Author Archives: PHEC Info

3 Mistakes people make during Breakfast

Metabolic rate is affected by several factors including age, weight, and genetics. Although there’s not a whole lot you can do about those things, there are still choices that can cause metabolism to fire up or fizzle. If losing weight … Continue reading

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Air Pollution and Heat Stroke

When a climate thermometer states that the temperature is 100 degrees Fahrenheit outside this is not some insignificant fact. The incidence of HEAT STROKE especially among our elderly and young has skyrocketed. We all know that the purpose of a FEVER, when … Continue reading

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Trans Fat Ban

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced November 7, 2013 that it has taken the first step to eventually remove trans fats from processed foods, which, in the agency’s estimation, could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7000 deaths from heart disease … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela Remembered

As the world says goodbye to a great leader let’s pause for a moment to honor him by looking at some of his most famous quotes. “I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader … Continue reading

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The case for ALKALINIZING your meals and eating LOW Glycemic Indexed foods‏

Exercising scientifically, aerobic/anaerobic intervals, plus the high alkaline, low G.I Mediterranean like diets is the formula to a healthy life. The Mediterranean diet is getting more attention because of its long-term benefits in terms of overall mortality and cardiovascular disease … Continue reading

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Obesity and Climate Change

Mounting evidence suggests that “current food production, transport, land use and urban design negatively impact both climate change and obesity outcomes.” Obesity and climate change are two of the most pressing modern challenges. On the surface, there appears to be … Continue reading

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Exercise and Mental Health Disorders, a must read

How to motivate patients who are struggling with psychiatric disorders to exercise. Start with an assessment: Educate the patient on the potential effects of exercise on their disorder and how it fits on the menu of other treatment options. Make … Continue reading

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