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Get Cultured! Fermented Foods for Aging Well

Fermented foods are the new “it” food today, even though fermentation is a centuries-old process that was around

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Your Brain Works Better With More Nutrients

The March 2019 issue of NeuroImage published findings from researchers at the University of Illinois of an association between higher plasma levels of specific nutrients and improved brain connectivity and cognitive performance in older individuals. The study included 116 participants aged 65 and 75 … Continue reading

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Are These 8 Nutrients Missing in Your Diet?

More than 90 percent of Americans fall short of meeting estimated average requirements for at least one vitamin or mineral. A big part of the problem? A diet heavy in nutrient-poor, refined and highly processed foods. Another culprit: modern farming … Continue reading

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Top 7 Nutrients Needed To Live Longer

When it comes to Anti-Aging Medicine, I’m always on the lookout for the latest research on new methods, substances and thinking, that will help my over-50 patients (and my readers) stay younger and healthier longer.  In the last decade or … Continue reading

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Nutrient Deficient? How Can You Tell?

Could you be low in essential vitamins and minerals? Learn how to spot nutrient shortfalls in your diet based on chronic symptoms. Symptom: Symmetric low-back pain. Possible deficiency: Vitamin D. Sun exposure generates less vitamin D in darker-skinned people and … Continue reading

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Signs of Depression: These Surprising Nutrients Boost Mood

At this time of year, I’m reminded to also ask my older patients how their mental health is doing. Older

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Speed Up Your Mental Performance with These 4 Nutrients

Many of my older patients have told me that if they had to pick a condition to get as they got older, it would be something other than one that affected their brain and mental performance.  After all, who you … Continue reading

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Fight Fatigue With These Energizing Nutrients

Over the past couple of decades, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has gone from an it’s-all-in-your-mind diagnosis to a recognized disease that zaps the energy of an estimated 1 million Americans. It affects four times more women than men, according to … Continue reading

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5 Nutrients to Fight Hearing Loss

Cars, planes, concerts, and fireworks.  What do these all have in common? (No, we’re not talking about traveling and the 4th of July). All of these are examples of things that lead to noise-induced hearing loss. There’s about 10 million … Continue reading

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How Do FoodTrients Work Like Medicine?

In both of my cookbooks, I have included a chart that lists the FoodTrients nutrients, their benefits, which foods are loaded with them, and their properties (anti-inflammatory) , disease preventing , etc.) along with my 8 symbols. Here are just a … Continue reading

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