What You Need to Know About Donating Blood

January 30, 2017

Why is the need for blood so great? To put things in perspective, someone who was in a nasty car accident would need as many as 100 pints of blood. The blood donation process can only acquire up to 1 pint of blood per donor. 100 generous volunteers must come together to save the life of 1.

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5 Popular Myths about Protein That Are Simply False

January 26, 2017

Protein is one of our body’s many building blocks, specifically for tissue and muscle mass. We need to consume a regular amount of protein on a daily basis in order to keep our bodies intact. Because protein is so crucial to our survival and diet, believe these five myths about protein can inflict more harm than good:

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6 Fascinating Facts About Blood You Didn’t Know

January 23, 2017

January is Blood Donor Month. Several of our facilities in Upstate New York are holding blood drives next month, so mark your calendars and donate blood! We all know that we need blood to survive. But did you know that there’s also a little bit of gold in our blood? Here are a few more fascinating facts about blood that you probably didn’t know about.    

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5 Stubborn Myths About Body Fat DEBUNKED

January 20, 2017

Fat has been vilified beyond belief. There are countless products and service to lose fat, blast belly fat, trim the fat, and so on. Many different foods have fat-free and low-fat iterations. We’ve been conditioned to believe that fat is bad and needs to be eliminated. The very word “fat” is hurled at people as insults. But…IS it as bad as we’ve been led to believe for so many years? No. Time for a little biology lesson: Fat 101.

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How to make sure Alzheimer’s patients have good diets

January 11, 2017

A good diet is crucial for an Alzheimer’s patient as poor nutrition can exacerbate negative behavior and could result in weight loss that they can’t afford to have. How can caregivers make sure that Alzheimer’s patients are properly nourished?

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