Sugar Substitutes

Walk down the aisles at the grocery looking for a sugar substitute. OMG! How do you choose? Especially if you are one of the millions with diabetes. This list may help. They are the most common artificial sweeteners and how they affect your blood sugar levels. Agave...

Coffee Can Be Good for You?

OK, everything in moderation. Remember those tales we all heard that coffee causing health problems? Things like it can stunt your growth and too much of it causes heart disease and cancer. Recent research (probably done by coffee drinkers) shows that coffee may not...

Colon Cancer Stats

Colon Cancer Alliance was founded in 1999 by a group of 41 survivors, caregivers and friends who saw the need to educate and provide support to those affected by the disease. The organization has grown helping nearly 1.5 million patients and families each year. The...

GI Cancer Screening – Is it worth it?

Learn about GI Cancer Screenings and how they can help you. Download PDF Topic Question Highlights Discussion of GI Cancer Screenings (CRC, esophageal, pancreatic, liver) For screening to be effective, the purpose must not be to only discover cancer but to PREVENT...

Should I take a daily probiotic?

This is a question we often receive in our practice. There is limited data from clinical research on the effectiveness of probiotics and these are not standardized formulations. However, there are some probiotic preparations with promise in preventing or treating...