Vitamin D Magic

With the growing body of science about Vitamin D, why wouldn’t anyone supplement with this little nutrient that packs so much health, but costs so little?  Here are a few benefits: Blood pressure Bones Brain Cancer Cell development Depression Heart Immune System...

Bleak Outlook for American Teens

How healthy are America’s teens? I take little solace in the statement that because of medical advances, our teens will likely live as long as their parents, but they will have quality-of-life issues. A new University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center study...

Weight is a Heart Issue

What is being overweight? Overweight and obesity are both defined by Body Mass Index or BMI (which is a ratio of weight to height). A BMI between 25 and 30 places someone in an overweight category and 30 or higher is considered obese. Why control your weight? The...

Blood Pressure Matters

What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure in your blood vessels. Blood pressure is expressed as two measurements, the lowest (diastolic) is the background pressure and the highest number (systolic) is the increased pressure that results...

CinchOklahoma.com

You’re doing fine, Oklahoma – except we rank #6 in the nation in obesity.  But before other states get all elated, the fact is that America is in trouble because of our weight problem.  Google it…research it…or look around. Some people have...