Fresh Ideas for Breakfast Make a Difference

Part of the real challenge with consistently eating breakfast, is that people may tire of eating the same foods on a regular basis.  Fresh ideas can make a difference in your efforts to start your day with a healthy […]

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    Long-Term Multivitamin Use Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Long-Term Multivitamin Use Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risk

The Physician’s Health Study I found no link between cardiovascular events and multivitamin use over 12 years in 18,530 men, but contradicted their conclusion by observing a 44% reduction in risk of major cardiovascular events, i.e., heart attack or […]

7 Strategies for Preventing Cognitive Decline

Over 2 billion people worldwide are dealing with brain-based health & productivity challenges. More than 16 million people in the United States are living with cognitive impairment: trouble remembering, learning new things, concentrating, or making decisions  (and they are […]

Don’t Neglect Your Magnesium!

Magnesium is a critically important mineral that is often at deficient levels in many people! It is estimated that only 30% of the population consume recommended levels of magnesium daily (Sources: World Health Organization, Institute of Medicine, Food Technology […]

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Olive Oil Contains Compound that Kills Cancer Cells

Extra virgin olive oil has an abundance of oleocanthal, a compound which has been shown to provide a heart health benefit. Research lead by David Foster at Hunter College (NewYork) observed oleocanthal-induced cell death among all cancer cells, even […]

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    New Breakthrough in Eliminating Peanut Allergies in Children

New Breakthrough in Eliminating Peanut Allergies in Children

An Australian study found that most of the children with peanut allergies were able to tolerate peanuts after given large amounts of a ‘friendly’ bacteria (probiotic) Lactobacillus rhamnosus that is found in yogurt.  Thirty children, aged one to ten, […]

Herbs & Spices in a Meal Helps Improve Biomarkers for Cardiovascular Health

A recent study of six healthy men, ages 30-65, examined the effects of added herbs & spices to a meal and any influence  on the blood markers for cardiovascular risk such as glucose or triglycerides.  The volunteers ate chicken, bread […]

Organic Foods More Nutritious & Lower in Pesticide Residues


Kyle Heffner, Brinson Wellness Coach

A recent study in the British Journal of Nutrition appears to be a definitive analysis of 343 peer-reviewed publications which revealed that organic crops have significantly higher nutrient content but have lower pesticide residues than […]