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The Important Things During the Holidays

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom In the rush to get the best deals and presents for everyone, I find it important to take a deep breath and...

Foods are Wrecking Your Hormones

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom Foods we commonly eat are upsetting our hormone balance. With the knowledge of what foods affect hormones, we can take control of...

The Fluoride Menace

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom More people in the United States drink fluoridated water than the whole rest of the world combined.  Why does the rest of...

How to Lose Weight

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom Today, I’d like to talk diet. What is the best diet for most people to lose weight? It is actually pretty straight...

Alcohol is not a Health Food

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom On a popular news entertainment show about 40 years ago, the commentator spoke of how Mediterranean people have lower heart attacks and...

Synthetic vs. Natural Vitamins

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom When is a vitamin not a vitamin? Why don’t vitamins work like they used too? How did we get to this strange...

Vitamin D Explained

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom A popular vitamin to be prescribed seasonally during the winter time in our area is vitamin D. So what is it and...

Do We Need Carbs to Survive?

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom Common wisdom is that we need lots of carbs to think and perform athletically. Current research says otherwise. What’s the truth? Carbohydrates come...

Happy Healthy Heart

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom February is famous for Valentines Day. It is also Healthy Heart month, so what can we do to promote better heart health? In...

Health Predictions for 2018

Contributing Writer Jeffrey Barkstrom Not being one to normally make predictions, I thought this year I would guess what the new hot topics for the next...