March 2014

This 1 Nutrient Prevents Hip Fracture Better than Calcium

You’ve heard that, as you get older, you need more calcium to protect your bones against fracture – especially disabling and, potentially deadly, hip fractures.  And, that’s true – especially if you’re a post menopausal woman.  But, it’s not the only mineral you need.  New research has found that magnesium may be better at protecting […]

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This Preventable Cancer Risk Increases in Middle-Age

We’re just a few short days away from the beginning of spring.  Soon you’ll be spending more time outdoors and, before you know it, it’ll be summer again.  If you’re middle aged and like to spend a lot of time in the sun exercising, playing sports, working around your home, you’ll want to know about […]

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Ladies – Fight Menopause Symptoms Doing This Twice A Week

If you’re a woman over 50, just entering or even post menopause, I’d like to talk to you about a fun way to fight the symptoms of estrogen loss and boost your heart health at the same time.  New research says you can gain relief from menopause symptoms as well as boost your cardiovascular health. […]

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A Take at Home Test for Alzheimer’s – A Camera That Scopes Your Colon

I’m always looking for new research, treatments and tips that will help my patients stay healthy and fight premature aging.  Recently, I came across 2 new and important testing devices that can help my patients know the health of their brain and colon, as they get older.  So, I’m sending them along to my readers […]

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This One Factor Could Lead To Blindness As You Get Older

I’ve mentioned several times how getting older can affect your eye health. That’s why I’m interested in keeping your eyes, as well as the rest of you, healthy.  I’ve just learned of new research that sheds some light on a certain risk factor – especially for men – for developing cataracts.  I think you’ll be […]

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Libido Boost For Ladies: Natural Extracts You Can Use vs The Pink Pill

Well, the buzz is all over the internet.  A new “pink pill” (not to be confused with the older, American product Osphena, the “pink Viagra”) has just been released in the United Kingdom.  Even though it’s a pretty costly product, women everywhere are wondering how they can get their hands on it.  Unfortunately, according to […]

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Research Says These 2 Popular Foods May Cause You To Gain Weight

If you’re trying to lose weight and are drinking diet sodas and eating at fast food places a few times a week to save time in your busy life, might you actually be sabotaging your weight loss goals?  I’d like to tell you about the findings of some recent studies and the real truth about […]

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Hearing Loss, Cell Phones, TCM: The Effect On Your Health

Recently, I came across 3 unrelated issues that can really impact your health. One of them involves something you likely use everyday – all day – your cell phone.  Another involves learning more about the secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for new treatments for cancer and many other conditions.  Lastly, if you’re over 50, […]

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Got Menopause Mood? 5 Exercises That Brighten Your Day

As a cardiologist, I see a lot of menopausal and postmenopausal women.  When estrogen starts taking a nosedive around age 50, a woman’s heart becomes more vulnerable to disease.  Not to mention that she often just starts feeling out of sorts with all the awful symptoms that menopause can unload on women. That’s why I […]

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This Common Food Stops Fat Storage, Lowers Risk of Diabetes

I know you just read that title and thought, whaaat? A fat that helps you prevent and even lose belly fat?  Yes, you read it correctly.  But, you wonder, doesn’t eating fat cause you to store more fat? According to new research, the answer is No. It all depends on what type of fat you […]

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Lose Belly Fat Faster: Forget These 6 Foods!

There are about 5 weeks left to go before spring is officially here and I know you’re struggling to meet that deadline for your weight loss goals.  You may not realize, though, that a few of the common foods you eat everyday could keep you from achieving your goals.  Let me tell you what they […]

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For Mental Fitness Forget That Rx “Happy Pill”

I’ve spoken to you about many aspects of physical fitness in my newsletter articles.  This time, though, I’d like to speak with you about your mental fitness – the health of your mind and psyche – especially if you’re a middle-aged Boomer.  You’re of the age that research statistics say carries a much higher risk […]

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