Healthy Aging Articles

eating healthy on thanksgiving
Thanksgiving: a day dedicated to giving thanks, spending time with loved ones, and indulging in one of the biggest carb-filled, sugary, fattening feasts known to mankind. The average American eats 3000 calories every Thanksgiving - and that’s just during dinner! Add in appetizers, drinks and sweet... Read More
anti aging treatments
The adage says it’s better to give than to receive. Now, there is scientific evidence that shows the health benefits of giving. During this time of giving thanks and giving gifts, I thought I would share the facts and stories that prove there are health benefits of giving. Health Benefits for the... Read More
healthy and stress free for the holidays
It’s officially that time of the year --- the holiday season. By the time November rolls around, classic holiday songs in every department store serve as a constant reminder that you are in the midst of the “most wonderful time of the year” and the “happiest season of all.” What these jovi... Read More
what is functional medicine
Functional medicine addresses the root cause of disease. It incorporates how all systems work together and this is done in a partnership with doctor and patient. It is less reliant on treating symptoms with medication and more reliant on lifestyle choices. If you want to learn what is functional med... Read More
healthy halloween treats
When you think of Halloween treats, what comes to mind? Most people would say chocolate bars, sugary lollipops or candied apples, but health-conscious snackers might struggle to find diet-friendly options to satisfy their sweet tooth. Last year I shared four guilt-free options for healthy Halloween ... Read More
My patients often ask me: “What are the benefits of testosterone and is it safe?” There have been several articles that state testosterone is not beneficial and is not useful for preventing heart disease, memory or as an anti aging supplement. The bottom line is you have to look at the study and... Read More
health benefits of pumpkin
Now that the fall season is officially upon us, pumpkin mania is back in full swing. Walking down the aisle of any grocery store this time of year you’ll notice an abundance of pumpkin flavored everything, from coffee to cereal and even protein powder. While these artificial flavors are mostly jus... Read More
iodine for thyroid health
It is estimated that approximately 33% of the world’s population is deficient in iodine. Iodine is essential to make thyroid hormones and to prevent other health conditions such as mental impairment and goiter and complications with pregnancy, including stillbirth and congenital anomalies. Many pe... Read More
anti-aging superfoods
When it comes to anti-aging skincare, what do you typically think of? Infomercials with a celebrity spokesperson might tell you expensive lotions and pricy serums are the secret to the fountain of youth, but it’s actually much simpler (and much more cost effective) than that. The truth is, anti-ag... Read More