Mindfulness – Inside the Dementia Epidemic

I found myself thinking about life recently. About living. Of the average life, so to speak. And how it’s evolved over time in the recent past. Consider this, the average life expectancy for a person born in 1850 was about 38 years old. By the turn of the century it had risen to around 48 […]

Sleep! Who Needs It, Right?!

We have all heard the term “you snooze, you lose”.    For some reason most people think that sleep is more of a privilege than a necessity. We are so busy with the demands of our jobs, families, friends, chores and other obligations that we tend to rush around and skimp on sleep, just to get […]

Nutritional Support for the Management of Dyslipidemia

UltraMeal Cardio 360° is a medical food formulated to provide specialized support within a nutritional management program for dyslipidemia. Many clinical experts recommend lifestyle changes including the addition of specific cardio-supportive nutrients as a first step to managing cholesterol. The UltraMeal Cardio 360° Medical Food Program offers science-based support for patients with high cholesteroland triglyceride levels. It’s never too late […]

Is Hormone Replacement Safe?

For many years, there has been a lot of debate over the safety and long term effects of hormone replacement for women who have gone through the menopause or hysterectomy, but there is a great deal of misleading information out there which is leaving many women unsure of what to believe. Hormone replacement can help […]

Weight Loss Tips to Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

It’s that dreaded time of the year again. The time of the year when your realize that your best effects to lose weight have not paid off. If you are still struggling to lose weight, make sure to implement the following weight loss tips to optimize weight loss. Water, water , water …drink up! Quite […]

Nitric Oxide: At the Heart of the Matter

Nitric Oxide is Essential for a Healthy Cardiovascular System Nitric oxide (N-O) is crucial for optimum health. It helps to relax the blood vessels and improve blood circulation, thus may support healthy blood pressure and increasing nutrient and oxygen delivery to every system, organ, and tissue in the body. In the field of medical research, N-O is being researched for […]

Oxytocin | The Human Need For Touch

I first remember learning some specifics about Oxytocin during medical school while working in Labor and Delivery. A synthetic analog of it, Pitocin, was frequently used to assist a difficult childbirth. It was used in triggering the uterus to contract and thus was valuable in aiding a stalled labor as well as minimizing uterine blood […]

Serotonin and Sunshine

 “Sunshine, on my shoulders, makes me happy.” -John Denver When I was a young boy my family spent our vacation time on the road, traveling in a small R.V., exploring and camping throughout the U.S.. While doing so, our primary source of entertainment for those often long drives was listening to an old 8-track player. John Denver’s Greatest […]

Coffee | A Cup a Day

“A morning without coffee is like sleep” If you’re like me, the start of your days are often jump started with that beverage we call coffee. This is because of the known stimulant properties of caffeine, which is a commonly recognized component to the drink. And it was because of this caffeine that we were […]

Nutritional Balance & Weight Loss

Losing weight is never an easy journey no matter if you want to lose 10 pounds or 100 pounds, but for some the road to a slimmer, healthier body seems particularly tough. Do you find yourself working out on a regular basis, and yet you still can’t lose any weight? You’re not alone; many people […]