Powders and juices and pills, oh my! They’re everywhere – miracle elixers promising to transform us into the slim and healthy person we want to be. But if they help, why are people pudgier and sicker than ever? My belief? There is no magic pill. There is a conscious decision to make healthier choices, and… Read More Supplements – Help or Hype?
Allow me to cull the wordiness and give you the bottom line: there are 10 foods/food groups encouraged on The MIND Diet and 5 we’re told to avoid… Read More The Answer to Better Brain Health May Be Your Fork!
I took my nearly 94-year-old father-in-law to his doctor appointment the other day. At this point in his life, every medical visit includes a cognition test. The questions are easy unless you’re almost 94 years old and dealing with the natural decline of the brain. My father-in-law’s neurologist told us we all naturally have half… Read More Keeping Your Brain Power
Fitness is such an individual thing. Yes, fitness classes and fitness groups are very popular, but what you like and what works for you is pretty specific. For some, it’s all about running. Others just want to pump weights. Body-weight exercises (we used to call them calisthentics) also have a huge following and come in… Read More My Latest Fitness Craze
So here we go – I took this photo with my iPhone during my dermatology visit. Bad lighting, no foundation, a paper exam robe . . . could I be any more stripped down and exposed? All this to prove a very important point. May is Melanoma Awareness Month. Although breast cancer is still deadlier… Read More Your Dermatology Visit – So Important for Your Health