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Heal Your Heart: Cardiovascular Rehab One Plate at a Time by Eden Huma, RN (MSHN Graduate 2021)

By the mid-1900’s, heart disease was the leading cause of death in the U.S, with autopsies revealing coronary atherosclerosis as the culprit (Dalen, Alpert, Goldberg, & Weinstein, 2014). Diets in the United States were consisting of more sugar and animal fats, and smoking was on the rise while physical activity was diminishing. In addition, the read more…

Summing Up Sugar Alcohols by Dr. Andrea Pryce, N.D. (Hawthorn Faculty)

Sugar is one of the oldest commodities known to man and has at times been so valued that it was kept under lock and key in a sugar safe. The domestication of sugar cane occurred around 8,000BC in New Guinea. Nautical trade routes were responsible for the expansion of sugar throughout Southeast Asia, China, and read more…