your Digestion

Are you one of those people who have problems with heartburn, burping, gas or bloating? It could be you need to support your digestive system. Specifically, your hydrochloric acid in your stomach may be low. This can happen as we age, or as our health gets compromised due to our poor eating choices over the … Read more

Acid Reflux? Read this first:

Is acid reflux your problem? Are you sure? You may actually have something called “hypochloridria” or low stomach acid. Many people believe they have too much stomach acid that causes their acid reflux, but in fact, the opposite is often true. As we age, our poor gut health catches up to us; as a result, … Read more