Archive for December, 2009

New Year Tips from Dr. Ebanks on WFSB-Better CT

Posted on 28. Dec, 2009 by drebanks in Broadcast, Media

(WSFB – 12/28/09) According to CNN Health, approximately 100 million people make New Year Resolutions every year. Unfortunately, most people don’t succeed because they haven’t made their resolutions attainable or specific enough. Losing weight and getting in shape is one of the most common New Year Resolutions.

What can people do to make good on their New Year resolutions and turn them into lifestyle changes? Set realistic New Year Resolutions and be specific about what you want to accomplish. Below are some tips to help you achieve and maintain good health and stick to those New Year Resolutions.

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All About Hemp by Cassandra Forsythe, PhD, RD

Posted on 24. Dec, 2009 by import in Blog, Nutrition, Obesity, Youthful Aging

What is hemp?

“Hemp is not marijuana”

A lot of negative perception surrounds hemp, due to its association with marijuana (which some people feel is a detrimental substance). However, the hemp plant, botanical name Cannabis Sativa L., is just one variety of many Cannabis strains (1). Hemp crops used today for food and fabric contain a much smaller concentration of the psychoactive component, THC (Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) than varieties used recreationally. Read the rest of this entry »

Surprising Health Benefits of Sex

Posted on 22. Dec, 2009 by import in Blog, Exercise, Heart Disease, Men's Health, Women's Health, Youthful Aging

I don’t imagine there are very many people who need convincing that sex is a good thing, or that would need coaxing to engage in more sex.  Sex is extremely pleasurable and that should be sufficient reason to vigorously pursue it.  The one caveat is to avoid risky, indiscriminate sex that could potentially create very unhealthy situations, such as STD’s, AIDS or unwanted pregnancies.

What specifically constitutes “good sex”  is as variable as there are different tastes in clothing or food.   There has been quite a bit of study on this topic, though not all of it would pass rigorous scientific scrutiny.   Read the rest of this entry »

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