Consuming too much grain could punch a big hole in your health, according to the new book, Grain Brain.
Which of the four produces the greatest surge in blood sugar — you know,  the same toxic fuel that has contributed to a doubling of diabetes in our country? 1) a slice of whole-wheat bread 2) a Snickers bar 3) a tablespoon of pure white sugar 4)a banana It’s the not the candy bar, which has a glycemic index of [...]
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Tired of watching consumers getting literally burned, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed new regulations for the makers of sunscreen products. The new rules go into effect on Dec. 17, 2012. According to Dr. Laurie Woll, a dermatologist with practices in Glendora and Montclair, Calif., they were long time coming. “The FDA’s regulations for [...]
Let me start with this: I hate running. Like, I really fucking hate it. I know some people out there can’t get enough of that shit, and they dream of nothing more than chugging organic free-range veggie smoothies and talking about their ultra-rigid interval-training regimens while stair-stepping their way up around the outside of Sauron’s [...]
While sitting on some of the best patio furniture on the planet and sipping fabulous berry smoothies, several guests at Outdoor Elegance in La Verne on Tuesday night listened to La Verne Chiropractor Afshin Kaivan-Mehr discuss his 21-day purification program designed to help people feel and look better. “Called the Standard Process Purification Program, it gives you a [...]
Virtually every adult can remember a time when they overdid it in their efforts to get that golden tan and instead ended up lobster red.  The result was painful and resulted in a peeling, flaking mess far from the desired result.  Perhaps you experienced sun sickness with blistering, nausea, chills, fever and even flu-like symptoms A [...]
Don’t look now, but Jennifer Blaz, owner of the Massage Envy in La Verne, has signed a lease and is ready to start the build-out for a new Massage Envy in the Glendora Marketplace. She has become a one-woman tour de force, who is singlehandedly trying to end the current economic recession. At her La Verne [...]
In honor of National CPR Day, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the American Heart Association (AHA), will be hosting three Countywide Sidewalk Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) “Hands Only” public education sites in the local area this Thursday, June 7. “Hands Only CPR can [...]
The lead message from Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s (PVHMC) 22nd Annual Perinatal Symposium at the Fairplex Convention Center on Wednesday, April 18, came through loud and clear: “Babies Are Worth the Wait.”   “The vast difference in newborn development between a 39-40 week gestation infant and one born just a few weeks earlier can be critical [...]