June 2011

Build Muscles with Glutomine

Build Muscles With Glutamine

Many of my patients do strength training with weights several times a week and this is a good way to maintain muscle tone and strength. Another way to add muscle mass that I advise my patients to do is to add glutamine to their diet everyday to help you repair and continue to build healthy, stay-young muscles.

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Raw Food Recipes That Taste Good Too!

You might be thinking you’d like to give raw food diet a try. Why not? Even if you don’t know exactly how to begin to prepare raw foods, you can ease into it by following some very simple recipes. I suggest you begin by trying a few recipes you can do in your own kitchen without purchasing a high tech blender or dehydrator. I have chosen a few simple recipes that you can try using nothing more than a household blender and a chopping block. I hope you enjoy these as much as I do.

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Laser Hair Removal – What You Need To Know

In laser hair removal, a laser light is used to damage the follicles much like in electrolysis. The hair either stops growing permanently or it grows slowly and is much lighter in color and texture. However, laser hair removal doesn’t completely guarantee that hair will not grow back and often requires several treatments before you can achieve a prolonged hair-free result.

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The Raw Food Lifestyle: Is It Healthier?

Several of my patients have expressed an interest in trying the raw food lifestyle and want to know how they should go about it both to make their food as nutritious as possible and keep themselves safe as some foods should not be eaten raw. Here’s what I tell them.

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What Yoga Can Do For Your Joints And Bones

Frequently I hear my patients complain that they feel stiff all over especially in the morning when they first get out of bed. It takes them several moments of stumbling around and/or taking a warm shower before they can finally limber up. When I tell them that there is a form of exercise that can help banish that stiffness and creaky joints, their response is often one of surprise. It’s true, though. That exercise is the ages-old practice of Yoga. Here’s why.

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Meat, Dairy And Prostate Health

Indeed, red meat and dairy do confer some positive health benefits to men. According to research studies, however, meat and dairy can also contribute to a man developing prostate cancer. Let me explain how.

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E. Coli: How To Protect Yourself

From time to time, E.coli contaminations of food do break out across the United States. The truth is, you have to be very careful with the hygiene of your food. Many of my patients who have heard the news of these outbreaks have asked me how they could protect themselves against a possible E.coli contamination of their food. It’s not difficult and really only takes a little extra effort on your part to make sure you don’t become ill from possible E.coli contaminated foods.

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Acid Reflux: Stop It From Keeping You Awake

When heartburn occurs more than only occasionally, and you find yourself spending many nights awake burping up hot acid into your throat, you may actually have acid reflux disease. It has the same symptoms as common heartburn but it is caused by something more than the occasional dietary lapse. Here’s what I tell my patients about acid reflux.

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Protect your skin from the summer sun

Summer Sun and Skin Cancer

Most of us enjoy summer, doing all the fun activities that summer offers us. As I advise my patients, however, while planning all those outdoor summer activities, don’t overlook planning ahead for something very important – protecting your skin against cancer. That’s right. Summer sun can be great to spend time in but it can also cause serious skin health risks if we don’t take precautions.

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Reclaim the Energy of Youth

I call DHEA the “anti-stress hormone.” It’s the most abundant product of the adrenal glands. DHEA is the precursor used by your body to produce sex hormones like testosterone, estrogen and progesterone. You have a lot when you’re young but production dwindles with age.

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It’s Red…It’s Silvery…It’s Flaky…It’s Psoriasis!

Psoriasis can make people’s lives miserable…and it’s not easy to get rid of. I would like to take a few moments to explain what Psoriasis is and provide you with some alternative treatments besides anti-inflammatory drugs.

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It Burns…It Itches…It’s Just Plain Uncomfortable

Athlete’s foot and jock itch won’t kill you, but they sure can make you uncomfortable. Both of these annoying conditions are caused by the same fungus, the tinea fungus. Fortunately, tinea infections are easy to prevent and easy to treat.

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