Health Pearls

We Summarize Latest Medical and Scientific Studies


It’s easy to be overwhelmed with medical information in the media.

It is often written with the intent of being big on headlines but short on important details. We present that information in a reliable manner so you can be well-informed. We also summarize medical conference news

We hope all the pearls we will be gathering will help you on your journey to good health and happiness!


Mmm – looks good, but is it worth the calories?

In today’s Local Living section of The Washington Post, there’s a well-written and illustrated article titled Walk away vs walk it off by Gabriella Boston.  It gives a visual demonstration of how few calories you burn with various activities relative to how many you can consume by eating a fast food meal. When you’re huffing and puffing at the…
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Exercise Training, Omega 3’s and Fast Food

Some pearls for 6/29/2013Exercise Training Frequency, Omega 3s and Breast Cancer, and Fast Food Exercise frequency in previously sedentary women aged 60-74Hunter, et al, MedSciSportsExerc, 2013Jul 45:1386 We know that aerobic exercise (in this study, treadmill and bike) and resistance training (circuit of 10 exercises done twice) can maintain physical performance as the years go by.…
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Health Pearls for the month of June/2013

Health Pearls for June/2013, gathered from the Duke Medical Center’s Health News: 1. A protein rich breakfast can curb evening snacking and cravings for junk food.  A good example is anhigh-protein, 350 calorie breakfast consisting of eggs and lean beef, burritos, or egg-based waffles with applesauce and a beef sausage patty, plain Greek Yogurt and…
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