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Weight Loss Discussion with Dr. Hastings

Have You Had This Talk With Your Doctor?

By Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Carl Hastings If your doctor knew you had a health condition that puts you at increased risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and many other chronic health conditions, would…
Weight Loss Discussion with Dr. Hastings
Weight Loss Discussion with Dr. Hastings

IBS Awareness and the Fiber Connection

Although the causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are unknown, the symptoms and side effects have become all too familiar for many. IBS, which affects mostly younger women, can cause abdominal cramps, constipation, diarrhea and misery…
Weight Loss Discussion with Dr. Hastings

Vitamin E a Crucial Vitamin

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is more than a single vitamin. It’s a group of eight fat-soluble compounds. These compounds can be divided into two groups; tocopherols and tocotrienols, either of which can be alpha, beta, gamma or delta tocopherols.…
Weight Loss Discussion with Dr. Hastings

The Power of the Pomegranate

Throughout history, pomegranates have inspired artists, writers and countless cultures as a symbol of good fortune. Recently, clinical studies have revealed what good fortune this juicy, crowned fruit can offer you in addition to its unique…
Weight Loss Discussion with Dr. Hastings
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A Closer Look at Allergy Season

May is National Allergy Awareness Month, and I’ll bet it’s no coincidence that it comes in the spring. Understanding Asthma and Allergies Allergies are a result of an immune system gone haywire: The immune system mistakes a typically harmless…