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Darren Farnesi

Look Better Naked: The dirty truth about Canola Oil

Mainstream media says that canola oil is “heart healthy” and is a good source of monounsaturated fats, similar to olive oil. It’s important to realize that much of what you hear in mainstream media is influenced heavily by marketing tactics of major food companies. Canola oil is cheap to produce and made from rapeseed.

Look Better Naked: The gastro-immune system connection

Antibiotics are prescribed to eliminate bad bacteria. Yet millions of “good bacteria” or probiotics also live in the gut and help to promote a healthy immune system. Most antibiotic treatments are not able to tell the difference between the two and tend to wipe out the population of good bacteria.

Look Better Naked: Lifestyle playing into Alzheimer's

Deborah Barnes and colleagues from UC San Francisco have identified seven key risk factors which there is consistent evidence of an association with Alzheimer’s disease.

Look Better Naked: Gardens calm the senses

There are an estimated 7.7 million new cases of dementia per year and almost half of the seniors living in residential care are affected.

Wine, Women & Hormones workshop to discuss healthy aging

"Wine, Women & Hormones" will teach participants how to empower themselves and get informed on making healthy choices. The workshop will discuss personalized hormone therapy and answer women's questions. Participants will learn how they can gain more energy, lose weight, increase their sex drive, and have better emotional control.