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Word of Wisdom Blog - Implications Today

I have been wanting to write this blog for a long time. This isn't some doctrinal essay, it is Amy's interpretation (with backup from modern prophets and apostles) of an often ignored part of the Word of Wisdom (Doctrine and Covenants Section 89).

Eating Healthy-Are you succeeding?

Think you eat pretty healthy?  You may still not be getting the nutrients your need.

Chronic fatigue and bacteria

Some researchers have demonstrated that chronic fatigue patients have less diverse bacteria.

The Greater Good?

Statin drugs for cholesterol...the debate is ongoing, and interesting, and enraging all at the same time.

Is This HeartBurn Medication Safe?

What are proton pump inhibitors?  Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) lower the amount of acid in the stomach.   They are meant for short-term use (less than 3 months).  When used longer than 3 months, they have been associated with serious problems.

Who doesn't love Chocolate?

Dark chocolate is rich in anti-oxidants (It protects your cells from the damage of everyday life).  It has shown beneficial effects on cardiovascular health and post-exercise markers.

I can't remember.....

There is more and more evidence showing that the more fish oil we get, the bigger our brains

Magnesium--Cosmic Powers, Low Publicity

Magnesium is an important co-factor, or ingredient, in many reactions in the body.   Did you know, low magnesium has been linked in all the following things: Our diets usually lack in things with Magnesium.  Things like Spinach, black beans, avocado, dark chocolate and figs can give us some Magnesium. Some prescription medications deplete Magnesium.  Diuretics, like hydroch ...

Sleep and Genes

A Swedish study looked at the effect of loss of one night of sleep on genes that controls Circadian Rhythm.  These genes are altered after losing just a single night of sleep!!!This can lead to insomnia, depression, weight gain, and diabetes.  Source:  http://press.endocrine.org/doi/abs/10.1210/JC.2015-2284 *RESULTS MAY VARY DEPENDING UPON STARTING POINT, GOALS, AND EFFORT. ...

Broccoli to decrease allergies

In a 2014 UCLA study, exposure to diesel exhaust made the allergic response of patients worse.