By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Our brains make us human. This complex 3-pound organ enables us to see, smell, touch, feel, express, remember, interact with, and connect to the world around us. It is made up of 100 billion neurons (nerve cells) which form 1 million new connections every second. Neurons are connected to other…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
I recently had the honor to answer some of my patients’ health questions, many of which inquired about  various aspects of having a  broken brain. One wondered whether someone with moderately severe Alzheimer’s would be okay eating ice cream if he’s doing everything else correctly.
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
Ketogenic diets are hardly new, but they’ve become increasingly popular in the last few years for weight loss and much more.  As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I have used modified ketogenic diets for some patients over the past year and have found some positive outcomes, mainly improvements in…
By Eileen Boté
The tradition of making New Year’s resolutions dates back to Ancient Roman times with the two faced god Janus, who kept one face looking toward the past and one face towards the future. Romans believed Janus could forgive them for past mistakes and bless them for the year…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Ever get to the food court at the airport and head straight for the Cinnabon stand? (Oh, no!) Does the sight of a TSA line trigger a Pavlovian response, sending you sprinting to the first Sbarro you see? Well, judging by the line in front of those fast ‘food’ joints,…
By Lisa Nicotera, DC, RN
Do you have a personal vision of your desired health? If not, I encourage you to make one, and here’s why!   You may have heard about creating a vision board to bring about that which we would like to add to…