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“Nothing on the News but the Blues”

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Yes, “Nothing on the news but the blues” is from a Kanye West song. He is a self-proclaimed genius, so apparently all of his lyrics should strike a chord with me, and this one actually did. To be honest, I…
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Do You Work for Your Dinner?

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Do We Deserve Dinner Tonight?   This thought rarely, if ever, crosses our minds nowadays. Though, that was not always the case for humankind or in some parts of the world currently. Many people have to walk several miles, hunt…
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Dr. Champ at IHMC Evening Lecture Series

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Watch the video on YouTube. Augmenting Cancer Therapy with Diet: Have We Found a Sweet Spot? Dr. Champ was recently invited to present his research on the link between diet and cancer diagnosis and treatment at Florida’s Institute for Human…
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Can Exercise Make You Fat?

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The thought of exercise actually making us fatter is impossible for most people to comprehend. Yet, judging by the continued increase in rates of obesity paralleled with increased rates of gym membership, we are clearly doing something wrong. What if…
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Take the Pledge for Breast Cancer Awareness

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With breast cancer awareness month recently coming to a close, there is no better time to stress the importance of women taking their health into their own hands. As discussed last week, the entire point of breast cancer awareness is…
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Breasts, Sugar Cookies, and Cancer Centers

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As a radiation oncologist who specializes in breast cancer, the month of October is always a special time for me. For those of you who do not know, October is breast cancer awareness month. This annual campaign stands to promote…
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Podcast 75 – Breakfast of Champions

In Episode 75 Roger and Dr. Champ Discuss: Exercise: When less is more Bicycling policy is indirectly associated with being overweight and obese Is Madrid really banning cars in the city center? Are your friends and family helping to spread…
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The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer: Where We Stand

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The ketogenic diet has recently taken off as a potential treatment option for many medical issues, including obesity, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease.   The potent improvement in metabolic dysfunction in those who are overweight or have coronary artery disease and…
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Exercise: When Less is More

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  With summer behind us and the days shortening, daily activity and exercise become even more important. No longer does the weather and late sunsets welcome us outside, easily allowing us to engage in sports, activities, and exercise.   Motivation…
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Let Food Be Thy Medicine

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My article this week focuses on one of my favorite and rarely discussed benefits of fat: conjugated linoleic acid.   For simplicity, we will call it CLA, and to stress its importance, one of the many studies looking to supplement…
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