How To Exercise For Your Mind

Friday, January 18, 2013 7:32:35 PM America/Los_Angeles

It’s one of those age-old facts of life that proper exercise is necessary for proper health. Most of the modern weight-loss diets typically include in their fine print that the results they advertise occurred in conjunction with ‘proper exercise’. I think it’s safe to say that it is so obvious that if you brought it up in casual conversation, you would hear a chorus of, “Yeah, yeah, yeah” and “I know, I know, I KNOW.” But the sad fact is that even though the importance of exercise is considered an obvious fact, we still have an obesity epidemic in this country in both the adult and children populations that is escalating. High glycemic, high-fat diets at home and in schools is partially to blame, but what about No Child Left Behind?

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Huntington's Disease: Halting The Decline

Saturday, December 15, 2012 9:43:50 PM America/Los_Angeles

This disease is a neuro-degenerative disease where the victim gradually loses voluntary motor function and cognitive abilities. After the diagnosis, victims typically require full-time care within 10 years or less due to complete loss of function. Most become either wheelchair-bound or bedridden. Many develop dementia, or depression, or psychosis, or all of the above. In the United States, 1 in every 30,000 people have the disease, but that number does not include the people who will eventually develop symptoms, but don't even know it. It is a very serious condition and it is important to understand the epidemiology of this disease as well as how to recognize symptoms early.

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Genetic Testing: Health Profiles

Saturday, January 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

More than 99% of your genetic material is exactly like that of every other human being. There are certain points along the human genome, however, where individual differences commonly occur. Genovations™ profiles target specific sections of these points to get a readout of your blueprint.

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