Romans

July 12, 2011

CDC: One in four high school students drinks soda daily

According to the results of a nationwide survey of over 11,000 high school students in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly […]
July 11, 2011

Which vitamin D supplement boosts levels best — D2 or D3?

It turns out that vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) has the edge.
July 10, 2011

ConsumerLab.com puts multivitamins to the test

Long-time readers know of my fondness for and (unpaid) endorsement of ConsumerLab.com, one of the two best companies that test natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) […]
July 10, 2011

Sleep deprivation associated with carbohydrate craving and depression

In a number of past blogs I’ve discussed the association with lack of sleep and overweight and obesity. This association is found in children, teens, and […]
July 7, 2011

Mom’s sleep position during pregnancy may affect stillbirth risk

HealthDay reported that pregnant women who sleep on their back or right side have “twice the risk of having a stillborn infant” as women who sleep […]
July 7, 2011

Life expectancy has fallen in hundreds of US counties

In my 2005 book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat, I published this the then shocking statement, “If we don’t get […]
July 6, 2011

Short-term HRT may be safe for menopause symptoms

HealthDay reported, “Treatment with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), if tailored to an individual woman’s needs, appears to be safe during menopause, according to a report released […]
July 5, 2011

New guidelines for sunscreen

The Food and Drug Administration’s long-awaited announcement of significant changes to sunscreen labeling was widely reported both by television and print media. The changes will empower us, […]
June 16, 2021

If your gift is to encourage, then give encouragement

So Christ himself gave … the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built […]
June 16, 2021

If your gift is giving, then give generously

In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor. … In the […]
June 17, 2021

If your gift is to lead, do it diligently

God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers. … The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are […]
June 17, 2021

If your gift is to show mercy, do it cheerfully

Jesus said, “Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?” … He asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
June 19, 2021

To one there is given faith by the same Spirit

Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and […]
June 21, 2021

To another there is given through the Spirit miraculous powers

Jesus … coming to his hometown … began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed. “Where did this man get this wisdom and […]