Stress and Health — The Good and the Bad

“Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.” – Queen Latifah In our everyday life we are surrounded by a variety of people. Some of the people we deal with on a daily basis are a joy to be with, and their loving Read More

Taming Inflammation — The K to Longevity!

Scientists have cracked the secret of why some people live a healthy and physically independent life over the age of 100. For years now, patients who have seen me, people who know me, doctors who have heard me lecture, have heard me screaming about what inflammation is, what causes inflammation and how to reduce the Read More

What is a Juice Fast?

Two weeks ago, I went on a retreat to California. I had lots of sunshine, meditation, and a 3-day Juice Fast for detoxing. You really have to do a Juicing Detox yourself to truly understand how incredible it makes you feel. You may be surprised to know that 50% of your daily energy expenditure is Read More

Sitting is the new Smoking!

Much of today’s work takes place while sitting. This means that adults with an 8-hour workday often sit for at least 8 hours a day–perhaps even more, if their evenings are given to leisure habits like watching television. A 2010 study estimated that 70% of  average adults spend their time being sedentary, while the remaining Read More

Preserving Muscle in Menopause

New research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements can help women to significantly increase their muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass for at least 12 years after menopause. Dr LM Cangussu, from the Botucatu Medical School at Sao Paulo State University (Brazil), and colleagues conducted the double-blind, placebo-controlled trial over a nine-month Read More

VITAMINS WORK! BEWARE OF VITAMIN FRAUD!

Be very careful which brand of vitamin you buy! As an integrative physician, I believe strongly in the use of vitamins, herbals and supplements to treat patients. Whether to improve their overall health, improve cholesterol, blood sugar, balance their hormones, improve their energy, treat chronic infections, studies do prove that vitamins do work. What I Read More

Green Drink — The Powerful Magic Potion

I used to weigh 267 pounds. When I went to my doctor back in 1995, he said “Eat better and get some exercise.” I walked out of his office, head down, thinking “Yeah, I know that,” but then was struck by a very powerful revelation . . . I wasn’t sure what that meant. So Read More

RAINBOW COLORED DRINKS

Rotating your vegetables in your morning BLENDED GREEN DRINKS is a very healthy idea. There is significant literature in the nutritional journals to support eating a wide range of different vegetables. There are many vegetables to choose from, some are lower in sugar content, some are higher in sugar content, and some just don’t taste Read More

Chronic Inflammation IS THE Silent Killer!

Inflammation is the body’s response to everything which is not YOU. Whether that is stressors, lack of sleep, infections, injuries, allergens, a poor diet, toxins, and well, the list goes on and on.     Chronic Inflammation is more common than you think. Chronic Inflammation can cause stroke, heart attack and even cancer. It starts Read More

Restaurant Survival Guide — The 10 Golden Rules

  Eat Healthy! Eat Well! Enjoy the Night Out!   So often I meet with patients who tell me that they have a hard time eating well because they eat out frequently. I also eat out frequently, and you would be amazed at how some simple rules help you eat fantastic and yet very healthy. Read More

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