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Your Depression: Brain Changes or Nutritional Deficiency?

As you get older, it’s typical to have sporadic incidents of misplacing your keys, forgetting someone’s name, or where you left your glasses. Yet, persistent memory loss that’s also accompanied by depression can be early warning signs that you may be developing brain changes than can result in dementia in the coming years.

January 31, 2013 Newsletter

What you eat can make a big difference in how you look, feel and think. This week, Grace O focuses on brain health and the foods that can help you focus, fight off dementia, and improve your mood. Let us also introduce you to strontium, the “other” bone health nutrient, and fill you in on how sugar affects your skin. Read More

Ditch Bad Nutritional Habits to Improve Your Health

If you’re in the Baby Boomer age group (49+), you ‘came of age’ in a unique period of time when many manufacturing innovations and societal changes came about.  Most of you have an adventuresome, visionary spirit and want to stay youthful, active and healthy well into your old age.  Yet, statistics show that 7 out of 10 Boomers are overweight with a higher risk for heart disease, diabetes, dementia, hypertension, cataracts, sexual dysfunction and many other age-related ailments.  In a generation that’s so youth-and health oriented, why are many Baby Boomers plagued by these age-related ailments?  The answer to that […]

Coffee’s Surprising Heart Benefits

If you’re one of the 150 million Americans that drink coffee on a daily basis, we have good news for you. Despite decades of medical advice from organizations like the American Heart Association that coffee may be bad for your heart, breaking research has proven that moderate coffee consumption offers powerful protection against heart failure and stroke.

Dr. Hyman’s Blood Sugar Solution

From Dr. Oz to Bill Clinton, people everywhere are listening to what Dr. Mark Hyman’s new book, The Blood Sugar Solution, has to say regarding the rise of obesity and diabetes. The latest research shows that insulin imbalance is the major cause of weight issues and diabetes, as well as heart disease, cancer, dementia and most other diseases. Diabesity, the continuum of health problems ranging from mild insulin resistance and being overweight to obesity and diabetes, is the single biggest health epidemic of our time. It is almost entirely caused by environmental and lifestyle factors, which means that it is […]

Heart-Healthy Foods Help You Live Longer

The health of our arteries is so important for longevity. More people in the U.S. die from inflamed arteries (which can lead to heart attack and stroke) than from cancer or any other disease.

Finding New Roads to Healing

On Tuesday, October 29, the Astoria Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sylmar invited its community of physicians and service providers to attend an open house event focused on New Roads to Healing and featuring health experts in the fields of nutrition, longevity, brain health, stress and heart disease.

Super Nutrient – Better Than Raisins in A Box

I’ve advocated “nutritional medicine” to my patients for years now.  After all, if Nature can help reduce their dependence on prescription medications, I’m all for it. So, when I learned about the nutritional/health benefits of this one amazing berry, I’ve been recommending it to my patients ever since.  Let me tell you about it too… One Amazing Berry – Multiple Health Benefits White mulberry (also known as Morus alba or Turkish mulberry) has been used in Asian medicine for some time.  Even though the plant is named “White mulberry”, the mulberry fruit itself can be different colors like black, purple, […]

Risk of Alzheimer’s In Older Population Decreasing Worldwide

Improved healthcare for physical and mental health are linked to a worldwide trend of less Alzheimer’s disease or delayed Alzheimer’s, U.S. researchers say.

Beets: The Vegetable with Anti-Aging Properties

If you’re past 50, you may be wondering what you can do to return the youthful glow to your skin.  As a dermatologist, I know that there are several things you can use on your skin topically to make it look younger, but the #1 thing that influences the way your skin looks is what you put in your body.  So, I’d like to tell you about a common vegetable with some uncommon skin and overall anti-aging benefits that you can reap today! Look Younger, Protect Your Heart and Brain with Beet Juice Researchers are finding out more and more […]