Lung Cancer Awareness

Lung Cancer Awareness

Just Breathe November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, so I am joining the campaign to increase awareness by writing this blog post. Hopefully you will learn a few things! I’d like to give a shout out to several of Noreta’s patients who are currently...
A Pinch of Salt, a Lifetime of Health

A Pinch of Salt, a Lifetime of Health

A Pinch of Salt, a Lifetime of Health Salt is essential to our survival, but we’ve gone overboard with how much we eat in the past 50 years! Salt is important for several body functions including Nerve signaling Muscle functioning Maintaining a balance of water...
Forgive me, it’s my kidney!

Forgive me, it’s my kidney!

Forgive me, it’s my kidney! I’ve had a few patients come in with kidney disease recently and so here’s some information on this topic that I bet you don’t know much about! What do the Kidneys do? Each of your two kidneys acts as a screen, filtering excess water,...
Blood, Anemia, and Eating Newspaper

Blood, Anemia, and Eating Newspaper

Blood, Anemia, and Eating Newspaper What’s in blood anyways? Red blood cells (RBC)– Are pictured above and are shaped like a cross between a frisbee and a doughnut. Why are they red? Iron. By the way, you may recall that iron is the reason Mars is called “The Red...
Chicken Nuggets, Bacon, Apples and Our Kids

Chicken Nuggets, Bacon, Apples and Our Kids

Chicken Nuggets, Bacon, Apples and Our Kids Children’s diets are very important! As kids grow, it’s important for them to eat healthy food so they can use the vitamins and minerals in these foods to build a strong brain, bones, teeth, and more. A very interesting new...