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DCIS: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (November 2019)

Now accounting for approximately 20% of newly diagnosed breast cancer1, Ductal Carcinoma in Situ pertains to the abnormal cells within the milk ducts. It has not spread outside of the milk ducts and therefore is considered non-invasive.  Many oncologists refer to it...

Nutritional Tips for Athletes (September 2019)

  Protein: Protein helps maintain and support muscle formation and repairs within the human body. It can also help with energy. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, they suggest that athletes should consume between 0.5 to 0.8 grams of protein per pound...

What’s hiding behind your blood sugar? (August 2019)

You don’t just wake up one day and become diabetic.  In fact, there are virtually no symptoms that you may experience in early stages or in the pre-diabetes stage.  But then one day your annual blood tests come back and your doctor tells you that your Glucose was too...

SUNSCREEN: IS IT AS SAFE AS WE ARE LED TO BELIEVE? (July 2019)

It’s that time of the years again, hot and sunny weather has arrived in the Midwest, at least for a little while.  During your participation in summer outdoor activities it may behoove you to be armed with a little bit more critical information when reaching for the...

Concussion Nutritional Support (June 2019)

“It is estimated that as many as 3.8 million concussions occur in the USA per year during competitive sports and recreational activities; however, as many as 50% of the concussions may go unreported.”1 A concussion is considered a mild form of a traumatic...