Eat These 2 Types of Nuts to Improve Your Health

By Andrew Merle Nuts are the most common snack among centenarians who live in Blue Zones — the places around the world where people live the longest — where they eat two handfuls of nuts per day. Recently, studies have pointed to two types of nuts with especially potent

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Don’t Ignore Your Pelvic Floor: A Muscle Group We all Should Know More About

By Sujata Martin, MS, OTR/L By being out of sight, the pelvic floor is also out of mind for most people. Most of us don’t realize the impact that a healthy pelvic floor has on our overall health and wellness until we experience troubling symptoms. Throughout our

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Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees Challenge!

John R. Oishei Foundation Challenges Western New Yorkers to Raise $25,000 for Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees With $25,000 Matching Funds BUFFALO, NY (October 26, 2021) – Today, Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees is announcing that The John R. Oishei Foundation has offered the campaign a matching

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Eat Healthy, Exercise, Sleep, and Find Your Passion: About Our Cover Model

by Annette Pinder Kelly Cardamone is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Exercise Physiologist, Integrative and Functional Certified Practitioner, and Certified Wellness Coach at General Physician, P.C. She is also pursuing a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition from Rutgers University. Above all, her passion is helping people improve

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Bringing Together Nutrition and Medicine in Buffalo: A Virtual Symposium Worth Watching

By Madeleine Kates The idea that diet can affect, and reverse illness was the topic of Buffalo Niagara Medical Center’s (BNMC) First Annual Food as Medicine Symposium hosted virtually last month. This year’s theme, Harvesting Health 2021, was a call to action that brought together medical professionals

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BNMC’s 1st Annual Food as Medicine Symposium

By Judith Fales, MA My first thought in learning about the BNMC (Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus) 1st Annual Food as Medicine Symposium was, “What would bring a group of doctors, dieticians, nutritionists, food growers and distributors and others together for eight hours on a Saturday?” I was

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Are You Poisoning Your Pet?

Courtesy Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society As responsible pet parents, we must do everything we can to protect our animals from common poisons and toxins. Here are some common items that are responsible for poisoning pets. Rat poisons. Rat poison is deadly to pets, and its use should

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Adult Children with College Degrees Influence Parents’ Health

by Bert Gambini, University at Buffalo Write down the benefits of obtaining a college degree and, more than likely, all the items on the completed list will relate to graduates, including higher salaries, autonomous jobs, and better access to health care. All of these factors, supported by

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Lead is a Poison, but Lead Poisoning is Preventable

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is recognizing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week from October 24-30, 2021. “Lead is a poison, full stop,” said Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein. “Parents, pediatricians and public health are all partners in identifying children who have been poisoned by

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