CATEGORY: Diet


The Distinctions Between Vasoconstrictors and Vasodilators

Erectile Dysfunction (ED), and your cardiovascular system. Learn what you can control. This week we are discussing the phenomena that as men age, they begin to experience concerns about the constancy and quality of their erections. There are medicines that[...]
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Aging – What is it, and What Causes it?

Why exactly do we age, and what can we do to slow down the aging process?   Before we can explain aging, we must explain how the body works:  Basically, from cells to tissues to organs we are constantly changing[...]
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New Information about Early Alzheimer’s Detection

Doctors are excited to have a new tool that may help them detect and treat Alzheimer's. Doctors have begun to discover a breakthrough in being able to determine if you are one of those people who are likely to develop[...]
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Obesity and Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

The Many Dangers of Obesity may now Include Colorectal Cancer. Women who have genetic predispositions to develop cancers and are under the age of 50 are more at risk if their BMI is over 24.5. In fact, the risk is[...]
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These are the Factors Leading to Heart Disease

Cardiac disease is not the only thing that results from plaque formation There are many factors that affect the development of cardiac disease, including: ObesityAdult onset DiabetesLow thyroidLack of exerciseInflammationSmokingDrinkingLow TMenopauseInsulin resistanceHeredity In my practice I begin by normalizing the[...]
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Cholesterol doesn’t Mean a Thing: A picture is worth a Thousand Words

What your Cholesterol level does and does not tell you about potential cardiovascular issues It would seem from the marketing that high cholesterol leads to heart disease, but it does not. Everyone gets very excited about high cholesterol findings on[...]
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How do Mitochondria get sick?

Free oxygen - free radicals are harmful to the body, and the damage they cause is in the mitochondria. When the human body is exposed to radiation (even the sun), toxins, stress, unhealthy food, infection and extremes of temperature and[...]
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Obesity and Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamins are vital to the enzyme pathways that make our bodies metabolize food into energy. You may think that people who take vitamins are crazy or hypochondriacs, but it is a valid truth that vitamins are vital to the enzyme[...]
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What Exercises Should You do to be Healthy? – Continued

Continuing the discussion on the different types of exercises. Exercise improves your overall feeling of well-being and helps get you to your ideal weight and muscle mass.  You may find yourself asking why you should go to this effort and[...]
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What Exercises Should You do to be Healthy?

How much exercise is needed for adults to achieve the health benefits of exercise? JAMA – November 20, 2018 According to the recently released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition (PAG) and as summarized in this issue of JAMA, it is estimated that[...]
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