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Dr. Ritu Goel

Dating Matters

Dating Matters® is an initiative developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to educate and protect teens from dating violence.

HEALTHY MOUTH Healthy You

There is growing scientific evidence to prove that maintaining oral health is associated with improved overall health. A healthy mouth reduces the risk of deve...

Kids and Diabetes:

Is Your Child at Risk? When discussing diabetes, most people don’t think about children. Though type 1 diabetes usually develops during childhood and is pri...

Magnesium Deficincy

Magnesium is utilized to facilitate the movement of messages and nerve signals throughout the body. It also assists in the relaxation of the mind and body and calming of the nervous system, an important function in those suffering from hyperactivity disorders. Children with hyperactivity disorder tend to behave calmly if their bodies are calm and relaxed. When the levels are optimal, thinking is clear and concentration is better. When magnesium levels are low, a person may experience muscle twitches and spasms.

Diabetes Alert

Diabetes is a chronic and progressive disease that, if left uncontrolled, affects the entire body in the long run. It is characterized by high blood sugar levels, or hyperglycemia, that occur due to either a deficiency or reduced effectiveness of insulin hormone. Due to a change in lifestyle and eating habits in the current century, diabetes is spreading at an alarming rate. According to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, more than 8% of the American population is suffering from diabetes.
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The Right Use of Protein Powder

If you have attended a gym you must have heard talk about various types of protein powders. Consuming protein powders, whether as a shake or in some other form, is becoming more and more popular as a nutritional supplement. The truth is that protein powders are helpful in very specific circumstances but excess use may be harmful to the body.