As a diabetic, Scot Proctor looks forward with trepidation at the end of each year to his annual checkup with his ophthalmologist because of his history of heart disease and diabetes and the trauma of diminishing eyesight that often accompanies the disease. Good news would be a gift. Diabetes is usually a progressive disease.
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Thanksgiving 2020 is the PERFECT time to test out small quantities of new and healthier recipes and/or discover healthier substitutes for old faves! After all, what matters more in this precarious year than our health? Here are 10 tips for a healthier Thanksgiving and some great links for healthy holiday recipes!
Nitric Oxide is the most important molecule produced in our cardiovascular system. In fact, loss of the production of Nitric Oxide is recognized as one of the earliest events in the onset and progression of cardiovascular disease. From high blood pressure, heart failure, coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis, heart attack and stroke, Nitric Oxide plays an essential role in combatting all these conditions.
When Is the Best Time to Begin Efforts to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? An Account of Our 10-Year Journey
A wise man from Germany, now living in Salt Lake City, reminded us in an article in the January 2014 Ensign of an old proverb: “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” How does this proverb apply to Alzheimer’s disease prevention?
It sometimes surprises us that it took over 80 years for the majority of the early Saints to commit to giving up harmful substances. Those of us who grew up keeping the Word of Wisdom are fortunate to have never developed the addictions that many of the early Saints had, but are we really all that different from these early Saints?
With 21 verses of dietary counsel in the Word of Wisdom, why are the prohibitions the ones most emphasized? Why is this the only part of the Word of Wisdom that many Saints know? I certainly don’t have all the answers, but this week I will explore this topic.