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Inflammation and Anti-Inflammatory Diet

What is Inflammation? Inflammation is our immune system’s normal response to injury or infection. It occurs when the body’s white blood cells and other inflammatory compounds migrate to an area of infection in order to remove damaged cells and/or harmful organisms. This leads to the redness, swelling, warmth, and pain we have all experienced during an Read More >

Flex your mental muscle

Dr. Jenny Ward believes that activity is important whether you’re 17 or 70.   Besides the obvious benefits for your body—it makes your heart and lungs work more efficiently, helps you control your weight, improve muscle tone, betters bone and joint function and reduce your risk of heart disease—activity can:   Boost your mood. When Read More >

Vitamin D

What is vitamin D? It is actually a fat-soluble hormone that is involved in calcium absorption and promotes bone mineralization. In addition to promoting bone health, new research suggests that Vitamin D may help prevent cancers, autoimmune diseases such as type I diabetes and cardiovascular disease. How do we get adequate vitamin D? When we Read More >