Nutrition

Do vitamin D supplements help with diabetes, weight loss, and blood pressure?

Vitamin D is a nutrient your body needs for building and maintaining healthy bones. That's because your body can only absorb calcium, the primary component of...

This nutrient is essential for preventing cancer, boosting immune system

In a new study from the University of Basel and elsewhere, researchers found the level of magnesium in the blood is an important factor...

Fasting for autoimmune diseases: What you need to know

Fasting is the willful refrainment from eating and sometimes drinking. From a purely physiological context, "fasting" may refer to the metabolic status of a person...

How our gut can use eggs to accelerate cancer

Are eggs good for your health or not? Previous research showed that eating eggs leads to elevated levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as the...

Green tea can boost your immune function

It’s green. It’s tea. And it’s one of the healthiest beverages we can drink. It can be enjoyed hot, cold or even in powdered form,...

7 grab and go diabetic snacks for perfectly balanced blood sugar

Here are 7 diabetic snacks that won't raise your blood sugar and give you balanced blood sugar levels. When you are in a hurry and...

Sugar detox? Cutting carbs? A doctor explains why you should keep fruit on the...

One of my patients – who had been struggling with obesity, uncontrolled diabetes and the cost of her medications – agreed in June 2019...

Glaucoma and nutrition: Why what you eat matters

There’s no shortage of diet programs — Paleo, Mediterranean, intermittent fasting — all claiming to be the best option for a healthy life. Research has...

The best diet for your thyroid health

The thyroid is the butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the neck. The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate the body's metabolic rate controlling heart,...

Benefits of rosemary for brain function

Rosemary is an herb native to the Mediterranean region. The leaf and its oil are commonly used in food and also to make medicine. Rosemary is...