Shaking out the Truth About SALT

Shaking out the Truth About SALT

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD “I don’t use too much salt. I never salt my food at the table…” Ever heard one of those statements? Ever made those statements? Does “salt guilt” leave you confused and defensive about your sodium intake? What if I reminded you salt is necessary for life? It’s true. In fact, salt is critical for the overall maintenance of our bodies. Together with potassium, salt Read more »
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July 09, 2013
The Sound of Music: Striking Healing Tones for All Ages

The Sound of Music: Striking Healing Tones for All Ages

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” ~ Plato There is nothing new about the use of music in healing. Throughout the ages man has incorporated music into his most important healing rituals. Cultures from around the globe are steeped in musical traditions. What our ancient forefathers knew, that we are only now rediscovering is that music has a Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver

As we age, the likelihood that we will eventually become responsible for caring for an aging or chronically ill spouse or parent, is a very real possibility. For many of us, it is something we are not prepared to handle and the added stress can have a detrimental effect on our own health. Researchers have learned a lot about the effects of caregiving on health and wellbeing. For example, if Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Oh my aching feet!

Oh my aching feet!

Love your stilettos or flip flops? Your feet could be paying for your fashion. The average person takes around 10,000 strides per day, so an individual’s choice in footwear has a tremendous effect on their body, especially their feet. And yet, most of us select our footwear based on season, fashion trends and coordination with our wardrobes, instead of comfort and proper fit. Americans spend more each year on shoes, and Read more »
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May 13, 2013
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in the news GI Associates & ACS Join Forces to Fight Colorectal Cancer
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JACKSON, Miss. – March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, but GI Associates and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have been read more »

Simple Eye Test to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Looks Promising
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