nutrition

Aetna President: Why Health Care Is Moving Beyond the Physical Body

Healthcare Beyond The Physical Body There are many things that are healthcare too… and hence the name of our company, HealthCare Too, back in 2013. It is nice to see others getting on board. Karen S. Lynch, president of Aetna, wrote about the overwhelming impact of “social determinants” on our health and recognized that healthcare goes …

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How Smoking In 1958 Is Like Eating In 2018

Cigarette Diet? Have we replaced one poor-health habit with another? It took decades and major court decisions to tarnish cigarettes. It wasn’t long ago that people smoked in their offices. Now we munch on bags of potato chips, cheese poofs, and other crunchy killers. “Most deaths in the United States are preventable and related to nutrition.” According …

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Diet-driven hair loss and skin damage may be reversible

Diet Can Impact Skin There is nothing wrong with being bald… says bald father, Tim. That said, there are many people who invest in preventing baldness or restoring hair as well as numerous skin conditions. There may be another, more holistic way, to address baldness and skin concerns. New research highlights that diet can impact …

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Why the ‘eat a healthy, balanced diet’ advice is meaningless

Treatment Includes Healthy Diet There is simply no doubt that diet impacts health, sometimes remarkably. Why is it that “eat a healthy, balanced diet” is too often the best we can get during a physician visit? These are smart people who can drill down to specifics of anatomy or many pharmaceuticals. Yet so few physicians …

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Menopause can be unsettling. These habits can help smooth the transition

Preparing For Menopause As a Society it is perhaps time that the US stop leaving the conversation of menopause to comedians. It is a natural (and healthy) progression for women, not just “hot flashes” and “mood swings”. Ancient medical systems like Traditional Chinese Medicine have treated menopause not as an illness or a condition to …

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Why Eating Plant-Based Can Boost Your Mental Health – One Green Planet

Plant-Based Diet Boosts Mental Health It has become commonly accepted in recent years that a plant-based diet promotes health. Plant-based practitioners do not necessarily exclude meat and dairy but certainly reduces (or eliminates) them. Newer to the scene, however, is that a plant-based diet boosts mental health. In a modern world riddled with stress and …

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Is Hummus Healthy? | Time

Healthy Hummus Once relegated to Middle Eastern restaurants, Hummus has made its way into many mainstream restaurants as well as significant shelf space in American grocery stores. Why? Sure it tastes good but is there more? Perhaps we see hummus as a health addition to our lifestyle? Hummus, the chickpea-based dip that’s a staple in …

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Plant-Based Product Claims See Dramatic Rise | Progressive Grocer

Plant-Based Product Growth Consumers continue to flex their wellness muscles and plant-based food producers are responding. As plant-based product growth continues to skyrocket, billions of dollars in new and growing markets are ready for harvest. Burgeoning consumer interest in health, sustainability and ethics is spurring the popularity of plant-based ingredients and products, according to a …

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Obesity Linked to 12 Types of Cancer in New Report

Obesity Linked To 12 Cancers There is really no downside to avoiding cancer. A new report highlights that obesity is linked to 12 cancers, meaning these 12 types of cancer could be reduced for populations through better nutrition and lifestyle. As the US moves toward Value Based Care and Population Health Management there is every …

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Put women’s nutrition on the workplace menu – Personnel Today

Workplace Menu Can Promote Women’s Health Many workplace menus still focus on satisfying hunger. There is a real opportunity to promote health and well-being throughout the workforce with better menu choices. In fact, the workforce menu can promote women’s health in particular in so many ways. Women can experience specific health-related vulnerabilities and, as such, …

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