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Evidence for the Functional Treatment of COVID-19

Functional Medicine Treatment of COVID-19 At the time of this writing- right after the junction of Passover and Easter, we are all doing our best to “social distance” and the curve is about to flatten any day now-at least in New York. I’ll update this article when something looks to be outdated or even inaccurate.… Read More »

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The latest recommendations to stay healthy and active til you’re 100

What’s a healthy lifestyle? Every time I write a “what’s new” type of article, I hope the reader is up to speed with a basic healthy lifestyle and has healthy habits for eating, exercise, and sleep. These are the real basics. Everyone wants to live a life absent from disease and frailty, a new term… Read More »

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Top 16 Nitric Oxide Foods and Herbs

Why Care About Nitric Oxide? Dietary nitrate consumption increases nitric oxide in the body. Nitric oxide or NO plays an essential role in cardiovascular health. Clinical trials with dietary nitrate have revealed improvements in blood pressure, ischemia-re-perfusion injury, and very importantly, vascular lining (endothelial function) as well as arterial stiffness. It has also been linked… Read More »

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My Favorite Healthy Vegetable Side Dishes

Food means sustenance and health to me; and if I can make it taste good, well, that’s just a bonus. If you’re someone who considers how something tastes before you consider it’s health benefits, then perhaps this blog isn’t for you. At any rate, let me define what I believe to be healthy side dishes.… Read More »

Define epigenetics

How to Define Epigenetics and Apply the Health Benefits

Defining Epigenetics What is epigenetics? It’s the study of biological mechanisms that will switch genes on and off. I’ll explain what genes are in detail, but start by knowing genes contain your DNA, and your DNA contains the “instructions” for cellular expression in your body. This article will review: Epigenetics in Cells, DNA, DNA sequences,… Read More »

what is oxidative stress

Quiz for Oxidative stress

Why take this quiz? Put briefly and simply- oxidative stress and inflammation are the two major reasons we get disease and age more rapidly. One worsens the other and they both are treatable. Oxidative stress is poorly understood by many doctors, but studies showing that, for example, only small, dense “oxidized” LDL particles stick to… Read More »

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9 Secrets On How To Become Healthy and Stay Healthy

How to be Healthy: Introduction Telomeres are specialized structures at the ends of linear chromosomes. In some studies, length is related to diseases such as cancer, and in others, length is related to longevity. Longer is always better. If we start with the premise that oxidative stress and inflammation cause shorter telomeres, then perhaps we… Read More »

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The 20 Tastiest Foods High in Antioxidants

Introduction to Antioxidants Before we discuss the benefits of eating foods high in antioxidants, let’s consider a couple of basic things first: What are antioxidants? What are the benefits of antioxidants? Can you eat enough for optimal health? If so, what is the most scrumptious way for you to get these important vitamins? So, let’s… Read More »