Eat your broccoli is on the lips of many parents and what’s good for your children is also good for adults. Why so much attention to this dense green flowerlike vegetable and the other vegetables in this Brassica family such as cabbage, radishes, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and daikon? These cr... Read More
Improving mental health may be a fish story. Fat….it should all be in your head. Data suggests that populations that consume large amounts of fish appear to have relatively low rates of major depression. Rates of depression are high and increasing in parts of the world (eg, United States and Weste... Read More
We are obsessed with out computers and gadgets, e –mail, e- commerce, e-health, yet as exciting as all of it is, it may be detrimental to your health. Before you jump to conclusions, consider that the Archives of Internal Medicine in December 2009 devoted almost an entire issue to the benefits of ... Read More
Plastic is light, disposable and makes our life easier. Before you stock up on bottled water or other plastic coated packaged goods, consider the health as well as environmental impact. Bisphenol A (BPA) is used to manufacture rigid plastic used to make infant feeding bottles, plates, mugs, jugs, be... Read More
Radiation exposure is not just a function of a catastrophic disaster such as Chernobyl. What about Cat Scans, otherwise known as CT’s? We have a plethora of technology available to us to look inside ourselves and see tumors, plaque, abscesses, hemorrhages and other maladies. CT has had a profound ... Read More
Can “One A Day” keep the doctor away? A new report by Consumer Labs, a company whose mission is to independently evaluate products that affect health and nutrition, found that nearly one-third of the multivitamins selected for testing were found to contain significantly more or less ingredient t... Read More
Are you aging prematurely or at an accelerated rate and are you willing to change your lifestyle to enjoy a better quality of life? On Janurary 15, 2010, The New York Times wrote an article called Vigor Quest featuring Cenegenics Age Management Institute and one of its leaders, Jeffrey Life, a docto... Read More
You may weight the same as you were in college but are you thin yet obese? Not all weight is created equal. As we age our body composition changes, we begin to lose muscle mass in our mid thirties and become softer around the middle replacing lost mass with fat that weighs less than muscle. Even if ... Read More