People with chronic diseases are always looking for new ways to relieve their symptoms and possibly find a cure. And more patients are turning to functional medicine to find new avenues for treatment. While there are several such clinics operating in Central and Northern Virginia, a new medical practice is opening in Southwestern Virginia that focuses on the whole patient.
Who doesn’t love chocolate? Well, scientists at Virginia Tech have new evidence that one particular ingredient in chocolate could give some people more reason to love it.
Ironic as this sounds at first, scientists at Virginia Tech say compounds in one of the ingredients in chocolate appears to help prevent diabetes and promote weight loss. Sounds sweet, right? Actually, it’s just the opposite says Andrew Neilson, Assistant Professor of Food Science and Technology
A hunger relief program at Washington & Lee University has garnered the attention of Governor McDonnell for contributing to the life and welfare of low-income rural residents in Rockbridge County. Volunteers at the Campus Kitchen Project put the saying “Waste not, want not” to good use.