Written by Dr. Decker Weiss As a naturopathic cardiologist, the holiday season has not always been the “season to be jolly.” Rather, I’ve found it’s often the “season to spend in the hospital.” Why? Well, simply put, the holidays are a time when people change their habits, and that can put them at risk. The … Continued
Summertime is just around the corner, and we all want to look our best. While we tend to focus on extra fat or loose muscles, we forget to think about our bones. According to a recent study, losing weight might result in lower bone density. This is especially true for middle-aged women. Bones don’t just … Continued
By Dr. Mark Menolascino MD, MS, ABIHM, ABAARM, IFMCP March is National Nutrition Month which brings to mind an important topic regarding the lack of nutrition expertise in the United States. Smart food decisions are key to a healthy lifestyle, but with nutrition hardly touched upon in our nation’s medical schools, physicians begin their careers … Continued
By Dr. Cathleen London, M.D. Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month both fall in the month of February, shining the spotlight on our most vital organ, the heart. In the world of medicine, February also reminds us of a troubling fact—that heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women worldwide. As … Continued
February is American Heart Month, but we encourage everyone to put cardiovascular health first throughout the year—and nature can help.
By Ingrid Kohlstadt MD, MPH, FACPM, FACN New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep, so I’d like to share with you a few ways my patients are using plant nutrients to boost their resolve to eat right, exercise, and diet wisely. Many people are too tired to exercise and too hindered by food cravings … Continued