Two are Always Better than One when Restoring Health

January 25th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

People are more successful in taking up healthy habits if their partner makes positive changes too, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Scientists at UCL funded by Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation, and the National Institute on Aging looked at how likely people were to quit smoking, start being active, or Read the entire post…


Harmful Effects of a High Protein Diet

January 18th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

High protein diets have gotten a lot of attention in the past decade, especially with the social popularity of the Atkins diet. However, much research shows the harmful effects on the body from consuming a high protein diet. From a recent study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers discovered that the risk of dying Read the entire post…


Want to Lose Fat- Get Cold

January 11th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, found that exposure to cold temperatures increases levels of a newly discovered protein that is critical for the formation of brown fat, the type of fat in our bodies that generates heat. With extended exposure to cold air, the protein, called transcription factor Zfp516, also helps the more Read the entire post…


How To Lose Weight Without Going On A Diet

January 4th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

More than two-thirds of United States adults are overweight or obese.  Every year countless studies are used to investigate various weight loss tactics.  A successful weight-loss program is a mind/body mission.  It includes a program to become healthy again and also dealing with psychological and habit changes. It’s important to get mentally prepared before you Read the entire post…


Hugs help protect against stress and infection

December 29th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Researchers found that greater social support and more frequent hugs protected people from the increased susceptibility to infection associated with being stressed and resulted in less severe illness symptoms. Instead of an apple, could a hug-a-day keep the doctor away? According to new research that may not be that far-fetched of an idea. The researchers Read the entire post…


Diet and Supplementation to Reduce Inflammation

December 21st, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

According to the Surgical Neurology International research group, pain, heat, redness and swelling are the class signs of the inflammatory process. Usually the origin of pain is an inflammatory response. For centuries, natural anti-inflammatory agents have been used to lessen the effects of the inflammatory process often with fewer side effects. The active ingredients of Read the entire post…


Religion/spirituality has positive impact on marital relationships and child development

December 14th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Adolescents who attend religious services with one or both of their parents are more likely to feel greater well-being while married couples who pray for their spouses experience greater relationship commitment, according to research. These were among the findings of studies published in the Journal of Family Psychology looking at how spiritual beliefs or behaviors Read the entire post…


To Get Rid of Stress Just Go to Bed Earlier

December 7th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

When you go to bed, and how long you sleep at a time, might actually make it difficult for you to stop worrying. So say researchers at Binghamton University in the US, who found that people who sleep for shorter periods of time and go to bed very late at night are often overwhelmed with Read the entire post…


Are Mental Disorders Caused By Permanent Stress?

November 30th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Activated through permanent stress, immune cells will have a damaging effect on and cause changes to the brain. This may result in mental disorders. The effects of permanent stress on the immune system are studied by the research group at the LWL university clinic at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB). Stress activates the immune system The Read the entire post…


Diet and Supplementation for Pain

November 23rd, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Pain is a major health concern of many individuals and more than half of Americans suffer from chronic of recurrent pain. Many individuals desire a simple remedy with an easy to grab pain killer. Yet there are numerous natural remedies that have been used for centuries that are just as convenient to use and are Read the entire post…