What about Cholesterol

Hear the phrase “high cholesterol” and visions of heart attacks and stroke probably come to mind. Cholesterol is generally viewed by main stream medicine and the public in a negative light.  In fact, from all the hype out there, you’d think having cholesterol at all was a disease. But does it really deserve the “bad…

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How do the foods we eat effect our brain Health?

Here is some more proof on you are what you eat.  According to a recent article published in Journal of Medicinal Food, the hundred trillion bacteria living in the intestines have a tremendous impact on behavior and brain health.  These impacts are also seen in how we sleep, respond to stress and also play a…

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How Stress causes diabetes and autoimmune diseases?

I suppose it can’t be stressed enough. Learning how to manage stress in our lives is important when it comes to staying healthy. It’s important too because when we feel like the world is on our shoulders due to our work life or home life or all of the above, it triggers the flight or…

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Can the Mediterranean Diet Help slow The Aging Process?

More and more evidence is beginning to mount on the fact that the Mediterranean diet is one way to adopt a healthier diet.  Now new research is also suggesting that it may indeed be a way to slow the aging process.  The mediterranean diet involves a diet that rich in fruits, vegetables, and fish.  The…

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How is Sugar is worse than salt for your Blood Pressure?

According to a paper published in the online journal Open Heart added sugars to your diet may higher your risk for hypertension and cardiovascular disease more than salt does.  Heart disease and hypertension cost the United States over 50 billion dollars a year and causing more than 348,000 deaths a year. It’s very easy to…

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Have you been getting enough Sleep?

A lot of my patients seem to be having problems with getting a good night sleep, and it’s something that needs to be addressed. Sleep is very important to our bodies, and the quality of sleep that we have during the night matters as well. When I talk about quality of sleep one should look…

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