Archive for October 2011

Cider Vinegar Cleanse for Back Pain Really? Yes!

Another Amazing use for Cider Vinegar Many of my patients come to me with areas that are tight and painful. Though there are many things that can cause this, one of the most common culprits is lactic acid buildup from lack of oxygen getting to the skin and muscle. I believe this happens more often…

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Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Nutritional Cleanse

How to use Apple Cider Vinegar to improve your health Morning 1) Take one 2-3 oz of OACV (a shot glass size portion) on empty stomach. If you’d like, go ahead and add 1 teaspoon of honey or grade B maple syrup (Like Mary Poppins says, “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down!”).…

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Boost your well-being with Superfruits

Looking for a fast way to pump up your antioxidants and increase your nutrients? Try increasing your intake of what are being called “superfruits.“ This is a non-clinical name for a category of fruits (mainly berries) that are more densely packed with nutrients and other compounds that help fight disease. Acai, noni, goji berry (or…

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Tango: It’s not just for Dancing with the Stars!

Time to Tango! My patients sometimes think I’m kidding when I “prescribe” tango dancing. I often suggest it to my Parkinson’s patients to help them develop strength, coordination and balance. But tango is a great exercise for anyone who wants to enhance their core strength and even improve your brain function. (I’m partial to Argentinian…

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Research on Enoki Mushrooms & Cancer

For centuries, Enoki mushrooms have been considered by the Japanese to be an anti-cancer, anti-aging food. And Nagano, Japan (the center of enoki cultivation) has an extremely low rate of cancer compared to other regions.   Now, research by National University of Singapore shows that eating enoki (or golden needle) mushrooms can destroy 95% of…

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Go Mediterranean and take control of your diabetes!

Mediterranean Diet vs Diabetes According to a recent article on Dr. Oz’s Real Age website, eating a Mediterranean diet high in whole grains, fruit and fish and low in dairy and red meat can reduce your chance of getting diabetes by 83%. That’s a staggering statistic—and one that definitely deserves more investigation. The researchers out…

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Treating menopause symptoms with acupuncture

Menopause signs & Symptoms I recently met with acupuncturist Steve Gordon, LAc of Flatiron Acupuncture in New York to get his tips on how women can deal with the frustrating hot flashes and night sweats that often come with diabetes. Take a look and let me know in the comments if these help you!

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