Monthly Archives: July 2013

Balancing Health by Balancing Hormones

A quick note As part of my continuing education for my acupuncture license and credits towards my certificate in Applied Clinical Nutrition, this weekend I’ve been attending a seminar called “Balanced Hormones, Balanced Health” given by Dr. Ronda Nelson, PhD. … Continue reading

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Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer Study – Analysis

There’s a new study that came out yesterday that links the use of fish oils and prostate cancer.  Here is my short analysis. My statistics teacher in college on our last day of class, “If you don’t remember anything else, … Continue reading

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Courage in Getting Help

Where health and leadership cross paths came to mind again as I was listening to Family Life Today, a radio broadcast hosted by Dennis Rainey. In it he spoke about his experience amongst a group of combat veterans who were … Continue reading

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Food – quick and tangy salad dressing

  One of the simple joys in life is getting back in touch with nature after a day in an office, like going into the garden, putting your feet on some fertile soil, smelling the strong natural scents and picking … Continue reading

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Busted Doc Relationship – My Dental Story

About 10 years ago, I went to my dentist with a cracked filling on a lower premolar, a baby tooth that never got kicked out because the adult tooth never formed underneath. The tooth was suitably worn and a crown … Continue reading

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Where Health and Leadership Cross Paths

Since health and nutrition concerns are often vastly different from leadership issues,  I am currently working a new blog which will focus on leadership development. I will keep the current leadership articles here on BestBuckBuck but will later republish them … Continue reading

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Of Privates and a General – A Father’s story is never fully told

Prelude As I pondered over a post from a fellow blogger who wrote about keeping track of what you are grateful for, I made a note in my journal , “A father’s story is never fully told.” As we celebrate … Continue reading

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Conducting Herb Research – Friend or Foe? The

Conducting Herb Research – Friend or Foe? The principles of “complex” therapeutic agents are exemplified by herbal decoctions. In Chinese herbal medicine, prescriptions commonly have multiple ingredients which are boiled down in a process that often takes 1-2 hours. Herbs … Continue reading

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