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Raeann Leal

Raeann is a graduate student at Loma Linda University School of Public Health pursuing her MPH in Lifestyle Medicine. In her free time, Raeann likes to cook unique and healthy dishes, read relevant and recent research articles related to diseases and their cures, and experience the outdoors.

Is Cancer Preventable?

Is there a way to modify our lifestyle to lower our risk of cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2019, cancer claimed the lives of 606,880 people in the United…

The “Florence Nightingale” Approach To Patient Care

Most, if not all of us, have experienced some kind of care as a patient. And whether you’ve been on the receiving end of an invested, caring physician versus a hurried, indifferent…

What’s The Big Deal About Protein?

Especially for those of us working in the health and wellness field, we hear this word so many times that it’s lost its meaning. Even for those who aren’t involved with health…

What Does Happiness Have Do To With Your Health?

At some point in our lives, we’ve leafed through at least one or two books about positive thinking. We’re well aware of the idea that our mindset can be the key to…

Is A Plant-Based Diet Good For Your Skin?

We’ve all made our “healthy” New Year’s resolutions at some point in our lives, right? For most of us, it only lasts a few months (or days) into the year, but others…

How Humble Legumes Can Prevent Chronic Disease

I grew up being taught to understand the nutritional benefits of the foods I ate. I was fortunate to be able to understand why I didn’t eat meat or dairy products, outside…

Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up For Your Circulation

Like many people, my job requires me to sit. And sit. And sit. Oh, and stare at a computer screen, too. Sometimes, I find myself emotionally drained because of the lack of…

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