Monthly Archives: June 2013

COPD Increasing in Women

COPD Increasing in Women

Nurse.com article shows Increasing Rate of COPD in Women “Women are 37% more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half of all deaths attributed to COPD in the United States,…

Food as Medicine?

Food as Medicine?

A recent HealthNet article asks: “Can the Right Diet Cure Your Illness?” It starts by stating what is probably the obvious: “Food supplies the calories and macronutrients like protein, carbohydrates your body needs for energy. It’s also a source of…

Veggies or No Veggies?

Veggies or No Veggies?

Ok, I know we have all heard too many conflicting studies on whether a vegetarian diet is truly healthier or not.  Well, here is the latest one, published earlier this month by Reurters: “People who limit how much meat they…