Dr. Jennie Yoon Buchanan is the medical director of women’s imaging services at Florida Hospitals in the Orlando area and in Palm Coast, Florida. She is also a clinical assistant professor of radiology at Florida State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Buchanan completed her medical school, radiology residency and fellowship training in breast imaging at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She has been in practice, specializing in women’s imaging since 1999 and is an author and the publisher of her newest blog: PinkIsPowerful.com
Dr. Buchanan is also the founder of Jennie Yoon Buchanan M.D. Breast Cancer Fund Inc. This fund provides free mammograms and breast imaging services for impoverished and uninsured women.
In this book, Dr. Buchanan presents an indepth journey into the remarkable world of proteins. In her words, "protein is not just an additive found in the foods we eat. It is also the building block for our bones, organs, tendons, ligaments, muscles, hair, teeth and skin.
Proteins also are essential components of enzymes that allow all the chemical reactions that occur in our bodies.
It is now documented beyond the shadow of a doubt that one of every eight women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. And more than 40,000 women will die every 12 months from this dreaded disease.
Fortunately progress is being made to lower that number but there is still a lot of work to be done in that regard.
Whenever a conversation about healthy eating or weight loss starts, it is not unusual to hear conflicting comments about how protein consumption can help a person lose weight safely.
Often the confusion is based on whether or not there is really a need for taking protein supplements, especially if you are not a fitness trainer or muscle builder.
Cancer Is Linked With Poor Nutrition!
This is the headline of a recent report from the World Health Organization. The report clarifies that next to diseases of the circulatory system, cancer is the most active and important cause of death and accounts for approximately 35% of current deaths.
It is for these women that Dr. Buchanan focuses her energy on a mission that continues to expand.
As a Medical Director of Digital Imaging, Dr. Jennie Yoon Buchanan has seen what happens when disease attacks a body from the inside and works its way to the outside. Not a pretty picture.
And her fascination with the body's response to a diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables has led to this colorful and tasty series about recipes, beginning with a fantastic variety of smoothies
"Stay out of the sun, because it is the worst thing in terms of aging. I'm very medical. I come from a medical family."
Dr. Jennie Yoon Buchanan, Medical Director of Women's Imaging for a major hospital group, has seen her share of the impact of aging on the human body. In this book, she provides fundamental details about our relationship to aging, especially in regard to skin care.
Most of us know that sleep is part of our normal daily routine, and we don't perform well if we don't get enough of it. According to a study published by the Harvard Medical School in 2008, such health concerns as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension, can be attributed to getting an inadequate amount of sleep.