Frank Trapani

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Dietary facts, fallacies are everywhere

My wife, Sonia, and I founded, organized and ran the National Health Federation chapter and its yearly conventions when we lived in Hawaii.

Conquering fear is key to natural childbirth

Just what is “natural” childbirth?

Staying healthy most certainly is a laughing matter

In the Bible, the Book of Proverbs tells us: “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine.”

Reducing concussions calls for brain power

Recently I happened to watch a documentary called “League Of Denial” on KCTS. Essentially it was about the brain injuries incurred by football players.

Yogurt can help collar baby colic

The bane of motherhood since motherhood began, especially for new mothers, has been the inconsolable crying baby.

Chocolate: The devil’s in the details

I like chocolate! Who doesn’t? It’s the “food of the gods,” after all.

Understanding the difference between hunger and appetite

In past columns we have discussed low blood sugar — hypoglycemia — and how it affects us. Let’s continue that discussion.

Toxic formaldehyde is in many things — even clothing

For the past year this column has spent most of its focus on health related to nutrition. Today, however let’s discuss another pressing problem — the subject of formaldehyde in our environment.

Microscopic 'good guys' do a world of good

Probiotics are microorganisms intentionally introduced into the body for their beneficial qualities.

Eat a nutritional rainbow, including red, yellow

The new nutritional recommendation these days is to “eat rainbow.”

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