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December 2015
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Medicinal Herbs from the Bible

Also known as “Prunus dulcis” these nuts contain salicin, which acts like modern aspirin. Eat 10 to 15 almonds per day to get mild pain relief. The almond is a popular symbol of resurrection because the flowers bloom in January or February.

November 2015
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

How Probiotics Improve Bone Strength

Your microbiome and intestinal hormones improve the absorption of calcium and other nutrients you need for a healthy skeleton. It’s about absorbing your calcium, not just dumping a lot into yourself.

Fowler
Eat Right Now

80% of Americans Are Magnesium Deficient

Low levels of magnesium in your temple increase susceptibility to, or is involved with the prevention of diabetes, heart attacks, high blood pressure, kidney stones, cancer, insomnia, menstrual cramping, blood clotting, immune cell activity, insulin sensitivity and blood sugar transport, and controlling free radical damage.

October 2015
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Acetaminophen is Popular! Protect Yourself from Its Side Effects

The mere ritual of drinking wine with dinner and then taking acetaminophen-containing pain relievers will silently strain your liver to the point of injury.  You may get diagnosed with “fatty” liver or diabetes or obesity. 

Fowler
Eat Right Now

Quality Nutrition for All Seniors

Authorities agree malnutrition due to low-grade Western nutrition, nutrient deficiencies, imbalances and the modern industrialized American diet is being seen in the elderly population, along with a variety of vitamin deficiencies, malnutrition in older people.

September 2015
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Iodine Is to Be Revered Not Feared!

Iodine supports testicular and prostate health so it’s important for men to get their levels tested and supplement if needed. There is a lot of research done on breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancer and natural iodine. In 1976, Lancet concluded, “Increasing dietary iodine intake may reduce the risk of these cancers.”

Fowler
Eat Right Now

Cauliflower: Veggie of the Year

We're warned not to eat white food – but hold on. Responsible nutritionists are referring to processed junk food, sugar, AP flour, white rice, and sausage gravy, but not cauliflower.

Siuru

New Research Could Help Seniors See Better

The Argus II system is intended for use in adults who have bare light perception, that is can perceive light, but not the direction from which it is coming or no light perception in both eyes. Activities possible include detecting the direction of a motion; recognizing large letters, words, or sentences; detecting street curbs; and walking on a sidewalk without stepping off.

August 2015
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

The Best Solutions for All Your Skin Ailments

Rosacea: This is a full-body inflammatory condition in the body that causes redness and pustules mainly around the nose and center of the face. Avoiding alcohol, direct sunlight and spicy foods will help, but stress is a major player.

Fowler
Eat Right Now

Protective Pucker Power – pH

Heartburn and acid reflux are symptoms of eating the standard American diet and not enough fermented foods. Taking a tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar with each meal ensures your stomach acid will be acidic enough to start the process of good digestion.

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