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Dr. Champ at IHMC Evening Lecture Series


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…
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Can Exercise Make You Fat?


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


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

Breast Cancer Awareness

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


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


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 now…
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Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Bone Broth

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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Hormesis: The “Healthy” Stress?


For millions of years, humans have been surrounded by stressful and unfavorable events and times, ranging from plagues and droughts to periods of war and starvation.   Most would consider these events anything but good, and few would consider them…
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On-the-Go: Healthy Travel Tips

Pololu Valley, Hawaii

  We have officially reached vacation season. Many vacationers are undergoing crash diets and exercise programs to shape up for the beach or a visit overseas. However, few think about methods to keep the weight off and stay healthy once…
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