10,000 STEPS A DAY?

I’ve not used a pedometer, but many people do to make sure they get adequate walking exercise –  10k steps (or more) a day are...

Is this cereal healthy?

Don’t believe the hype!  Ignore: “Peace,” the “Street Yoga,” the “Recycle”…  Just because it’s sold for a high price at Whole Foods doesn’t mean it’s...

Decision fatigue makes us crave sugar

From the NY Times Magazine article about decision fatigue: And this isn’t the only reason that sweet snacks are featured prominently at the cash register, just...

Weight (resistance) training helps keep women from gaining belly fat

Resistance training is a key part of my exercise routine, generally two 45 min sessions a week. Dr Kathryn Schmitz, at U Penn, has shown:...

CAN STATIN DRUGS USED TO TREAT HIGH CHOLESETROL CAUSE DIABETES?

Many Americans, obese and otherwise, have high levels of “bad” cholesterol (LDL).  These high levels can contribute to heart disease.  The statin drugs lower LDL,...

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge.

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