All Posts By Dr. Karen Reed Ph. D.

Relearn As We Return To Normal

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By Susan Bowerman, Senior Director of Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training, Herbalife Nutrition The world has a new list of safety measures to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities. We are re-learning the critical importance of frequent handwashing, as well as adapting to wearing face coverings in public, not hugging or shaking hands, and practicing ...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder: What Are The Signs And Symptoms?

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Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a debilitating condition that can significantly affect the quality of your day-to-day life. The disorder can develop in childhood or adulthood and lead to a variety of symptoms that make it difficult to carry out daily functions.  Medical professionals have studied GAD and compiled a list of common signs and symptoms. ...

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Using Bovine Colostrum as an Immune-Boosting Mechanism for Athletes

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The widespread adoption of bovine colostrum immune-boosting supplements utilizing the liposomal delivery mechanism is increasing amongst athletes, especially ultra-distance, endurance athletes.  Consequently, it is worth examining the bovine colostrum immune-boosting properties as well as how the liposomal delivery mechanism works as part of the explanation of why these nutritional supplements are increasing in popularity. What is bovine ...

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Eating Healthy with Frozen Foods—Debunking Frozen Food Myths

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Families are facing new challenges when it comes to shopping for groceries while adhering to the government’s #StayAtHome mandate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to recent findings, frozen food sales have spiked 78.8% compared to a year ago, as many families are turning to the availability and convenience of frozen foods. This is attributed ...

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What are the Practical Applications of DPCR Technology

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Digital polymerase chain reaction (or DPCR) technology provides a means of quantifying nucleic acid through the clonal amplification of a nucleic acid molecule with the enzyme DNA polymerase. While the conventional method relies on the theoretically exponential nature of amplification, DPCR creates multiple testing regions within the same sample. It therefore supplies results which can ...

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What You Need to Know About Face Masks in 2020

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Face masks should be an important part of your skincare routine. They help you deal with some of your most common skin problems, such as dry skin and oily skin. Depending on the face mask that you’ll use, it can hydrate your skin or remove any excess oils and impurities, resulting in a smoother, healthier, and more beautiful skin. But ...

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